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American National Biography Online

Edited by John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes.

P ublished online January 1999 .

Book. Subjects: Biographical Studies; History.

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Wapahasha III

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1024 words.

Mdewakanton Dakota chief of the Kiyuksa band, was born in southeastern Minnesota, the son of the distinguished chief Wapahasha II. (His mother’s identity is unknown.) Wapahasha III...

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Mazakutemani, Paul

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 944 words.

Wahpeton Dakota known for his oratorical skill and pro-white stance in the Dakota War of 1862, was born probably at Lac qui Parle, Minnesota, the son of a Mdewakanton man and Old Eve, a...

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Other Day, John

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1007 words.

Christian farmer chief of the Wahpeton Dakotas who became famous for leading white settlers to safety during the Dakota War of 1862, was born in southern Minnesota, the son of Scarlet Bird...

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Logan, James

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1651 words.

Shawnee warrior whose Indian name was Spemica Lawba, the High Horn, and who became an American hero in the War of 1812, was born in Ohio. His parentage is unknown. According to a friend,...

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Linforth, Ivan Mortimer

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1119 words.

classical scholar, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Edward William Linforth, a hardware dealer, and Emma Amanda French. His interest in antiquity appears to have been...

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Bloom, Allan

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1304 words.

philosopher, was born Allan David Bloom in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Allan Bloom and Malvina Glasner, social workers. The elder Blooms, descendants of German Jewish immigrants, had...

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Sellars, Wilfrid Stalker

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1671 words.

philosopher, was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the son of Roy Wood Sellars, an eminent Critical Realist philosopher, and Helen Maud Stalker. After spending his early years in Ann Arbor,...

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Lincoln, Mary Johnson Bailey

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 1103 words.

educator and culinary writer, was born in South Attleboro, Massachusetts, the daughter of the Reverend John Milton Burnham Bailey and Sarah Morgan Johnson. Although raised with limited...

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Baranov, Aleksandr Andreevich

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. 852 words.

Russian colonizer of North America, was born in Kargopol, Russia. His parents’ names are unknown. In his early years he was engaged in trade in Moscow and St. Petersburg and in 1780 went...

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