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Howell Heflin

Howell Thomas Heflin was an American politician. He was a Democratic member of the United States Senate from Tuscumbia, Alabama. Heflin was born on June 19, 1921 in Poulan, Georgia. He was raised in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Heflin studied at Birmingha ...

                                               

Henry Heimlich

Henry Judah Heimlich was an American thoracic surgeon. He is known as the inventor of the Heimlich maneuver. It is a technique of abdominal thrusts for stopping choking. Heimlich, born in Wilmington, Delaware on February 3, 1920. He died from com ...

                                               

Tom Heinsohn

Thomas William Heinsohn was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey. He has worked with the Boston Celtics of the National Basketball Association for 60 years as a player, coach and broadcaster. He playe ...

                                               

H. John Heinz III

Henry John Heinz III was an American politician from Pennsylvania and the great-grandson of the founder of H. J. Heinz Company. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1971 to 1977 and was a US senator from 1977-1991. H ...

                                               

Jerry Heller

Gerald Elliot Jerry Heller was an American music manager and businessman. He was best known for managing West Coast rap supergroup and gangsta rap pioneers N.W.A and Eazy-E.

                                               

Alexander D. Henderson III

Alexander Dawson Henderson III, was an American Army Air Forces personnel and businessman. He was born in New York City. He was married to Patricia Ford Crass. On August 4, 1943, Henderson was drafted into the United States Army during World War ...

                                               

Dave Henderson

David Lee Henderson, nicknamed Hendu, was an American professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox, San Francisco Giants, Oakland Athletics, and Kansas City Royals during his 14-year ca ...

                                               

Bill Hendon

William Martin Hendon was an American author, activist, and politician. He was born in Asheville, North Carolina. He served as a two-term Republican U.S. representative from North Carolinas 11th District. Hendon died on June 20, 2018 under hospic ...

                                               

Jon Hendricks

John Carl Hendricks, known professionally as Jon Hendricks, was an American jazz lyricist and singer. He was born in Newark, Ohio. In 1957, he teamed with Dave Lambert and Annie Ross to form the legendary vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross. Hen ...

                                               

Larry Hennig

Larry Hennig was an American professional wrestler. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Hennig was trained by Verne Gagne. Hennig was the father of the late Curt "Mr. Perfect" Hennig, and the grandfather of Joe "Curtis Axel" Hennig and Amy "Ms ...

                                               

Douglas Henry

Douglas Henry was an American politician and attorney. He was the longest-serving member of the Tennessee legislature. He was a member of the Tennessee Senate, representing the 21st district from 1971 through his retirement in 2014. Henry served ...

                                               

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry served as the first post-colonial Governor of Virginia from 1776 to 1779. He is known for his "Give me Liberty, or give me death" speech in 1775 shortly before the American Revolutionary War in St. Johns Church. He was a fiery speak ...

                                               

Simon Henshaw

Simon Henshaw was an American diplomat. He was the United States Ambassador to Guinea from 2019 until his death. From 2011 to 2013, he was Director of the Office of Andean Affairs, and, from 2008 to 2011, he was Deputy Chief of Mission at the Uni ...

                                               

Lou Henson

Louis Ray Henson was an American college basketball coach. He was born in Okay, Oklahoma. He retired as the all-time leader in victories at the University of Illinois with 423 victories and New Mexico State with 289 victories. Overall Henson won ...

                                               

Matthew Henson

Matthew Alexander Henson was an American explorer and assistant of Robert Peary on various expeditions, the most famous being a 1909 expedition during which he may have been the first person to reach the Geographic North Pole. Henson was born on ...

                                               

Ronald and Richard Herrick

Ronald Lee Herrick was the worlds first organ donor. On December 23, 1954, Herrick had one of his kidneys removed and transplanted into his identical twin brother, Richard J. Herrick. Richard was dying from chronic nephritis, a kidney disease. Th ...

                                               

Reuben Hersh

Reuben Hersh was an American mathematician and academic. He was best known for his writings on the nature, practice, and social impact of mathematics. He was born in New York City. Hersh wrote a number of technical articles on partial differentia ...

                                               

Christian Herter

Christian Archibald Herter was an American politician. He was the 59th Governor of Massachusetts from 1953 to 1957. He also served as United States Secretary of State from 1959 to 1961 and the first United States Trade Representative.

                                               

I. John Hesselink

Ira John Hesselink Jr. was an American theologian. He was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was a Professor Emeritus of Systematic Theology at Western Theological Seminary in Holland, Michigan. After his retirement, he was an honorary professor ...

                                               

Don Hewitt

Donald Shepard "Don" Hewitt was an American television producer. He was known for creating 60 Minutes. He also produced the first televised presidential debate in 1960. Hewitt was born on December 14, 1922 in New York City, New York. He was raise ...

                                               

Rob Hiaasen

Rob Hiaasen was an American journalist and editor. He worked at The Capital. Hiaasen was born in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He also taught at the University of Marylands Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Hiaasen began his career at The Palm Be ...

                                               

Dan Hicks (singer)

Daniel Ivan Hicks was an American singer-songwriter and musician. He made music with elements of cowboy folk, jazz, country, swing, bluegrass, pop and gypsy. He led the band Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks. His career began in 1965. He was best known ...

                                               

Mary Higgins Clark

Mary Theresa Eleanor Higgins Clark Conheeney, known professionally as Mary Higgins Clark, was an American writer of suspense novels. Each of her 51 books was a bestseller in the United States. Her best known works were A Stranger Is Watching, A C ...

                                               

Marguerite Higgins

Marguerite Higgins Hall was an American reporter and war correspondent. She was born in Hong Kong. Higgins reported on events during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. She wanted equal access for female war correspondents. She had ...

                                               

Tom Higgins (rock climber)

Thomas John Higgins was an American rock climber. He was the first climbers to free ascents primarily in the western United States. He was known for pushing standards using a purist, free climbing style. He was born in Huntington Park, California ...

                                               

Fred Hill (coach)

Fred Hill Sr. was an American football coach. He was the head baseball coach at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey from 1984 through 2013. He earned 13 NCAA Baseball Tournament bids at the school. Hill was also a head baseball and fo ...

                                               

William A. Hilliard

William A. Hilliard was an American journalist. He was editor of The Oregonian, the major daily newspaper in Portland, Oregon, from 1987 to 1994 and was that newspapers first African-American editor. He was also president of the American Society ...

                                               

George Hilton (historian)

George Woodman Hilton was an American historian and economist. He worked in social history, transportation economics, regulation by commission, the history of economic thought and labor history. Hilton was born in Chicago. Hilton studied at Dartm ...

                                               

Gertrude Himmelfarb

Gertrude Himmelfarb, also known as Bea Kristol, was an American historian. She was a leader and critic of conservative works of history and historiography. She wrote on intellectual history, with a focus on Great Britain and the Victorian era. Sh ...

                                               

Maurice Hinchey

Maurice Dunlea Hinchey was an American politician. He was a former U.S. Representative from New York. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He retired at the end of his term in January 2013 after twenty years in Congress.

                                               

Gordon B. Hinckley

Gordon Bitner Hinckley was an American religious leader and author. He was the 15th President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from March 12, 1995 until his death. Considered a prophet, seer, and revelator by church members. Hin ...

                                               

Darwin Hindman

Darwin Hindman was an American politician and lawyer. He was the longest-serving mayor of Columbia, Missouri, totalling 15 years. He became mayor in 1995 and finished his fifth elected term in 2010, after deciding not to run for re-election. In 2 ...

                                               

Jack Hobbs

Jack Hobbs was an English professional cricketer. Hobbs played for Surrey from 1905 to 1934 and for England in 61 Test matches between 1908 and 1930. Known as "The Master", Hobbs is regarded by critics as one of the greatest batsmen in the histor ...

                                               

Philip H. Hoff

Philip Henderson Hoff was an American politician. He is from the U.S. state of Vermont. He served as the 73rd Governor of Vermont from 1963 to 1969. At the time of his election, he was the first Democrat elected Governor of Vermont in 108 years. ...

                                               

Buckshot Hoffner

Sebastian Fabian Hoffner, known by his nickname Buckshot Hoffner, was an American politician. He was a member of the North Dakota House of Representatives and North Dakota State Senate for 18 years in total. He was born and raised in Esmond, Nort ...

                                               

Richard Hofstadter

Richard Hofstadter was an American historian and educator. He was born in Buffalo, New York. Hofstadter was the DeWitt Clinton Professor of American History at Columbia University. His most important works are Social Darwinism in American Thought ...

                                               

Darrell Hogan

Darrell Trayler Hogan was an American football player. He played from 1949 through 1953 with the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. Hogan was born in San Antonio, Texas. He first studied at Baylor University before moving to Tri ...

                                               

Lawrence Hogan

Lawrence Joseph Hogan was an American Republican U.S. Representative. His son is the current Governor of Maryland Larry Hogan. Hogan represented the 5th congressional district of Maryland from January 3, 1969, to January 3, 1975. Hogan did not ru ...

                                               

Mike Hogewood

Michael "Mike" Hogewood was an American sportscaster. He was born in Greensboro, North Carolina. He was a freelance play-by-play announcer. He worked with Raycom Sports. Hogewood was best known for his work on ACC football games, ACC mens and wom ...

                                               

Richard Holbrooke

Richard Charles Albert Holbrooke was an American diplomat. He became well-known when he helped broker the Dayton peace agreement, together with Carl Bildt. This agreement of 1995 helped end the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina. He died of a torn aorta o ...

                                               

James B. Holderman

James "Jim" Bowker Holderman was an American academic. He was the president of the University of South Carolina from 1977 to his resignation in 1990. In 1990, Holderman resigned from the university after it was revealed he had been misusing unive ...

                                               

Jimmie C. Holland

Jimmie Cristine Holland was an American medical researcher and psychiatrist. She was born in Nevada, Texas. She was the founder of the field of psycho-oncology. In 1977, she worked with two colleagues to establish a full-time psychiatric service ...

                                               

James L. Holloway III

James Lemuel Holloway III was a United States Navy admiral and naval aviator. He served during World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. He was Chief of Naval Operations from 1974 to 1978. After retiring from the Navy, Holloway was Presi ...

                                               

Crash Holly

Michael John "Mike" Lockwood was an American professional wrestler who was best known for wrestling with World Wrestling Federation under the ring name, Crash Holly. He was a member of the Holly cousins along with Hardcore Holly. He died on Novem ...

                                               

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. was an American physician, poet, professor, lecturer, and author. He was a member of the Fireside Poets. His most famous works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table. He w ...

                                               

James Holshouser

James Eubert Holshouser, Jr. was the Governor of the state of North Carolina from 1973 to 1977 for the Republican. Holshouser was born on October 8, 1934 in Boone, North Carolina. He studied at Davidson College. Holshouser was married to Patricia ...

                                               

Ole Holsti

Ole Rudolf Holsti was an American political scientist and academic. He was the George V. Allen Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Duke University. He was known for his writings on international affairs, American foreign policy, content an ...

                                               

Liz Holzman

Elizabeth E. "Liz" Holzman was an American movie and television director, producer, animator and writer. She was best known for her work on the animated television shows Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain. She won three Emmy Awards during the 199 ...

                                               

Tyler Honeycutt

Tyler Deon Honeycutt was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Los Angeles, California. Honeycutt played college basketball for the UCLA Bruins. Honeycutt was selected by the Sacramento Kings in the second round of the 2011 N ...

                                               

Dave Hood Jr.

Charles David Hood Jr. was a Republican politician. He was a Judge on the Seventh Judicial Circuit of Florida. He was a member of the Florida House of Representatives representing the 25th District from 2012 to 2014. Hood Jr. was born near Leesvi ...