Tim Shorrock
Tim Shorrock (born 1951) is a writer and commentator on US foreign policy, on US national security and intelligence, and East Asian politics.The son of missionary parents, Shorrock grew up in Japan sh...
George A. Kennedy (sinologist)
George Alexander Kennedy (17 May 1901 – 15 August 1960), was an American sinologist known for his studies of classical Chinese and the teaching of Chinese to students.
George Kenned...
John Birch (missionary)
John Morrison Birch (May 28, 1918 – August 25, 1945) was an American military intelligence officer and Baptist missionary in World War II, who was killed during a confrontation with supporters of...
Steve Saint
Stephen Farris Saint (born January 30, 1951) is an Ecuadorian-born business entrepreneur, pilot, and author. He is known for being the son of Nate Saint, a famous missionary pilot, as well as for his ...
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Roswell Gilpatric
Roswell Leavitt Gilpatric (November 4, 1906 – March 15, 1996) was a prominent New York City corporate attorney and government official who served as Deputy Secretary of Defense from 1961–64, whe...
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Warren K. Moorehead
Warren King Moorehead was known in his time as the 'Dean of American archaeology' (see North American archaeology); born in Siena, Italy to missionary parents on March 10, 1866, he died on January 5, ...
Ruth Graham
Ruth Bell Graham (June 10, 1920 – June 14, 2007), wife of the famous evangelist Billy Graham, was born at Qingjiang, Jiangsu, China as Ruth McCue Bell, the second of five children. Her parents, Dr. L....
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Pearl S. Buck
Pearl Sydenstricker Buck (June 26, 1892 – March 6, 1973), also known by her Chinese name Sai Zhenzhu (Chinese: 賽珍珠; pinyin: Sài Zhēnzhū), was an American writer and novelist. As the daughter o...
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Mark Joseph (producer)
Mark Joseph is an American multimedia producer, author, and founder/CEO of MJM Entertainment Group and Bully! Pulpit. He lives in the Los Angeles area with his wife and children.
Joseph was born i...
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Luther Carrington Goodrich
Luther Carrington Goodrich (September 21, 1894 – August 10, 1986), usually known as L. Carrington Goodrich, was an American sinologist and historian of China. A prolific author, he is perhaps b...
William Chester Minor
William Chester Minor, also known as W. C. Minor (June 1834 – March 26, 1920) was an American army surgeon and one of the largest contributors of quotations to the Oxford English Dictionary. He ...
Steve Hardy
Steven "Steve" Hardy M.D. is a fictional character from the ABC soap opera General Hospital. Former Major League Baseball infielder John Beradino originated the role of Steve Hardy on the show's Apri...
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Walter Sydney Adams
Walter Sydney Adams (December 20, 1876 – May 11, 1956) was an American astronomer.
Adams was born in Antioch, Turkey to Lucien Harper Adams and Nancy Dorrance Francis Adams, missionary paren...
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John Leighton Stuart
John Leighton Stuart (Chinese: 司徒雷登; Pinyin: Sītú Léidēng; June 24, 1876 – 1962) was a missionary educator who became the first President of Yenching University and later United States ambas...
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Elisabeth Elliot
Elisabeth Elliot (née Howard; born December 21, 1926) is a Christian author and speaker. Her first husband, Jim Elliot, was killed in 1956 while attempting to make missionary contact with the Auca (no...
J. Stapleton Roy
J. Stapleton Roy (Chinese: 芮效俭; Pinyin: Ruì Xiàojiăn; born 1935) was a senior United States diplomat specializing in Asian affairs. A fluent Chinese speaker, Roy spent much of his career in East Asia,...
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Homer H. Dubs
Homer Hasenpflug Dubs (March 28, 1892 – August 16, 1969) was an American sinologist and polymath. Though best known for his translation of sections of Ban Gu's Book of Han, he published on a wid...
Mack B. Stokes
Marion “Mack” Boyd Stokes (December 21, 1911 – November 21, 2012) was an American Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 1972. He was born in Wonsan, Korea of missionary parents. He ...
Roger J. Williams
Roger John Williams (August 14, 1893 – February 20, 1988), was an American biochemist who named folic acid and discovered pantothenic acid, and was a member of the National Academy of Sciences an...
J. Dudley Woodberry
Dr. J Dudley Woodberry (born 1934) is dean emeritus and senior professor of missions at Fuller Theological Seminary School of World Missions, specializing in Islamic studies. While most of Woodberry’s...
Walter Russell Lambuth
Walter Russell Lambuth (November 10, 1854 – September 26, 1921) was a Chinese-born American Methodist Bishop who worked as a missionary establishing schools and hospitals in China, Korea and Japan in ...
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Malcolm Kerr (academic)
Malcolm H. Kerr (October 8, 1931 – January 18, 1984) was a university professor, whose speciality was the Middle East and the Arab world. Although a citizen of the United States of America, he was bor...
Isabel Ingram
Isabel Ingram (Mayer) (1902–1988) was an American tutor of Wan Rong, Empress and wife of the last emperor of China.
Born March 7, 1902, in Beijing (then Peking), Northern China, Isabel Myrtl...
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List of bestselling novels in the United States in the 1930s
This is a list of bestselling novels in the United States in the 1930s, as determined by Publishers Weekly. The list features the most popular novels of each year from 1930 through 1939.The standards ...
H. Bentley Glass
Hiram Bentley Glass (January 17, 1906 – January 16, 2005) was an American geneticist and noted columnist. Born in China to missionary parents, he attended college at Baylor University in Texas. ...
Jean Fritz
Jean Guttery Fritz (born November 16, 1915) is an American children's writer best known for American biography and history. She won the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award for her career contribution to Americ...
Horace Day
Horace Day (3 July 1909 – 24 March 1984), also Horace Talmage Day, is a painter of the American scene, born in China, who came to maturity during the Thirties and was active as a painter over the next...
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