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Garey, Thomas Andrew(Encyclopedia)Garey, Thomas Andrew, 1830–1909, American pioneer in citrus culture, b. Cincinnati. He traveled from Iowa to California by ox team (1849–52). In 1865 he built a citrus nursery on land now a commer...
Dorsey, Thomas Andrew(Encyclopedia)Dorsey, Thomas Andrew dôr´s [key], 1899–1993, American gospel musician, b. Villa Rica, Ga. He began his career as a blues pianist and songwriter. Later he became a church choir director in Chica...
Foulis, Andrew(Encyclopedia)Foulis, Andrew foulz [key], 1712–75, and Robert Foulis, 1707–76, Scottish printers, brothers. They worked in partnership as printers to the Univ. of Glasgow. Their publications were famous both fo...
Oliver, Andrew(Encyclopedia)Oliver, Andrew, 1706–74, lieutenant governor of colonial Massachusetts (1771–73), b. Boston. Oliver was elected to the provincial council in 1746 and later served as secretary of the province. His...
Melville, Andrew(Encyclopedia)Melville, Andrew, 1545–1622, Scottish religious reformer and scholar. He studied abroad, came under the influence of Theodore Beza, and was a professor at Geneva. He was principal (1574–80) of the...
Mellon, Andrew William(Encyclopedia)Mellon, Andrew William, 1855–1937, American financier, industrialist, and public official, b. Pittsburgh. He studied at the Western Univ. of Pennsylvania (now the Univ. of Pittsburgh), but he left c...
Browne, Thomas(Encyclopedia)Browne, Thomas, d. 1825, Loyalist commander in the American Revolution. A resident of Augusta, Ga., he was the victim of colonist violence in 1775, when he was tarred and feathered for ridiculing the ...
Sully, Thomas(Encyclopedia)Sully, Thomas, 1783–1872, American painter, b. England. Having come to the United States as a child, he first studied with his brother Lawrence, a miniaturist, and later for a brief time with Gilber...
Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding(Encyclopedia)Huxley, Sir Andrew Fielding, 1917–2012, British physiologist, educated at University College, London; grandson of Thomas Henry Huxley, half-brother of Sir Julian Huxley and Aldous Huxley. He finishe...
Bell, Andrew(Encyclopedia)Bell, Andrew, 1753–1832, British educator, b. St. Andrews, Scotland. After seven years in Virginia as a tutor, he returned to England, was ordained a deacon, and later (1789) became superintendent o...
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