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Born: on September 03, 1923


American businessman who founded the fast food chain Taco Bell

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AmericanJay NIXON born Jeremiah Wilson NIXON

American politician who is the 55th and current Governor of the U.S. state of Missouri

Nixon is a lifelong resident of De Soto, Missouri, where he was born. His mother, Betty Lea (née Willson), was a teacher and president of the local school board, and his father, Jeremiah "Jerry" Nixon, served as the city's mayor. One of[...]

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American politician


AmericanHiester CLYMER 

1827 - 1884
American political leader from the state of Pennsylvania

Clymer was born in Morgantown, Berks County, Pennsylvania. He attended Princeton University, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1849. Clymer practiced law in Berks County and Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.

He was a[...]

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American politician


AmericanLucius ELMER born Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus ELMER

1793 - 1883
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New Jersey's 1st district

Elmer was born in Bridgeton, New Jersey on February 3, 1793. He attended the private schools and graduated from the University of Pennsylvania. During the War of 1812, he served in the militia as a lieutenant of artillery, and was promoted to[...]

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AmericanMarjorie HUSTED born Marjorie CHILD

1892 - 1986
Home economist who helped develop the brand character Betty Crocker

Born in Minneapolis, she was a graduate of the University of Minnesota and an initiated member of Kappa Alpha Theta.

In 1924, the daytime radio broadcast Betty Crocker Cooking School of the Air debuted. For two decades, Crocker was[...]

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World Wars & Contemporary Wars - British Politician


EnglishEdward STANLEY born Edward George Villiers STANLEY

1865 - 1948
British soldier, Conservative politician, diplomat and racehorse owner

Derby was born at 23 St. James's Square, London, the eldest son of Frederick Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, by his wife Lady Constance Villiers. His paternal grandfather Edward Smith-Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, was three times Prime Minister of[...]

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AmericanZelda WILLIAMS born Zelda Rae WILLIAMS

American actress

Williams was born in New York City to Robin Williams and his second wife, Marsha Garces Williams. Robin Williams stated that he named her after Princess Zelda of The Legend of Zelda video game series. Her mother is of Filipino and Finnish[...]

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