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Bruce Hampton

In the late 1960s he was a founding member of Atlanta, Georgias avant-garde Hampton Grease Band. Adopting the moniker Colonel Hampton B. Coles, Retired or alternatively Col. Bruce Hampton Ret., and sometimes playing a sort of dwarf guitar called ...

                                               

Tommy Hancock

Thomas O. Hancock was an American musician. He was called the godfather of West Texas music. Hancock was born in Lubbock, Texas. He played the fiddle. He played for the band The Flatlanders. During the 1970s, Hancock and his family became followe ...

                                               

Wynn Handman

Wynn Handman was an American educator, producer, director and artist. He was the Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, which he co-founded with Sidney Lanier and Michael Tolan in 1963. He was born in New York City. He was a teacher for ...

                                               

Richard L. Hanna

Richard Louis Hanna was an American politician. He was a U.S. Representative from New York from 2011 to 2017. He was known for being the second Republican U.S. Representative to support same-sex marriage in the United States. Hanna was known for ...

                                               

Jeff Hanneman

Jeffery John "Jeff" Hanneman was an American musician. He was most famous for being one of the founding members of the thrash metal band Slayer. He grew up in Los Angeles. His family had a military background which made Hanneman very interested i ...

                                               

Lorraine Hansberry

Lorraine Vivian Hansberry was an African-American playwright, essayist, journalist and activist. Hansberry was the first black female author to have a play performed on Broadway. Her best known work, the play A Raisin In The Sun. Hansberry died i ...

                                               

George V. Hansen

George Vernon Hansen was an American politician. He was a Republican. He represented the state of Idaho in the United States House of Representatives for 14 years. Hansen represented Idahos 2nd district from 1965 to 1969 and again from 1975 to 1985.

                                               

Curt Hanson

Curt Hanson was an American politician. He was born in Algona, Iowa. Curt was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives. A member of the Democratic Party, he served in the Iowa House from 2009 until his death in 2017, representing the 90th an ...

                                               

Curtis Hanson

Curtis Lee Hanson was an American movie director, producer, and screenwriter. He was known for his directing work. His works include the psychological thriller The Hand That Rocks the Cradle, the neo-noir crime movie L.A. Confidential, the comedy ...

                                               

Tommy Hanson

Thomas J. "Tommy" Hanson Jr. was an American professional baseball pitcher in Major League Baseball. He played for the Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Hanson made his MLB debut with Atlanta that season, and played with the Brave ...

                                               

Wayne Hardin

Irving Wayne Hardin was an American football player and coach. Hardin was born in Smackover, Arkansas. He was raised in Stockton, California. He studied at College of the Pacific. Hardin served as the head football coach at the United States Nava ...

                                               

Hugh Hardy

Hugh Hardy was an American architect. He was known for designing theaters, performing arts venues, public spaces, and cultural facilities across the United States.

                                               

John Harlan (announcer)

John Henry Harlan was an American television and radio announcer. He has worked on many television projects for over 40 years, mainly game and variety shows. He was born in Sonoma County, California. Perhaps his best-known work was for the Bob Ho ...

                                               

Jean Harlow

Jean Harlow was an American actress and sex symbol of the 1930s. Harlow was born on September 27, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri. She studied at Miss Barstows Finishing School for Girls in Kansas City. Harlow was married to Charles McGrew in 1927. ...

                                               

Chuck Harmon

Charles Byron Harmon was an American professional baseball utility player in Major League Baseball. He was born in Washington, Indiana. Harmon played for the Cincinnati Redlegs, St. Louis Cardinals and Philadelphia Phillies. He batted and threw r ...

                                               

Merle Harmon

Merle Harmon was a sportscaster. His play-by-play jobs include these: Milwaukee Brewers play-by-play MLB on NBC play-by-play Kansas City Athletics play-by-play Milwaukee Braves play-by-play Kansas Jayhawks basketball play-by-play Minnesota Twins ...

                                               

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper

Frances Ellen Watkins Harper was an African American lecturer, suffragist, and writer. Her book of antislavery verse, Poems on Miscellaneous Subjects, sold thousands of copies. Her "The Two Offers" was the first short story published by an Africa ...

                                               

Luke Harper

Jon Huber better known by his ring name Luke Harper, was an American professional wrestler. He was a one-time WWE Intercontinental Champion. Huber also wrestled in the North American independent circuit under the ring name Brodie Lee, working for ...

                                               

Slim Harpo

James Moore, known as Slim Harpo, was a famous blues musician born in Lobdell, Louisiana, USA. He played in the style called Swamp blues. As a child he learned to play the guitar and the harmonica. He started playing in the 1940s and in 1948 beca ...

                                               

Barbara C. Harris

Barbara Clementine Harris was a American bishop of the Episcopal Church. She was the first woman ordained a bishop in the Anglican Communion. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From 1989 to 2003, she was the Episcopal Diocese of Massachu ...

                                               

Edgar S. Harris Jr.

Edgar Starr Harris Jr. was an American Air Force lieutenant general. He was born in Danville, Virginia. His last assignment was commander of Eighth Air Force, Strategic Air Command, with headquarters at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana. During ...

                                               

Viola Harris

Viola Harris was an American actress. She was born in Baltimore, Maryland. She was known for roles in television, theater and movies from the 1950s to the 2010s. Harris has appeared in a number of movies including The Other Guys, Choke, Deconstru ...

                                               

Carter Harrison, Sr.

Carter Henry Harrison, Sr. was an American politician who was mayor of Chicago from 1879 until 1887; he was elected to a fifth term in 1893 but was assassinated before completing his term. He previously served two terms in the United States House ...

                                               

Jane Irwin Harrison

Jane Irwin Harrison was the First Lady of the United States for a very brief period. She was married to William Henry Harrison Jr. William was the son of William Henry Harrison, ninth President of the United States. As the daughter-in-law of the ...

                                               

Richard Benjamin Harrison

Richard Benjamin Harrison Jr. was an American businessman and reality television personality. He was born in Danville, Virginia, but raised in Lexington, North Carolina. He was best known as the co-owner of the World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Sho ...

                                               

Ray Harryhausen

Raymond "Ray" Harryhausen was an American visual effects creator, writer, and producer. He lived in London, England, from 1960 until his death in 2013. He won an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects for the 1949 movie Mighty Joe Young. His final ...

                                               

Doris Hart

Doris Hart was an American tennis player. She played singles and doubles and was ranked in the world top ten from 1946 through 1955, becoming World No. 1 during 1951. She won four Australian Championships, ten French Championships, ten Wimbledon ...

                                               

Smith Hart

Smith Stewart Hart was an American-Canadian professional wrestler and a member of the Hart wrestling family. His parents were Stu and Helen Hart. Smith was the first of their twelve children, being one of their eight sons, Bruce, Keith, Wayne, De ...

                                               

David G. Hartwell

David Geddes Hartwell was an American critic, publisher and editor of science fiction and fantasy. He was best known for work with Signet, Pocket and Tor Books publishers. He was also known as an award-winning editor of anthologies. He was born i ...

                                               

W. Brantley Harvey Jr.

William Brantley Harvey Jr. was an American lawyer and politician. He was elected to the South Carolina House of Representatives as a Democrat in 1958, and served until 1975, when he was installed as Lieutenant Governor of South Carolina. He serv ...

                                               

Doug Harvey (umpire)

Harold Douglas Harvey was an American umpire in Major League Baseball. He worked in the National League from 1962 through 1992. He was born in South Gate, California but was raised in San Diego, California. Harvey umpired five World Series and si ...

                                               

R. James Harvey

R. James Harvey, also known as James Harvey ; was an American politician and judge. He was a member of the Republican Party. Harvey was born in Iron Mountain, Michigan. He studied at the University of Michigan Law School. Harvey first served as M ...

                                               

Alcee Hastings

Alcee Lamar Hastings was an American politician and judge. He was the U.S. Representative for Floridas 20th congressional district from January 3, 1993 until April 6, 2021. The district included most of the majority-black precincts in and around ...

                                               

Michael Hastings (journalist)

Michael Mahon Hastings was an American journalist, writer and reporter for BuzzFeed. The son of doctors Molly and Brent Hastings, he graduated from Rice Memorial High School in South Burlington, Vermont in 1998, and New York University in 2002. H ...

                                               

Herbert A. Hauptman

Herbert Aaron Hauptman was an American mathematician. He won a Nobel Prize. He made a mathematical method to find a molecular structures based on the X-ray patterns of crystallized materials. With Jerome Karle, he won the 1985 Nobel Prize in Chem ...

                                               

Tim Hauser

Timothy DuPron Tim Hauser was an American singer. He was best known for being a member of the vocal group The Manhattan Transfer. He was a founding member of the group in 1969. The group has won ten Grammy Awards. Hauser was born in Troy, New Yor ...

                                               

John Havlicek

John Joseph Hondo Havlicek was an American professional basketball player. He played as a small forward or a shooting guard. He spent 16 seasons playing for the Boston Celtics in the National Basketball Association. He won eight NBA championships ...

                                               

Edwin Hawkins

Edwin Reuben Hawkins was an American gospel musician, pianist, choir master, composer, and arranger. He was born in Oakland, California. Hawkins as leader of the Edwin Hawkins Singers was probably best known for his arrangement of "Oh Happy Day" ...

                                               

Michael Hawley

Michael Jerome Hawley was an American academic and artist. He worked at MIT’s Media Laboratory where he was a professor and held the Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Hawley was the founder or co-founder of several major research programs and projects i ...

                                               

S. I. Hayakawa

Samuel Ichiye Hayakawa was a Canadian-born American academic and politician. He was of Japanese ancestry. He was a professor of English. He was the president of San Francisco State University, and then as U.S. Senator from California from 1977 to ...

                                               

Nicky Hayden

Nicholas "Nicky" Patrick Hayden, nicknamed The Kentucky Kid, was an American professional motorcycle racer who won the MotoGP World Championship in 2006. He was born in Owensboro, Kentucky. On September 3, 2009, it was confirmed that Hayden had s ...

                                               

Tom Hayden

Thomas Emmet "Tom" Hayden was an American social and political activist, author and politician. He was director of the Peace and Justice Resource Center in Los Angeles County, California. He was a member of the Chicago Seven. Hayden was best know ...

                                               

Edward C. Hayes

Edward Cary Hayes was a pioneer in American sociology. He was a founder and president of the American Sociological Association. He was born in Lewiston, Maine. Hayes died in Urbana, Illinois, aged 60.

                                               

Robert J. Healey

Robert John "Bob" Healey, Jr. was an American attorney, businessman, educator, restaurateur, and political activist. He was the founder of Rhode Islands Cool Moose Party. It is the states third-largest political party from 1994 until 2002. He has ...

                                               

George Hearst

George Hearst was a successful prospector during the Gold Rush. He was born in Missouri into a family of farmers. He went west during the Gold Rush. By the 1860s he owned many copper and silver mines. His mining business grew bigger. In 1880 he b ...

                                               

William Randolph Hearst

William Randolph Hearst was an important American newspaper owner who was born in San Francisco, California. He was the only child of Phoebe Apperson Hearst, a former schoolteacher from Missouri, and George Hearst, a successful miner who became a ...

                                               

Jimmy Heath

James Edward Heath, nicknamed Little Bird ", was an American jazz saxophonist, composer, arranger and big band leader. He was the brother of bassist Percy Heath and drummer Albert Heath. In 1975, the brothers formed the Heath Brothers. He worked ...

                                               

Russ Heath

Russell Heath, Jr. was an American comic artist. He was born in New York City. Heath was best known for his comic book work, particularly his DC Comics war stories and his 1960s art for Playboy magazines "Little Annie Fanny" feature. Heaths drawi ...

                                               

Richard F. Heck

Richard Fred Heck was an American chemist. He was known for the discovery and development of the Heck reaction, which uses palladium to catalyze organic chemical reactions that couple aryl halides with alkenes. Heck was awarded the Nobel Prize in ...

                                               

Margaret Heckler

Margaret Mary Heckler was an American Republican politician from Massachusetts. She served in the United States House of Representatives for eight terms, from 1967 until 1983 and was later the Secretary of Health and Human Services and Ambassador ...