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Allyson-DOWNEY
Born: on November 29, 1963

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Fraudster & Robber

Sam-BASS

AmericanSam BASS born Samuel BASS

1851 - 1878
American Old West train robber and outlaw

After failing at a series of legitimate enterprises, Bass turned to crime. He formed a gang and robbed the Union Pacific Railroad gold train from San Francisco, California. Bass and his men intercepted the train on September 18, 1877, at Big[...]

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Adventurer

Joseph R.-WALKER

AmericanJoseph R. WALKER born Joseph Rutherford WALKER

1798 - 1876
American mountain man and experienced scout

Walker was born in Roane County, Tennessee. Early in 1832 he joined Benjamin Bonneville's expedition from Fort Osage, Missouri. Next spring, Bonneville sent a party of men under Joseph Walker to explore the Great Salt Lake and to find an[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Charles Lewis-TIFFANY

AmericanCharles Lewis TIFFANY 

1812 - 1902
Leader in the American jewelry trade in the nineteenth century, he founded Tiffany & Co.

Born in Killingly, Connecticut on February 15, 1812, Tiffany was educated in a district school and in an academy in Plainfield, Connecticut. Starting at the age of 15, he helped manage a small general store started by his father, the owner of a[...]

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Actor - Author - Director

Diane-LADD

AmericanDiane LADD born Rose Diane LADNER

1935
American actress, film director, producer and author

Ladd was born Rose Diane Ladner in Meridian, Mississippi, the only child of Mary Bernadette (née Anderson; 1912–2002), a housewife and actress, and Preston Paul Ladner (1905–1982), a veterinarian who sold products for poultry and[...]

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Actor

Bruce-DERN

AmericanBruce DERN born Bruce Macleish DERN

1936
American actor

Dern was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Jean (née MacLeish) and John Dern, a utility chief and attorney. He grew up in Kenilworth, Illinois. His paternal grandfather was George Henry Dern, a former Utah governor and Secretary of[...]

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Sciences - Other

William H.-PRESCOTT

AmericanWilliam H. PRESCOTT born William Hickling PRESCOTT

1796 - 1859
American historian and Hispanist, who is widely recognized by historiographers to have been the first American scientific historian

William H. Prescott was born in Salem, Massachusetts on May 4, 1796, the first of seven children, although four of his siblings died in infancy. His parents were William Prescott, Jr., a lawyer, and his wife, née Catherine Greene[...]

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