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Barnum, P. T.

James Ross Moore.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Business and Management; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; US Politics; State and Local Government. 2850 words.

Barnum, P. T. (05 July 1810–07 April 1891), showman, was born Phineas Taylor Barnum in Bethel, Connecticut, the son of Philo F. Barnum, a farmer and storekeeper, and Irena Taylor. While...

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Candler, Allen Daniel

Kenneth Coleman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; State and Local Government. 633 words.

Candler, Allen Daniel (04 November 1834–26 October 1910), politician and compiler of records, was born in Auraria, Georgia, the son of Daniel Gill Candler and Nancy Caroline Matthews,...

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Steiner, Lewis Henry

Eleanor F. Wedge.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Medicine and Health; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1058 words.

Steiner, Lewis Henry (04 May 1827–18 February 1892), physician, state senator, and librarian, was born in Frederick, Maryland, the son of Christian Steiner, a merchant, and Rebecca...

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