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Sam Mele

Sabath Anthony "Sam" Mele was a former right fielder, manager, coach and scout in Major League Baseball. As a manager, he led the Minnesota Twins to their first American League championship in 1965. Mele played for the Boston Red Sox 1947-1949; 1 ...

                                               

Monte Melkonian

Monte Melkonian was a well-known Armenian military commander in the Nagorno-Karabakh war. He is largely known for major military victories against Azerbaijan from the late autumn of 1992. Melkonian had no prior service record in any countrys army ...

                                               

Thomas Mellon

Thomas Alexander Mellon was a Scotch-Irish-American, entrepreneur, lawyer, and judge. He was best known as the founder of Mellon Bank and patriarch of the Mellon family of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was business partners with Andrew Carnegie.

                                               

Allan H. Meltzer

Allan Howard Meltzer was an American economist and professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon Universitys Tepper School of Business and Institute for Politics and Strategy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts t ...

                                               

Jack Mendelsohn

Jack Mendelsohn was an American writer-artist. He worked in animation, comic strips and comic books. He was an Emmy-nominated television comedy writer and story editor. He had many credits as a TV scripter, including Rowan & Martins Laugh-In, Thr ...

                                               

John Mendelsohn

John Mendelsohn was an American physician. He was President of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He was MD Anderson President from 1996 to 2011. After his retirement in 2011, Mendelsohn remained on the faculty as co-di ...

                                               

Lee Mendelson

Richard Dawson Harry "Lee" Mendelson was an American television producer, known for his cartoons for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Walt Disney Company, Hanna-Barbera Productions, The Peanuts animated Specials and Nickelodeon Movies. Travels with Charley, ...

                                               

Dorothy Mengering

Dorothy Marie Mengering was an American television personality. She was the mother of late-night talk show host David Letterman. She made many telephone and live guest appearances on his shows: Late Night and Late Show. Following several years of ...

                                               

Alan Merrill

Alan Merrill was an American singer, guitarist, songwriter, actor and model. In the early 1970s, he became was the first westerner to become a pop star in Japan. He was the lead singer of the first ever released version and writer of the song "I ...

                                               

Steve Merrill

Stephen Everett Merrill was an American lawyer and Republican politician. He was the 77th Governor of New Hampshire from 1993 to 1997. He was born in Norwich, Connecticut. Merrill was the Attorney General of New Hampshire from 1985 to 1989. Merri ...

                                               

James F. Merton

James F. Merton was a United States Navy sailor. He received the Medal of Honor for actions during the Korean Expedition in 1871. Landsman Merton was severely wounded during the seizure of the forts.

                                               

W. S. Merwin

William Stanley Merwin was an American poet. He was mainly active during the anti-Vietnam War era. He won the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, the National Book Award for Poetry and the Tanning Prize, one of the highest honors bestowed by the Academy o ...

                                               

Milton Metz

Milton Metz was an American radio and television personality in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He occasionally did commercial work for local radio and television stations until he was unable to due to his health in the last ...

                                               

Radley Metzger

Radley Metzger was an American pioneering filmmaker and film distributor. Metzger was known for directing popular artistic, adult-oriented films, including Camille 2000 1969, Score 1974, The Lickerish Quartet 1970, The Image 1975 and The Opening ...

                                               

Tom Metzger

Thomas Linton Metzger was an American white supremacist, skinhead leader and Klansman. He founded White Aryan Resistance WAR in 1983. He was a Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan in the 1970s. He, his son, and WAR were fined $12 million as a result ...

                                               

Ralph Metzner

Ralph Metzner was an American psychologist, and writer. He was born in 1936, in Germany. With Timothy Leary and Richard Alpert he was involved in a series of tests done at Harvard University, in the 1960s. These tests involved psychedelic drugs. ...

                                               

Jan Meyers

Janice Lenore "Jan" Meyers was an American politician. She was born in Lincoln, Nebraska. She was a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Kansas serving from 1985 to 1997.

                                               

Louis Meyers

Louis Meyers was a American festival organizer and co-founder of South By Southwest. He was born in Austin, Texas. Meyers was the event’s primary music booker until he sold his share in the event after the 1994 conference. Meyers was also an mult ...

                                               

Gene Michael

Eugene Richard "Gene" Michael, nicknamed Stick ", was an American shortstop, coach, scout, manager and executive in Major League Baseball. He was born in Kent, Ohio. Michael played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees ...

                                               

Robert H. Michel

Robert Henry "Bob" Michel was an American Republican Party politician. He was a member of the United States House of Representatives for 38 years. He represented central Illinois 18th congressional district, and was the GOP leader in Congress dur ...

                                               

Charles Duncan Michener

Charles Duncan Michener was an American entomologist. He was born in Pasadena, California. He was a leading expert on bees, his magnum opus being The Bees of the World.

                                               

Harry J. Middleton

Harry Joseph Middleton, Jr. was an American journalist, author, and library director. He served as Lyndon B. Johnsons Presidential speech writer and staff assistant from 1967 to 1969. In 1970, Johnson named him the director of the Lyndon Baines J ...

                                               

R. Hunter Middleton

Robert Hunter Middleton was an Scottish-American book designer, painter, and type designer. Middleton was born in Glasgow, Scotland on May 6, 1898. He came to Chicago in 1908 where he studied at the School of the Art Institute. He joined the desi ...

                                               

Abner J. Mikva

Abner Joseph Mikva was an American judge, lawyer, academic and politician. He was a Democrat and of Jewish descent. He was known by many as an important liberal figure in Chicago and American politics. In later years, he was known for being a men ...

                                               

John "Mule" Miles

John "Mule" Miles was an American baseball player. He played with the Chicago American Giants of the Negro League from 1946-1949. Nicknamed the "Mule" by his manager Candy Jim Taylor after hitting two home runs in one ball game. Miles used to pla ...

                                               

Stanley Milgram

Stanley Milgram was an American social psychologist. He is most famous for his controversial study about obedience to authority figures. In these experiments, Milgram showed that about two out of three people would follow orders of an authority f ...

                                               

Denny Miller

Denny Scott Miller was an American actor. He was best known for his role as Tarzan in the movie Tarzan, the Ape Man. He also appeared in many television series such as Wagon Train, Gilligans Island, Magnum, P.I., The Brady Bunch and Gunsmoke. Mil ...

                                               

Jack Miller

Jack Miller was a Republican United States Senator from Iowa. He went through two terms, 1961–73. Next, he was the United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. Miller was elected to the Iowa House of ...

                                               

John R. Miller

John Ripin Miller was an American politician. He was born in New York City. Miller was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1985 to 1993. He represented the 1st congressional district of Washington as a Republican. While in ...

                                               

Mac Miller

Malcolm James McCormick, known professionally as Mac Miller, was an American rapper, singer, songwriter, and record producer. He was also a noted under the pseudonym Larry Fisherman. In early 2010, Miller signed a record deal with Pittsburgh-base ...

                                               

Norma Miller

From 1952 to 1968, Miller directed the Norma Miller Dancers and Norma Miller and Her Jazzmen, both of which included Frankie Mannings son Charles "Chazz" Young as well as her long-time partner Billy Ricker. Miller wrote several books, including M ...

                                               

Roblimo

Robin "Roblimo" Miller was an American journalist specializing in technology. He worked for Open Source Technology Group, the company that owned Slashdot, SourceForge.net, freshmeat, Linux.com, NewsForge, and ThinkGeek from 2000 to 2008. He was b ...

                                               

Zell Miller

Zell Miller was a former United States Senator from Georgia. Miller was Lieutenant Governor from 1975 to 1991, 79th Governor of Georgia from 1991 to 1999, and as United States Senator from 2000 to 2005. He wrote a book A National Party No More: T ...

                                               

Lewis Millett

Lewis Lee Millett Sr. was an American military person. He was a United States Army officer who received the Medal of Honor during the Korean War for leading the last major American bayonet charge. Millett was born in Mechanic Falls, Maine. He lat ...

                                               

Minnie Miñoso

Minnie Miñoso, nicknamed "The Cuban Comet" and "Mr. White Sox", was a Cuban-American professional baseball player. He began his career in the Negro league in 1946, becoming an All-Star third baseman with the New York Cubans in 1947 and 1948. He w ...

                                               

Roland Minson

Roland T. Minson was an American basketball player. He was born in Idaho Falls, Idaho. He is best known for his college career at Brigham Young University. At BYU, Minson led the Cougars to the 1951 National Invitation Tournament championship. He ...

                                               

Salvador Minuchin

Salvador Minuchin was an Argentine-American family psychotherapist. He was born and raised in San Salvador, Argentina. Minuchin developed structural family therapy, which talked about problems within a family by talking about the relationships be ...

                                               

The Misfits

The Misfits were a punk rock band from New Jersey. They are usually classified as a hardcore punk or horror punk band. They often played in theatrical makeup to look spooky. They had themes mostly from old movies, especially horror movies. The le ...

                                               

John N. Mitchell

John Newton Mitchell was an American politician and lawyer. He was the 67th Attorney General of the United States under President Richard Nixon and a convicted criminal. He was chairman of Nixons 1968 presidential campaign, and one of Nixons clos ...

                                               

Maria Mitchell

Maria Mitchell was one of the first female astronomers. She was born in Nantucket, Massachusetts. She attended a local girls school. Later, Mitchell attended a school run by her father. Mitchell opened her own school when she was 17. Her school h ...

                                               

Paul Mitchell (American football)

Paul Anthony Mitchell was an American football defensive end and tackle. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Mitchell played two seasons with the New York Yanks of the National Football League. He played college football at the University of M ...

                                               

Wayne Mixson

John Wayne Mixson was an American politician. He was born in New Brockton, Alabama, but was raised in Jackson County, Florida. He was a democrat. He served in Floridas House of Representatives. In 1978 he was elected a lieutenant governor deputy ...

                                               

Chips Moman

Lincoln Wayne "Chips" Moman was an American record producer, guitarist, and Grammy Award-winning songwriter. He was born in LaGrange, Georgia. In the 1960s, Moman worked for Stax Records before founding the American Sound Studio in Memphis, Tenne ...

                                               

Joan Mondale

Joan Adams Mondale was the wife of Walter Mondale. He is a former Vice President of the United States, Presidential candidate, and United States Ambassador to Japan. She was the unofficial second lady from 1977 to 1981. She was an advocate for ar ...

                                               

Eddie Money

Edward Joseph Mahoney, known professionally as Eddie Money, was an American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. He was popular during the 1970s and 1980s. He was born in New York City, but raised in Berkeley, California. Money was well k ...

                                               

Walter Moody

Walter Leroy Moody, Jr. was an American convicted murderer. He was sentenced to death in Alabama for the 1989 letter bomb murder of Robert S. Vance, a US federal judge serving on the Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit. After an extensive inves ...

                                               

Jim Moody

James Powers Moody was an American economist and Democratic politician. He was born in Richlands, Virginia. Moody was a member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Milwaukee, Wisconsin from 1983 to 1993. Moody died at a hos ...

                                               

The Fabulous Moolah

Mary Lillian Ellison, better known by her ring name The Fabulous Moolah, was an American female professional wrestler. She wrestled for WWE. She was a 4 time WWF Womens Champion. She was champion for almost thirty years. That made her champion lo ...

                                               

Darvin Moon

Darvin Moon was an American logger and amateur poker player. He was the runner-up of the 2009 World Series of Poker US.000 no-limit Texas holdem Main Event. It was his first time playing in the World Series of Poker. Moon, who taught himself how ...

                                               

Arch A. Moore Jr.

Arch Alfred Moore, Jr. was an American politician and former lawyer. He began his political career as a state legislator in 1952. He was elected the 28th and 30th Governor of West Virginia from 1969 until 1977 and again from 1985 until 1989. He w ...