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Maria-WESTON CHAPMAN
Born: on July 25, 1806

Maria WESTON CHAPMAN

American abolitionist


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Singer & Musician

Bobby-HART

AmericanBobby HART born Robert Luke HARSHMAN

1939
American songwriter

Hart's father was a church minister and he himself served in the Army after leaving high school. Upon discharge, he travelled to Los Angeles seeking a career as a singer.

Boyce met Hart in 1959, and the following year played guitar[...]

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Author

Danielle-STEEL

AmericanDanielle STEEL born Danielle Fernandes Dominique SCHUELEIN-STEEL

1947
American novelist, currently the best selling author alive and the fourth bestselling author of all time

Steel was born Danielle Fernandes Dominique Schuelein-Steel in New York City, the only child of Norma da Câmara Stone dos Reis and John Schulein-Steel. Her father was a German Jewish immigrant, a descendant of owners of Löwenbräu[...]

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Singer & Musician

Patsy-CLINE

AmericanPatsy CLINE born Virginia Patterson HENSLEY

1932 - 1963
American country music singer

She was born Virginia Patterson Hensley on September 8, 1932, in Winchester, Virginia, in the city's Memorial Hospital. She was the eldest child of seamstress Hilda Virginia (née Patterson; March 9, 1916 – December 10, 1998) and[...]

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Actor - Model

Madison-PETTIS

AmericanMadison PETTIS born Madison Michelle PETTIS

1998
American actress, voice actress and model

Madison Pettis was born on July 22, 1998 in Arlington, Texas to Steven and Michelle Pettis. Her father is African American and her mother is of Italian, French, and Irish descent.

Pettis was first noticed when her mother entered[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Roy W.-ALLEN

AmericanRoy W. ALLEN 

1882 - 1968
American entrepreneur, founder and namesake for A&W Root Beer and A&W Restaurants

Allen was born in Illinois in 1882 to a Mr. and Mrs (née Davis) Allen. From there he headed west to California, working as a hotelier. During his time as a hotelier, Allen came across a chemist or pharmacist, while doing business in[...]

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Religion - Other - American politician

Daniel-WALDO

AmericanDaniel WALDO 

1762 - 1864
American clergyman, Chaplain of the House of Representatives

Born in Windham, Connecticut, Waldo served in the American Revolutionary War and later became a missionary and clergyman. In 1856, at the age of 94, Waldo was named Chaplain of the House of Representatives.

It is recorded that he[...]

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