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William-HOLDEN
Born: on April 17, 1918

William HOLDEN

American film actor


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Lawyer, Magistrate - Industrialist, Businessman

Valerie-JARRETT

AmericanValerie JARRETT born Valerie BOWMAN

1956
Senior Advisor to the President of the United States

Jarrett was born in Shiraz, Iran, to African-American parents James E. Bowman and Barbara Taylor Bowman. Her father, a pathologist and geneticist, ran a hospital for children in Shiraz in 1956, as part of a program where American physicians and[...]

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Industrialist, Businessman

Cliven D.-BUNDY

AmericanCliven D. BUNDY 

1946
Owner of the Bundy Ranch in Bunkerville, Nevada

Cliven Bundy went head to head with the Bureau of Land Management over the removal of hundreds of his cattle from federal land, where the government said they were grazing illegally.

Bundy claims his herd of roughly 900 cattle have[...]

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American politician

William Paul-JARRETT

AmericanWilliam Paul JARRETT 

1877 - 1929
Sheriff and congressional delegate representing the Territory of Hawaii

Jarrett was born and grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, on the island of Oahu, and attended Saint Louis School. His father was William H. Jarrett and mother was Emma Stevens. He married Mary H.K. Clark. He was one of the earliest leaders of the Hawaii[...]

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Actor

Richard-DREYFUSS

AmericanRichard DREYFUSS born Richard Stephen DREYFUSS

1947
American actor

Dreyfuss was born Richard Stephen Dreyfus in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Norman, an attorney and restaurateur, and Geraldine, a peace activist, and was raised in Bayside, Queens. Dreyfuss is Jewish. He has commented that he "grew up thinking[...]

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Sciences - Other

James Francis-SHOBER

AmericanJames Francis SHOBER 

1853 - 1889
African-American doctor

Dr. James F. Shober was an African-American doctor and the first Black Physician In North Carolina. From Waughtown, N. C. his father was the white Francis Edwin Shober. He was a co-founder of the first Sunday school in North Carolina and a law[...]

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Adventurer

Edward-BUNKER

AmericanEdward BUNKER 

1822 - 1901
American pioneer, Mormon, and community founder of Bunkerville, Nevada

Bunker was born in Atkinson, Maine, the youngest of Silas and Hannah Berry Bunker's nine children. As a teenager in the fall of 1841, he struck out on his own with his brother-in-law John Berry to Wisconsin "to see the[...]

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