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Johnnie Cochran

Johnnie L Cochran, Jr. was an American lawyer. He is best known for his part in the acquittal of O. J. Simpson for the murder of Simpsons ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ronald Goldman. Cochran also represented many different celebrit ...

                                               

Leslie Cochran

Albert Leslie Cochran was an American activist and homeless man. Cochran is known for his activism on the city of Austin, Texas. He might have created the motto "Keep Austin Weird". Cochran was born in Miami, Florida on June 24, 1951. He was marr ...

                                               

Jack Coghill

John Bruce Coghill was an American politician and businessman. He was the 6th Lieutenant Governor of Alaska from 1990 to 1994 under Governor Walter Hickel. He was mayor of Nenana in the interior of Alaska for 22 years. Coghill was a Republican, e ...

                                               

Aaron Cohen

Aaron Cohen was an American civil servant. He served as the Acting Deputy Administrator of NASA between 19 February 1992 and 1 November 1992.

                                               

Bernard S. Cohen

Bernard S. Cohen was an American civil liberties attorney and Democratic politician. He was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates between 1980 to 1996. He was born in New York City. On April 10, 1967, he presented oral argument for the peti ...

                                               

Mickey Cohen

Meyer Harris "Mickey" Cohen was an American gangster who worked in Los Angeles. He was part of the Jewish Mafia, and also had strong ties to the American Mafia from the 1930s through 1960s.

                                               

Abraham Cohn

Abraham Cohn was an American Civil War Union Army soldier of Jewish descent. He received the United States militarys highest decoration, the Medal of Honor. Cohn earned the award for his actions in combat at the Battle of the Wilderness, Virginia ...

                                               

Lawrence H. Cohn

Lawrence Harvey Cohn was an American heart surgeon, researcher, and medical educator. He was best known for his heart valve repair and replacement surgeries. He was on the surgical staff at Harvard Medical School from 1971 until his death. He was ...

                                               

Gene Colan

Eugene Jules Colan was an American comic book artist. He worked for the comic book publishers DC and Marvel for over 60 years. He drew comics for Batman, Wonder Woman, Iron Man, Captain America and Daredevil. He was well known for his artwork on ...

                                               

Theo Colborn

Theodora Emily Colborn was an American zoologist. She was the founder and President Emeritus of The Endocrine Disruption Exchange. Colborn was also professor Emeritus of Zoology at the University of Florida, Gainesville. She was best known for he ...

                                               

Freddy Cole

Lionel Frederick Freddy Cole was an American jazz singer and pianist. His recording career has spanned over sixty years. He was the brother of musicians Nat King Cole and Ike Cole, father of Lionel Cole, and uncle of Natalie Cole, Timolin Cole, a ...

                                               

Richard E. Cole

Richard E. Cole was an American Air Force officer. In April 1942, he was one of the airmen who took part in the Doolittle Raid. He was serving as the co-pilot to Jimmy Doolittle in the lead plane of the raid. He stayed in China after the raid unt ...

                                               

Daisy Coleman

Catherine Daisy Coleman was an American womens rights activist. Her experience of sexual assault at the age of 14 was featured in the 2016 documentary movie Audrie & Daisy. Coleman co-founded the nonprofit organization, SafeBAE aimed at preventin ...

                                               

John Coleman (Medal of Honor)

John Coleman was a United States Marine. He received the United States militarys highest decoration for bravery. It is called the Medal of Honor. He received it for his actions during the Korean Expedition. He was Irish-born, and received the Med ...

                                               

William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr.

William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. was an American attorney and politician. Coleman was the fourth United States Secretary of Transportation, from March 7, 1975 to January 20, 1977. Coleman, Jr. died from complications of Alzheimers disease at his hom ...

                                               

Edward Coles

Edward Coles was the second Governor of Illinois, serving from 1822 to 1826. From 1810 to 1815, Coles was secretary to James Madison. He was a neighbor and anti-slavery associate of Thomas Jefferson. He freed his slaves in 1819. Coles was born on ...

                                               

Schuyler Colfax

Schuyler Colfax, Jr. was a U.S. Representative from Indiana, Speaker of the House of Representatives, and the seventeenth Vice President of the United States.

                                               

Mac Collins

Michael Allen "Mac" Collins was an American politician. He was a Republican politician. Collins was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2005, representing Georgias 8th congressional district. In 2004, he was an uns ...

                                               

Mo Collins (American football)

Damon Jamal Collins, nicknamed Mo Collins, was an American college and professional football player. He was an offensive lineman in the National Football League for six seasons during the 1990s and early 2000s. Collins played college football for ...

                                               

Jack Collom

John Aldridge "Jack" Collom was an American poet, essayist, and pedagogue. His twenty-five books include Red Car Goes By: Selected Poems 1955-2000, Situation Sings, and Second Nature, which won the 2013 Colorado Book Award for Poetry. In the fiel ...

                                               

Peter Tali Coleman

Peter Tali Coleman was an American politician. He was the first person of Samoan descent to be appointed Governor of American Samoa and later became the territorys first popularly elected governor. He was a member of the Republican Party, he is t ...

                                               

Marie Colton

Marie Watters Colton was an American politician. She was born in Asheville, North Carolina. She represented the 51st district in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1978 to 1994 as a Democrat. Colton died at a retirement center in As ...

                                               

Jessi Combs

Jessica Combs was an American professional racer, television personality, and metal fabricator. She was known as "the fastest woman on four wheels". She co-hosted the Spike TV show Xtreme 4x4 for more than 90 episodes from 2005 to 2009. Other tel ...

                                               

Ray Combs

Raymond Neil "Ray" Combs, Jr. was an American comedian, actor, and television game show host. He is best known for being the host of Family Feud from 1988 to 1994. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio. Combs started out as a stand-up comedian. Because o ...

                                               

Barry Commoner

Barry Commoner was an American biologist, professor, and politician. He is known for his failed 1980 Presidential Election campaign for which he was nominated to the Citizens Party. Commoner was born on May 28, 1917 in Brooklyn, New York. He was ...

                                               

James H. Cone

James Hal Cone was an American theologian. He was best known for his work of Black theology and Black Liberation Theology. His 1969 book Black Theology and Black Power became popular as it talked about theology in the black church. He was the Cha ...

                                               

Earl Thomas Conley

Earl Thomas Conley was an American country music singer-songwriter known for many hit records, including his 1981 top hit "Fire and Smoke". Between 1980 and 2003, he recorded ten studio albums, including seven for the RCA Records label. He had mo ...

                                               

Gene Conley

Donald Eugene "Gene" Conley was a Major League Baseball pitcher and basketball player of the NBA. He was born in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Conley played 11 seasons from 1952 to 1963 for four different teams. Conley also played forward in the 1952–53 NB ...

                                               

Mark Connolly (public official)

Mark Connolly was an American businessman and public official. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was one of the main Democratic candidate for Governor of New Hampshire in 2016. New Hampshire. He served as a Representative in the New Ham ...

                                               

Tony Conrad

Anthony Schmaltz "Tony" Conrad was an American avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, composer, sound artist, teacher and writer. His career began in the early 1960s. He was a pioneer of both structural movie and drone music. ...

                                               

John Conyers

John James Conyers, Jr. was an American politician. He served as the U.S. Representative for Michigans 13th district, serving in Congress from 1965 until his resignation in 2017. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Conyers, was its longest-s ...

                                               

Barbara Cook

Barbara Cook was an American singer and actress. She became known during the 1950s after starring in the original Broadway musicals Plain and Fancy, Candide and The Music Man among others, winning a Tony Award for the last. Cook died from respira ...

                                               

Denton Cooley

Denton Arthur Cooley was an American heart surgeon. He was known for doing the first implantation of a complete artificial heart. Cooley was also the founder and surgeon in-chief of The Texas Heart Institute, chief of Cardiovascular Surgery at St ...

                                               

James Fenimore Cooper

James Fenimore Cooper was an American writer. He created the character of Natty Bumpo, the archetypal American frontiersman.

                                               

John Sherman Cooper

John Sherman Cooper was an American politician, jurist, and diplomat from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He served three non-consecutive terms in the United States Senate before being elected to two full terms in 1960 and 1966. He also served as U.S ...

                                               

Merian C. Cooper

Merian Caldwell Cooper was an American aviator, United States Air Force and Polish Air Force officer, adventurer, screenwriter, actor, movie director and producer. His most famous movie was the 1933 movie King Kong. Cooper was born on October 24, ...

                                               

William Coors

William Kistler "Bill" Coors was an American businessman. He was born in Golden, Colorado. He was the grandson of Adolph Coors, founder of the Coors Brewing Company. He was known for his work with the company for 64 years, and was a board member ...

                                               

Anton Coppola

Antonio Coppola was an American opera conductor and composer. He was the uncle of movie director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire. He was the grand-uncle of Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola, Gian-Carlo Coppola, Jason Schwartzman and Robert ...

                                               

Margaret Corbin

Margaret Corbin was a woman who fought in the American Revolutionary War She and her husband, John Corbin were both from Philadelphia. On November 16, 1776, they were part of 600 American soldiers defending Fort Washington in northern Manhattan. ...

                                               

Kenny Cordray

Kenneth Cordray was an American instrumental guitarist and songwriter. He shared the stage with notable musicians and performers such as John Mayall, John Lee Hooker, and Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top. Cordray became the lead guitarist for THE CHILDREN ...

                                               

Chick Corea

Armando Anthony "Chick" Corea was a famous American jazz pianist/keyboardist and composer. He was born in Chelsea, Massachusetts and learned to play drums and piano with his father. His career began in 1962 and he moved to New York City where he ...

                                               

Richard Corliss

Richard Nelson Corliss was an American movie critic. He was one of several editors of Time magazine who focused on movies, with occasional articles on other subjects. He created the widely used term "Drop Dead Gorgeous" in 1985 when describing Mi ...

                                               

Cid Corman

obituary in The Guardian of London An essay on Corman Archived 2005-04-08 at the Wayback Machine A large collection of Cid Cormans manuscripts is held at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin About.com A ...

                                               

Joy Corning

Joy Corning was an American politician and educator. She served as the 44th Lieutenant Governor of Iowa from January 1991 through January 15, 1999 during the governorship of Terry Branstad. She was a member of the Republican Party. Corning entere ...

                                               

Baltasar Corrada del Rio

Baltasar Corrada del Rio was a Puerto Rican politician. He served as Resident Commissioner, Mayor of the capital city of San Juan, Puerto Ricos 15th Secretary of State and Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. He was also the unsuccessful NPP c ...

                                               

Edgar Cortright

Edgar Maurice Cortright was an American scientist and engineer, and senior official at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration in the United States. His known positions during his career were Director of NASAs Langley Research Center an ...

                                               

Larry Coryell

Larry Coryell was an American jazz guitarist. He was known as the "Godfather of Fusion". His career began in 1965. In the early 1970s, he led a group called Foreplay with Mike Mandel although the albums of this period - Barefoot Boy, Offering, an ...

                                               

Ernest Courant

Ernest Courant was a German-born American physicist. He was important for the creation of modern large-scale particle accelerator concepts. His most notable discovery was his 1952 work with Milton S. Livingston and Hartland Snyder on the Strong f ...

                                               

Stephen Covey

Stephen Richards Covey was an American educator, author, businessman and keynote speaker. His most popular book is The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. His other books include First Things First, Principle-Centered Leadership, The 7 Habits of ...

                                               

Anne Cox Chambers

Anne Cox Chambers was an American media owner. She held the largest share of Cox Enterprises. The company is a mass media group that includes newspaper, television, radio and cable television. It is the third largest cable company in the United S ...