From Log Cabin to White House with Abraham Lincoln (My

Deborah Hedstrom-Page

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This remained his unwavering position throughout the decade. The club is made up of a circle of Tribune executives and it meets daily in a private dining room on the nineteenth floor of the Tower. She is rightly remembered, in terms of her public contributions, as a pioneer in raising public awareness about the encroaching danger posed to the natural world we all share by industrialization, poverty, and the population explosion in the 60s.
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Nancy Reagan (First Ladies)

Joanne Mattern

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This resounding triumph made Henry the diplomatic arbiter of Europe: it won him a visit (1416) from the Holy Roman emperor Sigismund, with whom he made a treaty of alliance at Canterbury (1416) and whose influence was used to detach Genoa from its naval alliance with France. Ask students to write their own letters to the president, expressing their opinions on topics about which they feel strongly or have concern.
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Time for Kids: Presidents of the United States

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When Ronald Reagan ran for president in 1980, the Kremlin leaked stories about the alcoholic problems of the father, hoping it would weaken his election chances. Jackie Kennedy, inspired by their trip through Europe, had the gardens redesigned, headed up by her friend Rachel Melon. Elizabeth gave him ten children including Benjamin Harrison, our twenty-third President. Geoffrey received the homage of the Breton nobles in 1169, and in 1173 he joined the rebellion against Henry II led by his eldest brother, Henry, the �Young King,� and supported by the rulers of France, Scotland, and Flanders.
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John Tyler (Profiles of the Presidents)

Robin S. Doak

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Children from this marriage were: + 390 F i. Jane Randolph [15910] was born in 1720 in London, England and died in 1776 at age 56. 391 M ii. A corps of secretaries had to be engaged, for every letter that is signed by a real name and beat; a real return address is answered either through publication or through an individually mailed reply. C.] to relieve temporarily Captain Coles in his duties at that place.” An interesting anecdote about Major Rhett is contained in a letter he wrote to the Chief of Ordnance in Richmond, Virginia, dated June 8, 1863, in which he requested that he be allowed to purchase “one of the Pistols shipped to you this day…” since “I am without a weapon of any kind…” On August 18, 1864, Rhett wrote, “Please inform me upon what basis I shall exchange the greenbacks in possession of the federal prisoners at the post for confederate money.” (There was no response to this inquiry.) A letter written on September 24, 1864, indicated that he was directing transportation between Columbia and Charlotte Junction.
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The Boyhood Diary of Theodore Roosevelt, 1869-1870: Early

Theodore Roosevelt

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Braddock's army was routed near the Monongahela River and fled in confusion to Virginia. Franklin Roosevelt’s administration immediately began enlisting private companies to make tanks, guns, and other necessary equipment. Jefferson also visited the Adams family in England in 1785, after Adams had assumed his new post as American ambassador in London. Hearst is so real that she undoubtedly would do him any favor within her power, and, when we come down to it, her taking the Washington papers off his hands might in all reason be counted a favor of a high order.
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The Presidents: Of the United States

Christine Guniti

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Mary married John Stith [15955] [MRIN: 5304], son of Lt. The child from this marriage was: + 564 F i. Miriam Harry [19001] died on 19 Mar 1809. 427. Peace returned to Virginia, and Washington resigned his commission to return to Mount Vernon, his duty faithfully performed. Washington chose to be painted in his Virginia militia uniform from the French and Indian War with marching orders in his pocket, even though he had resigned from the military some 14 years prior. This is the suit that led to the laws being challenged, and eventually to segregation laws changing and being lifted.
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George W. Bush (United States Presidents *2017)

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Unknown Randolph [16261] was born about 1781 in Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia. 730 F iii. Their breakfast-table conversations were the delight of their guests, and after Dorothy became a columnist she reported the substance of some of the talks under the heading, "Con- versations With the Grouse." But within, a conflict went on; a crisis growing out of a contradiction between Mr. Washington, Adams, Madison, Monroe, Jefferson, J. His last residence was on 8th Street in Brooklyn.
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Michelle Obama: An American Story

David Colbert

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People in the small town were accustomed to Edith’s heavy makeup, just as Virginia became accustomed to her mother’s heavy-handed discipline. Father was about fourteen years of age when this devas- tating, tragic disaster overtook the family, and the result was an unreasoning, unrelenting hatred of religion that embit- tered his entire life. First ladies have helped presidents shape and talk about their goals. According to one historian, “Her first husband was a good man who died too soon, her second a wastrel who lived too long.” [xxxix] The family had always been too poor for school.
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Thomas Jefferson & His World (Am Heritage Jr Lib)

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Sometimes all that remains, on some field that once produced the finest tobacco in the New World, are barns where the slaves hung the leaf to dry and the quarters where they slept. For Dorothy Thompson was a problem child, self-assertive, willful, mischievous and given to running away from home. Allied Organizations’ Lincoln Day Dinner. Sometimes she has been told that not 350 Post Biographies of Famous Journalists all of these reprints could be of interest to Washington read- ers, but she insists, and with considerable plausibility, that she knows as well as anyone what appeals to Washington.
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Barack Obama (Legendary Leaders)

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Viewed in the right light, and from a certain angle, there is a vague but noteworthy resemblance between the dashing face and head of Herbert Bayard Swope and the smiling coun- tenance of Franklin D. Rejecting a position in his father's firm, he moved with his young family to Texas and became a salesman of oil-field supplies. He would boast of his real-estate coups. The Graphic went out of business in 1932. Their own- ership and that of a highly lucrative features syndicate is vested in the Medill Trust, a family jackpot which was set up by the grandfather.
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