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Don Friedman

Donald Ernest "Don" Friedman was an American jazz pianist. He was born in San Francisco, California. Friedman performed with Dexter Gordon, Chet Baker, Buddy DeFranco and Ornette Coleman, among others, before moving to New York. There, he led his ...

                                               

Stanton T. Friedman

Stanton Terry Friedman was an American-Canadian nuclear physicist and professional ufologist He was the original civilian investigator of the Roswell incident. He worked on research and development projects for several large companies and for try ...

                                               

Bob Friend

Robert Bartmess Friend was an American right-handed starting pitcher in Major League Baseball. He pitched mainly for the Pittsburgh Pirates from 1951 to 1965. He also played for the New York Yankees and New York Mets in his final season of 1966. ...

                                               

Donnie Fritts

Donald Ray Fritts was an American session musician and songwriter. In 2008, he was added into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. He was known for working with Kris Kristofferson. Working closely with Rick Hall, Billy Sherrill, Dan Penn, Arthur Alexa ...

                                               

Steven Fromholz

Steven Fromholz was an American entertainer, poet, singer and songwriter. He was the Poet Laureate of Texas in 2007. Fromholz was born in Temple, Texas on June 8, 1945. Fromholz began performing while he was serving in the United States Navy duri ...

                                               

Wilson Frost

Wilson Frost was an American politician. He served as Chicago alderman of the 34th Ward. In 1976, upon the death of longtime mayor Richard J. Daley, Frost declared that he was acting mayor. In a power struggle that lasted several days, the entire ...

                                               

Hayden Fry

John Hayden Fry was an American football player and coach. He was the head football coach at the Southern Methodist University from 1962 to 1972. He was later the football coach at the University of Iowa from 1979 to 1998. He had a career college ...

                                               

Melville Fuller

Melville Weston Fuller was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. He was the eighth Chief Justice of the United States between 1888 and 1910. He was nominated by Grover Cleveland. Fuller died in Sorrento, Maine from a heart attack, aged 77.

                                               

Robert F. Furchgott

Robert Francis Furchgott was an American biochemist. He discovered a substance in endothelial cells that relaxes blood vessels. He called it endothelium-derived relaxing factor EDRF. He later worked out EDRFs nature and mechanism of action, and d ...

                                               

Paul Fusco (photographer)

John Paul Fusco was an American photojournalist. He worked with Magnum Photos from 1973 until his death in 2020. He was born in Leominster, Massachusetts. Fusco first worked for Look. He became an associate of Magnum Photos in 1973 and a full mem ...

                                               

Paul Fussell

Fussell studied at Pomona College and at Harvard University. After he graduated, he served in World War II from 1943 until a year after the war ended in 1946. He was awarded a Bronze Star Medal and a Purple Heart. After the war, he taught at Conn ...

                                               

Verne Gagne

Laverne Clarence Verne Gagne was an American professional wrestler, football player, wrestling trainer, and wrestling promoter. He was the owner and promoter of the Minneapolis, Minnesota-based American Wrestling Association. He remained in this ...

                                               

Ernest J. Gaines

Ernest James Gaines was an American writer. He was born in Oscar, Louisiana. His best known works were A Lesson Before Dying, The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman and A Gathering of Old Men. He won the won the National Book Critics Circle Award ...

                                               

Cornelius Edward Gallagher

Cornelius Edward "Neil" Gallagher was an American Democratic Party politician. He represented New Jerseys 13th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1959 through 1973. Gallagher died on October 17, 2018 in Colu ...

                                               

Harry Gallatin

Harry Junior "The Horse" Gallatin was an American professional basketball player and coach. Gallatin played nine seasons for the New York Knicks in the NBA from 1948 to 1957, as well as one season with the Detroit Pistons in 1958. In 1954 Gallati ...

                                               

Joe Garagiola, Sr.

Joseph Henry Garagiola, Sr. was an American professional baseball catcher and later an announcer and television host. Garagiola played nine seasons in Major League Baseball MLB for the St. Louis Cardinals, Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago Cubs and the ...

                                               

Richard John Garcia

Richard John Garcia was an American Roman Catholic bishop. Garcia was born in San Francisco, California. He was appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the fourth ordinary bishop of the Diocese of Monterey, California on December 19, 2006, and was inst ...

                                               

John Gardner (American writer)

John Champlin Gardner Jr. was an American novelist, essayist, literary critic and university professor. He was known for his novel Grendel, a retelling of the Beowulf myth from the monsters point of view. Gardner was killed in a motorcycle accide ...

                                               

John L. Gardner

John Lane Gardner served in the U.S. Army eventually achieving the rank of brevet Brigadier General after serving in the American Civil War having also served in the War of 1812, the Seminole War and the Mexican–American War before that.

                                               

Jack Garfein

Jack Garfein was an American director, writer, teacher and producer. He was known for his teaching works at the Actors Studio in New York City. He was also known for directing the 1961 sexual-drama Something Wild. Garfein produced two plays by Ar ...

                                               

Eugene Garfield

Eugene Garfield was an American linguist and businessman, one of the founders of bibliometrics and scientometrics. Garfields work led to the development of several Information Retrieval algorithms, like HITS and Pagerank. Garfield was born in New ...

                                               

Erica Garner

Erica Garner was an American activist. She fought for police reform, especially in the use of force during arrests. Garner became involved in activism after her father, Eric Garner, died in 2014. A New York City police officer put him in a chokeh ...

                                               

John Nance Garner

John Nance Garner IV nicknamed "Cactus Jack" was the forty-fourth Speaker of the United States House of Representatives and the thirty-second Vice President of the United States. Garner once described the Vice-Presidency as being "not worth a buc ...

                                               

Lila Garrett

Lila Garrett was an American television screenwriter and radio host. She was born in Brooklyn, New York. She wrote for the sitcoms The Second Hundred Years, My Favorite Martian, All in the Family, Bewitched and Barney Miller. She also won two Day ...

                                               

Augie Garrido

August Edmun Augie Garrido Jr. was an American professional baseball player and coach. He was born in Vallejo, California. Garrido was best known for his stints with the Cal State Fullerton Titans and Texas Longhorns. Garrido had a record of 1.97 ...

                                               

Ed Garvey

Garvey worked for the National Football League Players Association NFLPA, the labor organization representing the professional American football players in the National Football League NFL. In 1970 Garvey was assigned to counsel union president J ...

                                               

Shad Gaspard

Shad Gaspard was an American professional wrestler and actor. He was best known for wrestling for World Wrestling Entertainment. He teamed with JTG and they formed the tag team, Cryme Tyme. Gaspard later began an acting career which he stated in ...

                                               

Herbert Gasser

Herbert Gasser was an American doctor. He won the 1944 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, with Joseph Erlanger. Gasser discovered the different conductivity rates of different groups of nerve fibres. The work led to advances in our knowledge ...

                                               

Hank Gathers

Eric "Hank" Gathers was an American basketball player that played for Loyola Marymount University where he was a breakout star. Gathers originally played at the University of Southern California before transferring to Loyola Marymount University ...

                                               

Peter Gay

Peter Gay was a German-American educator and psychohistorian. He was the Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University and former director of the New York Public Librarys Center for Scholars and Writers. Gay received the American Hist ...

                                               

John Geddert

John Gerald Geddert was an American gymnastics coach. He coached Olympic champion Jordyn Wieber and was a head coach for the London 2012 US Olympic Gymnastics Team. He worked with sex offender Larry Nassar. He was born in Michigan. Geddert was ch ...

                                               

Elmer Gedeon

Elmer John Gedeon is one of only two Major League Baseball players killed in action during World War II. He was also a multi-sport star in college at the University of Michigan. At Michigan, Gedeon became an All-American in track and field, and e ...

                                               

Clifford Geertz

Clifford James Geertz was an American anthropologist. He is known for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic anthropology. He was considered for 30 years one of the most important cultural anthropologists in the United S ...

                                               

Lou Gehrig

Henry Louis Gehrig was an American baseball player. Due to his reliability and stamina, he was nicknamed the Iron Horse. He played with Babe Ruth and the New York Yankees who were thought the best team of that time. He played with the Yankees for ...

                                               

J. Geils

Geils was born in New York City and grew up in Far Hills, New Jersey. In 1964, he went to Northeastern University and was a trumpeter in the marching band. When he was drawn to folk musicians in Boston, he left Northeastern for Worcester Polytech ...

                                               

Lawrence Van Gelder

Lawrence Van Gelder was an American journalist and instructor. He has worked at several different New York City-based newspapers in his long career. He was born in New York City. Until 2010, he was senior editor of the Arts and Leisure weekly sec ...

                                               

Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen

Nicholas Georgescu-Roegen was a Romanian American mathematician, statistician and economist. He was best known today for his 1971 magnum opus The Entropy Law and the Economic Process. He was a key figure in the creation of ecological economics. S ...

                                               

Mordicai Gerstein

Mordicai Gerstein was an American artist, writer, and movie director. He was best known for illustrating and writing childrens books. He illustrated the comic mystery fiction series Something Queer is Going On. He directed the NBC television movi ...

                                               

David Gest

David Alan Gest was an American entertainer, comedian, producer and television personality. Gest produced the highest-rated musical television special in history, Michael Jackson: 30th Anniversary Celebration: The Solo Years in 2001. Gest appeare ...

                                               

John H. Gibbons (scientist)

John Howard "Jack" Gibbons was an American scientist, nuclear physicist, and internationally recognized expert in technologies for energy efficiency and energy resource conservation. He served as the Assistant to the President for Science and Tec ...

                                               

Bob Gibson

Robert Gibson was an American baseball player. He was a pitcher. He played 17 seasons in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals from 1959 to 1975. He was nicknamed Gibby and Hoot after actor Hoot Gibson. Gibson totalled 251 wins, 3.117 ...

                                               

Ernest Willard Gibson

Ernest Willard Gibson was an American politician and lawyer. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from Vermont between 1923 and 1933. He was a United States Senator from 1933 until his death in 1940. His son, Ernest W. Gi ...

                                               

James Freeman Gilbert

J. Freeman Gilbert was an American geophysicist. He was best known for his work with George E. Backus on inverting geophysical data and also for his role in establishing an international network of long-period seismometers.

                                               

Vic Gilliam

Victor S. Gilliam was an American politician and actor. He is a member of the Republican Party. He was in the Oregon House of Representatives from the 18th District from his appointment in January 2007 until his resignation in January 2017. In No ...

                                               

Rene Girard

Rene Noel Theophile Girard was a French-American historian, literary critic, and philosopher of social science. His writings were based on anthropological philosophy. Girard was the author of nearly thirty books with his writings spanning many ac ...

                                               

Bob Givens

Robert "Bob" Givens was an American animator, character designer and layout artist. Givens worked for many animation studios during his career, including Disney, Warner Bros. Cartoons, Hanna-Barbera and DePatie-Freleng Enterprises. He began his c ...

                                               

Louis Gladstone

Louis I. Gladstone was an American politician. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Gladstone served on the City Council of Bridgeport, first elected in 1955, serving as minority leader. He was elected to the state senate in 1958 while still s ...

                                               

Sam Glanzman

Samuel Joseph "Sam" Glanzman was an American comics artist. Glanzman was best known for his Charlton Comics series Hercules, about the mythological Greek demigod; his biographical war stories about his service aboard the U.S.S. Stevens for DC Com ...

                                               

Donald A. Glaser

Donald Arthur Glaser was an American physicist and neurobiologist of Jewish descent. He won the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamber used in subatomic particle physics. Glaser was born on September 21, 1926 in Cleve ...

                                               

Roy J. Glauber

Roy Jay Glauber was an American theoretical physicist. He was the Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics at Harvard University and Adjunct Professor of Optical Sciences at the University of Arizona. Glauber was awarded one half of the 2005 Nobel Prize ...