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Born: on August 05, 1889

Conrad AIKEN

American novelist and poet

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AmericanBenjamin HARDIN 

1784 - 1852
Secretary of State of Kentucky

He was born at the Georges Creek settlement on the Monongahela River, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania and then moved with his parents to Washington County, Kentucky in 1788. Hardin attended the schools of Nelson and Washington Counties,[...]

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American politician


AmericanJenny HORNE born Jenny ANDERSON

Lawyer who made a speech falsely claiming to be a descendant of Jefferson Davis to bring down the Confederate in South Carolina

Jenny Anderson Horne is a Republican member of the South Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 94. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Horne earned her B.A. in English from the University of South[...]

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AmericanEmily POST born Emily PRICE

1872 - 1960
American author famous for writing about etiquette

Post was born Emily Price in Baltimore, Maryland, possibly in October 1872 (the precise date is disputed).[a] Her father was the architect Bruce Price and her mother was Josephine (Lee) Price of Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. After being educated[...]

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American Civil War, Mexican-American War, War of 1812 - American politician


AmericanJohn ADAIR 

1757 - 1840
American pioneer, soldier, and politician, he was the eighth Governor of Kentucky

John Adair was born January 9, 1757, in Chester County, South Carolina, a son of Scottish immigrants Baron William and Mary [Moore] Adair. He was educated at schools in Charlotte, North Carolina, and enlisted in the South Carolina colonial[...]

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Lawyer, Magistrate - American politician


AmericanReuben H. WALWORTH born Reuben Hyde WALWORTH

1788 - 1867
American lawyer and politician, he was the last Chancellor of New York

Walworth was the son of Benjamin Walworth and Apphia (Hyde Cardell) Walworth. The family removed to Hoosick, New York, when Reuben was still a child. He studied law at Troy, was admitted to the bar in 1809, and commenced practice in Plattsburgh.[...]

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AmericanMike HUCKABEE born Michael Dale HUCKABEE

American author and politician who served as the 44th Governor of Arkansas from 1996 to 2007

Huckabee was born on August 24, 1955 in Hope, Arkansas, the son of Mae (née Elder; 1925–1999) and Dorsey Wiles Huckabee (1923–1996), conservative Southern Democrats. Huckabee is of English ancestry, with roots in America since the[...]

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