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Joseph Hooker

Joseph Hooker was a general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He fought Robert E. Lee at the Battle of Chancellorsville, when Hookers much larger army was defeated. After the battle, he was replaced by George G. Meade before the Ba ...

                                               

Olivia Hooker

Olivia J. Hooker was an American psychologist and professor. She was a survivor of the Tulsa race massacre. She was the first African-American woman to enter the U.S. Coast Guard in February 1945.

                                               

Mitchell Hooks

Mitchell Hooks was an American artist and illustrator renowned for his artwork for paperback books and magazines. He was known for illustrating movie posters for Dr. No, The Sand Pebbles, and for El Dorado. Hooks was born in 1923 in Detroit, Mich ...

                                               

Harry Hooper

Harry Bartholomew Hooper was an American baseball player. He played as a right fielder. He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He played for the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago White Sox of Major League Baseball. He is one of only two membe ...

                                               

Tobe Hooper

Willard Tobe Hooper was an American movie director, screenwriter, and producer. Hooper best known for his work in the horror movie genre; his most recognized movie include The Texas Chain Saw Massacre and Poltergeist. Stuart Heritage of The Guard ...

                                               

Francis Hopkinson

Francis Hopkinson, an American author, was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence as a delegate from New Jersey. His supporters believe he played a part in the design of the first American flag.

                                               

Richard Hooker (author)

Hiester Richard Hornberger Jr. was an American writer and surgeon. He wrote under the pseudonym Richard Hooker. Hornbergers best-known work was his novel MASH 1968, based on his dramatic and comedic experiences as a wartime army surgeon doctor du ...

                                               

Marjorie G. Horning

Marjorie Janice Groothuis Horning was an American biochemist and pharmacologist. She was thought to be a leading scientist of chromatography for her work in developing new techniques and applying them to the study of drug metabolism. She discover ...

                                               

Harry Von der Horst

Harry Von der Horst was an American businessman. He was an executive in Major League Baseball and a former owner of the Baltimore Orioles and Brooklyn Superbas. He was one of the principal founders and owners of the old 19th century Baltimore Ori ...

                                               

Tony Horwitz

Anthony Lander Horwitz was an American journalist and author. He won a Pulitzer Prize in 1995. His books include One for the Road: a Hitchhikers Outback, Baghdad Without a Map, Confederates in the Attic, Blue Latitudes, A Voyage Long and Strange: ...

                                               

Richard C. Hottelet

Richard Curt Hottelet was a Brooklyn-born American broadcast journalist for the latter half of the twentieth century. Hottelet was the last surviving journalist from the original World War II-era group of Murrows Boys lead by Edward R. Murrow. Ho ...

                                               

Bill Hougland

William Marion "Bill" Hougland was an American basketball player and businessman. He competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and in the 1956 Summer Olympics. He was also a member of the Kansas Jayhawks 1952 NCAA Mens Basketball National Championship ...

                                               

Joe Houston

Joe Houston was an American tenor saxophonist. He played jazz and rhythm and blues. He was born in Bastrop, Texas. His career began in the 1940s in Kansas City, Missouri. Houston formed his own band The Rockets, and moved to Los Angeles in 1952. ...

                                               

Sam Houston

Samuel "Sam" Houston was an American statesman, politician, and soldier. He is best known for his leading role in bringing Texas into the United States. Houston, Texas and Sam Houston State University was named after him. Shortly afterwards, he r ...

                                               

Hendrik Houthakker

Hendrik Samuel "Henk" Houthakker was a Dutch-American academic, economist and academic. He taught at Stanford University from 1954 to 1960. He then completed the rest of his career at Harvard University. He also served on President Richard Nixons ...

                                               

Jan Howard

Jan Howard was an American country music singer-songwriter and Grand Ole Opry star. She was one of country musics trailblazing female vocalists during the height of her career in the mid-1960s. Her last name Howard comes from her ex-husband, lege ...

                                               

Florence Howe

Florence Rosenfeld Howe was an American feminist author, publisher, literary scholar and historian. She was known as one of the leaders of the contemporary feminist movement. Howe was born in New York City. She taught black children in a Mississi ...

                                               

William Dean Howells

William Dean Howells was an American author and literary critic. His works include the Christmas story "Christmas Every Day" and the novel The Rise of Silas Lapham. He married Elinor Mead and had three children.

                                               

Thomas Hoyne

Thomas Hoyne was an American politician who was elected as the Mayor of Chicago in 1875. Since Honye was an Independent, there was never a Democrat or Republican who wanted to run for mayor at the time. But after his victory, he did not wanted to ...

                                               

Tony Hsieh

Tony Hsieh was an American businessman and venture capitalist. He retired as the CEO of the online shoe and clothing company Zappos in August 2020. He became CEO in 1999. Hsieh co-founded the Internet advertising network LinkExchange, which he so ...

                                               

Barbara Marx Hubbard

Barbara Marx Hubbard was an American futurist, author and public speaker. She was known for creating "The Synergy Engine" and the "birthing" of humanity. She was born in New York City. She was the Co-founder and president of the Foundation for Co ...

                                               

Nicholas Leo Hubbard

Nicholas Leo Hubbard was an American politician, farmer, and businessman. Hubbard was born in Mount Pulaski, Illinois. He went to the Mount Pulaski Public Schools and graduated from Illinois State University. Hubbard served in the United States A ...

                                               

Walter Huddleston

Walter Darlington "Dee" Huddleston was an American politician. He was a Democrat from the state of Kentucky. He represented Kentucky in the United States Senate from 1973 until 1985. He lost his 1984 re-election campaign to Mitch McConnell. Huddl ...

                                               

James D. Hudnall

James David Hudnall was an American writer. He was born in Santa Rosa, California. Hudnall began his career in the comic book field in 1986 with the series Espers, published by Eclipse Comics He later worked for Marvel and DC on such titles as Al ...

                                               

Shirley Hufstedler

Shirley Mount Hufstedler was United States Secretary of Education under President Jimmy Carter. She was born in Denver, Colorado. In 1966, she was appointed Associate Justice of the California Court of Appeal. President Lyndon Johnson appointed h ...

                                               

Charles Brenton Huggins

Charles Brenton Huggins was a Canadian-born American physician, physiologist, and cancer researcher at the University of Chicago specializing in prostate cancer. He was awarded the 1966 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for discovering that h ...

                                               

Howard Hughes

Howard Robard Hughes, Jr., was an American businessman and movie producer. During his life, he was one of the richest people in the world. He was born in Humble, Texas to a rich family. He went to Hollywood and became a movie producer and aviator ...

                                               

William J. Hughes

William John "Bill" Hughes was an American politician. He served as a Democratic member of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1975 to 1995. He represented New Jersey’s Second Congressional District. After retiring from Congress in 1995, Hughe ...

                                               

Wayne Huizenga

Harry Wayne Huizenga was an American businessman and entrepreneur. He was the owner of Blockbuster Video, AutoNation, Waste Management, Inc., the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League, the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League, ...

                                               

Cordell Hull

Cordell Hull was an American politician from Tennessee. He was the Secretary of State for 11 years. He received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1945 for helping make the United Nations. He was a lawyer in his younger years, and an Army officer in the Sp ...

                                               

Les Hunter (basketball)

Leslie "Big Game" Hunter was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Nashville, Tennessee. Hunter played professionally in the National Basketball Association NBA and the American Basketball Association ABA. Hunter was a two-ti ...

                                               

George Huntington

George Huntington was an American physician. He discovered Huntingtons disease. He was born in New York City. Huntington died in Long Island, New York, aged 65.

                                               

Samuel Huntington (statesman)

Samuel Huntington was an American jurist, statesman, and revolutionary leader from Connecticut. He served as a delegate to the Continental Congress where he signed the Declaration of Independence, as Governor of Connecticut, and later as the firs ...

                                               

Samuel P. Huntington

Samuel Phillips Huntington was an American political scientist, adviser and academic. He spent most of his career working at Harvard University, where he was director of Harvards Center for International Affairs and the Albert J. Weatherhead III ...

                                               

Zora Neale Hurston

Zora Neale Hurston was an American folklorist and author during the time of the Harlem Renaissance, best known for the 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God. Hurston was a Republican.==Bibliography==* Color Struck in Opportunity Magazine * Swea ...

                                               

Harry Huskey

Huskey designed and managed the construction of the Standards Western Automatic Computer SWAC at the National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles 1949–1953. He also designed the G15 computer for Bendix Aviation Corporation, which could perhaps be ...

                                               

Nipsey Hussle

Ermias Joseph Asghedom, known professionally as Nipsey Hussle, was an American rapper, entrepreneur, and community activist. Hussle has released numerous mixtapes, including the Bullets Aint Got No Name series, The Marathon, The Marathon Continue ...

                                               

John Huston

John Marcellus Huston was an American movie director, producer, screenwriter and actor. He wrote the screenplays for 37 movie he directed, many of which are today known as classics such as; The Maltese Falcon 1941, The Treasure of the Sierra Madr ...

                                               

Earl Hutto

Earl Dewitt Hutto was an American politician. He was a U.S. Representative from Floridas 1st congressional district serving from 1979 to 1995 and was replaced by Joe Scarborough. Hutto was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1972 a ...

                                               

Jack Hyles

Jack Frasure Hyles was a important person in the independent Baptist movement. He was the pastor of the First Baptist Church of Hammond in Hammond, Indiana from 1959 until his death in 2001.

                                               

Lee Iacocca

Lido Anthony "Lee" Iacocca was an American automobile executive and writer. He was born in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Iacocca created the Ford Pinto in 1971 and the Ford Mustang in 1964. He was best known for his time as chairman of the Chrysler Co ...

                                               

Josine Ianco-Starrels

Josine Ianco-Starrels was a Romanian-born American art curator. She worked as a museum director in Los Angeles, California. She was an associate professor of the Art Gallery Division at California State University, Los Angeles from 1969 to 1975. ...

                                               

Gwen Ifill

Gwendolyn L. "Gwen" Ifill was an American journalist, television newscaster, and author. She was the moderator and managing editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor, with Judy Woodruff, of PBS NewsHour, both of which air on ...

                                               

Noel Ignatiev

Noel Ignatiev was an American author and historian. He was best known for his work on race and social class and for his call to end "whiteness". Ignatiev was the co-founder of the New Abolitionist Society and co-editor of the journal Race Traitor ...

                                               

Mike Ilitch

Michael Mike Ilitch Sr. was an American entrepreneur. He was the founder and owner of the international fast food franchise Little Caesars. He also owned the sports teams Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League and Detroit Tigers of the M ...

                                               

Cathy Inglese

Catherine Mary Inglese was an American college basketball coach. She was the head coach for womens basketball programs for a total of 27 years, at the University of Vermont, Boston College, and the University of Rhode Island from 1980 to 2007. In ...

                                               

Samuel Insull

Samuel Insull was a British-born American business magnate whose vast Midwest holding company empire collapsed in the 1930s. He was an innovator and investor based in Chicago. Insull was known for buying utilities and railroads using holding comp ...

                                               

Monte Irvin

Monford Merrill "Monte" Irvin was a former left fielder and right fielder in the Negro leagues and Major League Baseball. He played with the Newark Eagles 1938–42, 46-48, New York Giants 1949–55 and Chicago Cubs 1956. He grew up in New Jersey and ...

                                               

Clifford Irving

Clifford Michael Irving was an American novelist, investigative reporter and convicted fraudster. He was born in New York City. Although he published 20 novels, he was best known for an "autobiography" allegedly written as told to Irving by billi ...

                                               

Washington Irving

Washington Irving was an American writer. He was born in New York City on April 3, 1783. He began his literary career writing humorous newspaper sketches. He edited magazines. He went to Europe on family matters as a young man. He remained there ...