How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
How did the bald eagle become America’s national bird?
The bald eagle’s role as a national symbol is linked to its 1782 landing on the Great Seal of the United States. Shortly after the Declaration of Independence was signed on July 4, 1776, the Continent...
Thomas Lewis (unionist)
Thomas L. Lewis (1866 - May 1, 1939) was a miner and president of the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) from 1907 to 1911.He was born in Locust Gap, Pennsylvania, and worked in the mines as a boy....
Robert B. Flowers
Lieutenant General Robert B. Flowers was born in Pennsylvania and resided in several areas of the world as his family moved during his father's military career. Following graduation and commissioning ...
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Albert Nipon
Albert Nipon (born 1927) is an American fashion designer and ladies-clothing manufacturer.
He was born and raised in West Philadelphia, a section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Nipon graduated fro...
Paul E. V. Shannon
Paul Eugene Virgil Shannon (March 25, 1898 – May 23, 1957) was a Bishop of the Evangelical United Brethren Church, elected in 1957.
Shannon was born in Mountville, Pennsylvania, the fifth child of...
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Henry K. Hoff
Rear Admiral Henry Kuhn Hoff (born in Pennsylvania in 1809; died in Washington, D.C., 25 December 1878) was a United States Navy officer. During his long career, he took part in combat in Sumatra and ...
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Foster J. Sayers
Foster Joseph Sayers (April 27, 1924–November 12, 1944) was a 20 year old infantryman from Centre County. He joined the Army from Howard, Pennsylvania in March 1943.He received the Medal of Honor for ...
Emanuel Vogel Gerhart
Emanuel Vogel Gerhart (born Freeburg, Snyder County, Pennsylvania, 13 June 1817; died Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 6 May 1904) was an American minister of the German Reformed Church.
He was educated a...
Selig S. Harrison
Selig Seidenman Harrison (born March 19, 1927 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania) is a scholar, journalist, and author who specializes in South Asia and East Asia. He is the Director of the Asia Program and...
Janice M. Holder
Janice M. Holder (born August 29, 1949) is an American judge who is a Tennessee Supreme Court justice and was Chief Justice of Tennessee from 2008 to 2010. She is the first woman ever to hold the chie...
Ulysses G. Buzzard
Ulysses G. Buzzard (January 31, 1865 – August 2, 1939) was an American soldier that served in the United States Army during the Spanish–American War and whose actions during that conflict led to him r...
Rai Okamoto
Rai Yukio Okamoto (July 21, 1927 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania – July 7, 1993 in San Francisco, California) was an American architect and planner. He served as San Francisco's Director of Planni...
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Richard E. Nugent
Richard Emmel Nugent (December 12, 1902 – November 5, 1979) was a lieutenant general in the United States Air Force who, among other positions, commanded the XXIX Tactical Air Command supporting...
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Angelo Donghia
Angelo Donghia (1935–1985) was an American interior designer.
Donghia was born in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania, in 1935. He grew up spending time at his father’s tailoring shop which is where his app...
Norman W. Ressler
Norman W. Ressler (May 27, 1873-September 29, 1914) was a corporal serving in the United States Army during the Spanish–American War who received the Medal of Honor for bravery.
Ressler was born M...