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John Seigenthaler

John Lawrence Seigenthaler was an American journalist, writer, and political figure. He was known as an avid supporter of First Amendment rights. Seigenthaler joined the Nashville newspaper The Tennessean in 1949. He resigned in 1960 to be Robert ...

                                               

Roger Sessions

Roger Huntington Sessions was an American composer, teacher, and writer on music. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He studied at Harvard University, Yale University and at Smith College. He won two Pulitzer Prizes in 1974 and in 1982. Sessions ...

                                               

William S. Sessions

William Steele Sessions an American politician and lawyer. He served as a federal judge and Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 1987 through 1993 after being nominated by President Ronald Reagan. He served as FBI director until h ...

                                               

T. Terrell Sessums

Thomas Terrell Sessums was an American politician. He was born in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sessums was the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives from 1972 to 1974. Sessums was a member of the state house from 1963 through 1972. He is a m ...

                                               

Eric Sevareid

Arnold Eric Sevareid was an American author and CBS news journalist from 1939 to 1977. He was one of a group of elite war correspondents that was hired by CBS newsman Edward R. Murrow and nicknamed d "Murrows Boys." He followed in Murrows footste ...

                                               

Horatio Seymour

Horatio Seymour was an American politician and lawyer. He was the 18th Governor of New York from 1853 to 1854 and from 1863 to 1864. He was the Democratic Party nominee for president of the United States in the presidential election of 1868, but ...

                                               

Betty Shabazz

Betty Shabazz was an American educator and civil rights activist. She was the widow of Malcolm X. She was born on May 28, in either 1934 or 1936. Her full name at birth was Betty Dean Sanders. She grew up in Detroit, Michigan. She and Malcolm X j ...

                                               

Bob Shane

Robert Castle Schoen, better known as Bob Shane, was an American singer and guitarist. He was a founding member of The Kingston Trio. As a member of this group, he became a important person in the rebirth of folk and other acoustic music as a pop ...

                                               

Lloyd Shapley

Lloyd Stowell Shapley was an American mathematician and economist. He was known for his work on mathematical economics and especially game theory. Since the work of von Neumann and Morgenstern in 1940s, Shapley has been thought by many experts as ...

                                               

Gene Sharp

Gene Sharp was an American political scientist, writer and activist. He was the founder of the Albert Einstein Institution, a non-profit organization dedicated to the study of nonviolent action. He was a retired professor of political science at ...

                                               

Larry Sharpe (wrestler)

Larry Weil was an American retired professional wrestler, manager and trainer. He was better known under his ring name, "Pretty Boy" Larry Sharpe. Sharpe was perhaps most well known for creating the Monster Factory professional wrestling school. ...

                                               

Kim Shattuck

Kimberly Dianne Shattuck was the lead punk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist. She was known for her works with the band The Muffs. From 1985 to 1990, she was a member of The Pandoras. In 2001, she was a singer, guitarist and songwriter for The ...

                                               

Billy Joe Shaver

Billy Joe Shaver was an American country music singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was known for writing and performing his 1973 hit single "You Ask Me To".

                                               

Eddie Shaw

Eddie Shaw was an American Chicago blues tenor saxophonist, arranger and bandleader. He was born in Stringtown, Mississippi. He led Howlin Wolfs band, the Wolf Gang, from 1972, both before Wolfs death in 1976. In 2013 and 2014, Shaw won the Blues ...

                                               

Mike Shaw

Mike Shaw was an American professional wrestler who was best known for wrestling with World Championship Wrestling and World Wrestling Federation under the ring names, Norman The Lunatic and Bastion Booger. He was married to his wife and they had ...

                                               

John G. Shedd

John Graves Shedd was an American businessman and philosopher. He was the second president and chairman of the board of Marshall Field & Company. He donated money for the construction of an aquarium in Chicago, which would later be named after hi ...

                                               

Michael A. Sheehan

Michael A. Sheehan was an American author, former government official and military officer. Sheehan is the author of the book Crush the Cell: How to Defeat Terrorism Without Terrorizing Ourselves ISBN 978-0-307-38217-7

                                               

Neil Sheehan

Cornelius Mahoney "Neil" Sheehan was an American journalist. He worked for The New York Times in 1971. Sheehan obtained the classified Pentagon Papers. His series of articles revealed a secret United States Department of Defense history of the Vi ...

                                               

Gail Sheehy

Gail Sheehy was an American author, journalist, and lecturer. She was the author of seventeen books and many high-profile articles for magazines such as New York and Vanity Fair. Many of her books focused on cultural shifts, including Passages 19 ...

                                               

Sid Sheinberg

Sidney Jay "Sid" Sheinberg was an American screenwriter, lawyer, and entertainment executive. Sheinberg, the son of immigrants, a Ukrainian mother and a Polish father, is Jewish and grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas where he was born on January 14 ...

                                               

George Sheldon (politician)

George Sheldon was an American attorney and politician. He was born in Wildwood, New Jersey. Sheldon was a member of the Florida House of Representatives, as the Secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families, and as the Acting Assi ...

                                               

Sidney Sheldon

Sidney Sheldon was an American screenwriter and novelist. He wrote the screenplays for twenty-three motion pictures including Easter Parade and Annie Get Your Gun. He also created four long-running television series. He is also included in the Gu ...

                                               

Winston L. Shelton

Winston Laverne Shelton was an American inventor, engineer and businessman. He was awarded 76 patents in the United States by himself or as part of a team. He started working at General Electric in 1948. His patents have impacted modern washing m ...

                                               

Alan Shepard

Alan Shepard was an American astronaut. He was the first American to travel into space. He was born in East Derry, New Hampshire. He received a Bachelor of Science at Naval Academy in 1944, graduated at Naval Testpilot School in 1951 and he earne ...

                                               

Bob Sheppard

Robert Leo "Bob" Sheppard was an American journalist and announcer for the New York Yankees from 1951 until 2007 and for the New York Giants from 1956 until 2006. Sheppard was born on October 20, 1910 in Richmond Hill, Queens, New York. He studie ...

                                               

Francis Cornwall Sherman

Francis Cornwall Sherman served as Mayor of Chicago two terms for the Democratic Party. Sherman was born on September 18, 1805 in Newton, Connecticut. He was a brick manufacturer and made the bricks for Archibald Clybournes mansion. In July 1835, ...

                                               

Robert B. Sherman

Robert Bernard Sherman was an American songwriter. He worked in musical movies with his brother Richard Morton Sherman. Some of the Sherman Brothers best known songs were in live action and animated musical movies including: Mary Poppins, The Jun ...

                                               

Roger Sherman

Roger Sherman was an American politician. He was from Connecticut. He is the only person to have signed the Articles of Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation and the United States Constitution: the four great ...

                                               

William Tecumseh Sherman

William Tecumseh Sherman was an American soldier, businessman, educator, and author. Before the Civil War, he fought in the Mexican-American War and was the head of Louisiana State University. He served as a General in the Union Army during the A ...

                                               

Aaron Shikler

Aaron Abraham Shikler was an American artist. He was known for his portraits of American statesmen and celebrities like Jane Engelhard and Sister Parish. He was mainly known for painting the official White House portraits of John F. Kennedy and N ...

                                               

Harry W. Shlaudeman

Harry Walter Shlaudeman was an American diplomat. He was born in Los Angeles, California. He worked as an ambassador during the Ford, Carter, Reagan and Bush Sr. presidencies. He was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1992. Shlaude ...

                                               

Robert M. Shoemaker

Robert Morin Shoemaker was an American military personnel. He was a U.S. Army general and former commander of the United States Army Forces Command. He was also an inductee into the Aviation Hall of Fame. He was born in Almont, Michigan. Shoemake ...

                                               

George Shuba

George "Shotgun" Shuba was an American baseball player. He was an outfielder. He was a left-handed pinch hitter in Major League Baseball. Shuba played seven seasons for the Brooklyn Dodgers. His seven seasons included three World Series as well a ...

                                               

Don Shula

Donald Francis Shula was an American professional football coach and player. He had the most wins for a coach in National Football League history. Shula was best known for his time being the longtime head coach of the Miami Dolphins, leading them ...

                                               

Alexander Shulgin

Alexander Theodore Sasha Shulgin was an American medicinal chemist, biochemist, pharmacologist, psychopharmacologist, and writer. He is best known for introducing MDMA to psychologists in the late 1970s for psychopharmaceutical use. Shulgin was b ...

                                               

George P. Shultz

George Pratt Shultz was an American politician, economist, statesman, and businessman. He served as the United States Secretary of Labor from 1969 to 1970, as the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury from 1972 to 1974, and as the U.S. Secretary of Stat ...

                                               

Ronald J. Shurer

Ronald J. Shurer II was a former United States Army Special Forces staff sergeant and medic. He was born in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was a senior medical sergeant during the Battle of Shok Valley in April 2008. He and his team were attacked by an en ...

                                               

Joe Shuster

Joseph Shuster was a Canadian-American cartoonist. Shuster along with Jerry Siegel created Superman. It proved one of the most popular and influential comic book hero in comic book history. Shuster died of a heart failure and hypertension in Los ...

                                               

Jerry Siegel

Jerome "Jerry" Siegel was an American comic book writer and artist. He is known for creating Superman. He won many awards and was honored many times for his creation. Siegel was born on October 17, 1914 in Cleveland, Ohio to a Jewish family. Sieg ...

                                               

Roy Sievers

Roy Edward Sievers was an American professional baseball player. Sievers was signed by the St. Louis Browns as a free agent in 1947. Sievers debuted in the major leagues on April 21, 1949. He played in Major League Baseball as a first baseman/lef ...

                                               

Michael Silka

Michael Alan Silka was an American spree killer. It is believed that he killed nine people near a town called Manley Hot Springs in Alaska in May 1984. Silka was killed in a shootout with police after his murders.

                                               

Silver Apples

It was made-up of Simeon, who performed on a synthesizer, drummer Danny Taylor. The duo were among the first to use electronic music techniques outside of academia.

                                               

Horace Silver

Horace Silver was an American jazz pianist and composer. Silver is known for his humorous and funky playing style and his hard bop music. He was influenced by a wide range of musical styles, notably gospel music, African music, and Latin American ...

                                               

Kenneth Silverman

Kenneth Silverman was a professor emeritus of English at New York University and a Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer. Silverman was born in Manhattan. He studied at Columbia University. He was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences ...

                                               

Robert B. Silvers

Robert Benjamin Silvers was an American editor and essayist. He served as editor of The New York Review of Books from 1963 to 2017. Silvers was co-editor of the Review with Barbara Epstein for over 40 years until her death in 2006 and was the sol ...

                                               

Thomas Silverstein

Thomas Edward Silverstein was an American convicted murderer. He was in prison since 1977 after being convicted of four separate murders while imprisoned, one of which was overturned. Silverstein was in solitary confinement since 1983, when he ki ...

                                               

Abbey Simon

Abbey Simon was an American concert pianist, teacher, and recording artist. He was a student of Josef Hofmann at the Curtis Institute of Music. He was the winner of the Naumburg International Piano Competition in 1940. He was called a "supervirtu ...

                                               

Paul Simon (politician)

Paul Martin Simon was an American politician from Illinois. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1975 to 1985, and in United States Senate from 1985 to 1997. A member of the Democratic Party, he unsuccessfully ran for the ...

                                               

Howard Simons

Howard Simons was the managing editor of the Washington Post at the time of the Watergate scandal, and later curator of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University. Simons was born on June 3, 1929 in Albany, New York. He studied at ...

                                               

Bill Simpson

Bill Simpson was an American racecar driver and businessman. He was best known as a key figure in the racing safety business with his company Simpson Performance Products. He left Simpson Performance in a controversy surrounding Dale Earnhardts d ...