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Blair-UNDERWOOD
Born: on August 25, 1964

Blair UNDERWOOD

American television and film actor


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

Milton A.-CANDLER

AmericanMilton A. CANDLER born Milton Anthony CANDLER

1837 - 1909
American lawyer, Confederate officer and politician

Candler was born in Campbellton (then the seat of Campbell County but since 1932 in Fulton County, Georgia). He was the first child of the former Martha Bernetta Beall (1819-1897) of Bartow County, and her husband Samuel Charles Candler[...]

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American politician

Ezekiel S.-CANDLER JR.

AmericanEzekiel S. CANDLER JR. born Ezekiel Samuel CANDLER

1862 - 1944
American politician, United States Representative from Mississippi

He was born in Belleville, Florida. Later, he moved with his parents to Tishomingo County, Mississippi in 1870. He attended the common schools and Iuka Male Academy and was graduated from the law department of the University of Mississippi at[...]

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American politician

Allen D.-CANDLER

AmericanAllen D. CANDLER born Allen Daniel CANDLER

1834 - 1910
American politician, 56th Governor of Georgia

Candler was born the eldest of twelve children to Daniel Gill Candler and Nancy Caroline Matthews in Auraria, Georgia, in Lumpkin County, a mountainous mining community. Candler attended country schools and then Mercer University in Macon,[...]

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Painter

Elsie-DRIGGS

AmericanElsie DRIGGS 

1898 - 1992
American painter

Born in Hartford, Connecticut, Driggs grew up in New Rochelle, a suburb of New York City, in a family that was supportive of her artistic interests. After a summer spent painting with her sister in New Mexico in her late teens, she felt she had[...]

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American politician

Ayanna-PRESSLEY

AmericanAyanna PRESSLEY born Ayanna Soyini PRESSLEY

1974
American politician serving as the U.S. Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district

Pressley was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, but raised in Chicago, Illinois, the only child of mother Sandra Pressley (née Echols), who worked multiple jobs to support the family and also worked as a community organizer for the Chicago Urban League[...]

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Actor

David-HARBOUR

AmericanDavid HARBOUR born David Kenneth HARBOUR

1975
American actor

Harbour was born in White Plains, New York to parents Kenneth and Nancy (née Riley) Harbour. Both of his parents work in real estate, his mother in residential and his father in commercial. He attended Byram Hills High School in Armonk, New[...]

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