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Campbell Dickson

Campbell Dickson (October 22, 1903 – July 26, 1958) was an American football player and coach.
Dickson was born in Illinois on October 22, 1903 and attended Hyde Park High School in Chicago. He enrolled at the University of Chicago where he played college football and basketball and competed in the high jump from 1921 to 1924. He was captain of the Chicago basketball team during the 1923–24 season. He earned the Big Ten Medal of Honor for basketball in 1924.
During the 1924–25 academic years, Dickson worked as an assistant football and baseball coach at the University of Minnesota.
From 1925 to 1927, Dickson was an assistant football coach at the University of Chicago under head coach Amos Alonzo Stagg.
In 1928, he served as the head football coach at Beloit College.
In 1929, Dickson served as ends coach for the Wisconsin Badgers football team.
In 1932, Dickson joined the coaching staff of Fritz Crisler at Princeton. In 1936, he also became an assistant coach for the Princeton basketball team.
On February 23, 1938, Crisler announced the hiring of Dickson as an assistant coach at Michigan. He remained on the Michigan staff for the 1938 and 1939 seasons.
In 1940, Campbell resigned his position at Michigan to become dean of students at Hamilton College in Clinton, New York. He became dean of the college in 1942 and also served as the football coach that fall.
In 1943, Campbell left academia to join the United States Army as a captain in the government division.

Melissa J. Moore

Melissa J. Moore’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Pete Close

Pete Close (28 August 1937 – 14 March 1990) was an American middle-distance runner who competed in the 1960 Summer Olympics.

Thomas Devas

Thomas Devas’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Hildegard Woodward

Hildegard Woodward (1898–1977) was the author and illustrator of many children’s books, two of which were awarded a Caldecott Honor. Woodward’s art was not restricted to children’s books; her portfolio includes numerous works of fiction and humor for adults. Although most noted for her watercolor illustrations, she painted in oil and was a children’s portrait artist.
She was born in Worcester, Massachusetts February 10, 1898. Her parents were Rufus and Stella Woodward. She was educated at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and in Paris.
In 1948 she was given a Caldecott Medal for her illustrations of Roger and the Fox written by Lavinia R. Davis and again in 1950 for The Wild Birthday Cake.
In 1953 Woodward painted a mural on the wall of the Center School cafeteria in Brookfield, Connecticut near her residence in Hawleyville.
She began to lose her sight in the 1960, but didn’t stop painting. When she went blind she developed a method of “painting by touch”.
Woodward never married or had children. She died in December 1977 in Connecticut.
Her papers are held at the University of Southern Mississippi and the Children’s Literature Research Collection at the University of Minnesota house copies of her original artwork.

W. H. Birch

W. H. Birch’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Harold J. Week

Harold J. Week (February 24, 1884 – April 28, 1936) was an American politician and businessman.
Born in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, Week went to Chicago Manual Training School in 1899 and 1900, Stevens Point Normal School (now University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point) in 1901, St. John’s Northwestern Military Academy in 1902 and 1903, and to the University of Wisconsin from 1903 to 1907. Because of his health, Week lived in San Benito, Texas from 1912 to 1917 where he managed a ranch and worked at the San Benito Bank and Trust Company. In 1917, Week returned to Stevens Point and worked at his family’s business: John Week Lumber Company which Week was the manager. Week was also involved with the Stevens Point National Bank and was secretary of the Stevens Point Police and Fire Commission. In 1919, Week served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and was a Republican. Week was in ill health and died in Miami, Florida. His mother was staying in Orlando, Florida during the winter.

Jane Nellist

Jane Nellist’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Earle Taylor

Earle Abbott “Dummy” Taylor (February 2, 1891 – September 10, 1955) was a college football player and oil company distributor.

Annie Gertrude Webb

Annie Gertrude Webb’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Newcomb Spoor

Newcomb “Newt” Spoor (March 27, 1852 – September 7, 1935) was an American farmer, machinist, and politician.
Born in Oswego, New York, Spoor and his family moved to Wisconsin and settled in the town of Aurora, Waushara County, Wisconsin. Spoor graduated from Berlin High School and was a farmer and machinist. He moved to Berlin, Wisconsin in 1904. Spoor served in the Wisconsin State Assembly from 1911 to 1917 and in 1923. He was elected as a Republican and then supported United States Senator Robert M. La Follette, Sr. and the Wisconsin Progressive Party. Spoor died at his cabin in Silver Lake, Wisconsin.

Margaret Kahn Ryan

Margaret Kahn Ryan’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

George Slack

George W. Slack (April 2, 1874 – March 17, 1950) was an American farmer and politician.
Born in the Town of Smelser, Grant County, Wisconsin, Slack farmed near Big Patch, Wisconsin. Slack served on the town board and the Platteville, Wisconsin Common Council. He also served on the Grant County Board of Supervisors, the school board, and road commission. In 1923 and 1925, Slack served in the Wisconsin State Assembly and was a Republican. Slack died at his home in Platteville, Wisconsin.

Eleanore B. Saidenberg

Eleanore B. Saidenberg’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Robert Naumann

Robert Naumann (July 31, 1862 – August 20, 1926) was an American farmer, businessman, and politician.

Michael Barstow

Michael Barstow, Thomas Barstow (ur. 23 czerwca 1740 w Yorku, Yorkshire, zm. 10 marca 1794 w Gdańsku) – angielski i gdański kupiec, oraz hiszpański urzędnik konsularny.

Francis Marschall

Francis Marschall, Francis Marschal (ur. 1791 w Edynburgu, zm. 1865 w Gdańsku) – gdański kupiec, samorządowiec i urzędnik konsularny Hanoweru i Wielkiej Brytanii.

Charlotte Mary Duffield

Charlotte Mary Duffield’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Edward L. Browne

Edward L. Browne was a member of the Wisconsin State Senate.

Graeme Warrack

Graeme Matthew Warrack (Edinburgh, 27 juni 1913 – Humbie, 13 januari 1985) was een Britse militair in de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Hij was plaatsvervangend divisiearts van de 1e Luchtlandingsdivisie en geniet vooral bekendheid vanwege de wapenstilstand die hij uitonderhandelde tijdens de Slag om Arnhem en zijn ontsnapping kort daarna uit krijgsgevangenschap.

Walter R. Danforth

Walter Raleigh Danforth (April 1, 1787 – August 11, 1861) was a jurist, journalist, and 4th mayor of Providence, Rhode Island 1853-1854.

M.W. Craven

Mike W. Craven, né en 1968, est un romancier britannique, auteur de roman policier.

James Albert Leaf

James Albert Leaf’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Ryan Speedo Green

Ryan Speedo Green (born 1 April 1986) as an American bass-baritone opera singer.

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