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Conrad, Robert Taylor

Michael L. Burduck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); US Politics; State and Local Government. 752 words.

Conrad, Robert Taylor (10 June 1810–27 June 1858), dramatist and mayor of Philadelphia, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Conrad, a publisher, and Eliza (maiden name...

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Cross, Wilbur Lucius

David T. Beito.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1029 words.

Cross, Wilbur Lucius (10 April 1862–05 October 1948), scholar and governor of Connecticut, was born in Gurleyville, Connecticut, the son of Samuel Cross, a farmer, miller, and manufacturer,...

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Livingston, William

Carl E. Prince.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; State and Local Government. 1274 words.

Livingston, William ( November 1723–25 July 1790), colonial politician, governor of New Jersey, and political satirist, was born in Albany, New York, the son of Philip Livingston, the...

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Morris, Edward Joy

Norman B. Ferris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations; State and Local Government. 512 words.

Morris, Edward Joy (16 July 1815–31 December 1881), legislator, author, and diplomat, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, of unknown ancestry. He attended the University of Pennsylvania...

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Muñoz Rivera, Luis

Errol D. Jones.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Ethnic Politics; Journalism. 1612 words.

Muñoz Rivera, Luis (17 July 1859–15 November 1916), resident commissioner for Puerto Rico in Washington, D.C., writer, and newspaper editor, was born in Barranquitas, Puerto Rico, the son...

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Snow, Wilbert

Vincent Freimarck.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); US Politics; State and Local Government; Education. 1266 words.

Snow, Wilbert (06 April 1884–28 September 1977), college professor, poet, and politician, was born Charles Wilbert Snow on White Head Island, St. George, Maine, the son of Forrest Alwin...

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Whitlock, Brand

Jon C. Teaford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1358 words.

Whitlock, Brand (04 March 1869–24 May 1934), novelist, reform mayor, and diplomat, was born Joseph Brand Whitlock in Urbana, Ohio, the son of Elias D. Whitlock, a Methodist clergyman, and...

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