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Gabe Pressman

Gabriel Stanley "Gabe" Pressman was an American journalist. He was a reporter for WNBC-TV in New York City for more than 50 years. He was one of the pioneers of United States television news and has been credited as the first reporter to have lef ...

                                               

Jacob Pressman

Jacob Jack Pressman was an American Conservative rabbi. He was the rabbi of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, California from 1950 to 1985. He was a co-founder of the American Jewish University in Bel Air. He also wrote a weekly column in The Beverl ...

                                               

Karl H. Pribram

Karl H. Pribram was an Austrian-born American neuroscientist and educator. He taught at Georgetown University, Yale University, Stanford University, and Radford University. He also did a lot of work on the meaning of the limbic system, the relati ...

                                               

Ray Price

Noble Ray Price was an American country music singer, songwriter and guitarist. Some of his famous songs were "Release Me", "Crazy Arms", "Heartaches by the Number", "For the Good Times", "Night Life", and "Youre the Best Thing That Ever Happened ...

                                               

Sean Price

Sean Price was an American rapper. He was a member of the hip hop supergroups Boot Camp Clik and Random Axe with Guilty Simpson and producer Black Milk. He came to fame as one-half of the duo Heltah Skeltah, performing under the name Ruckus, or i ...

                                               

Charley Pride

Charley Frank Pride was an American country music singer, recording artist, baseball player, and businessman. Along with Stoney Edwards and O.B. McClinton, Pride was and remains one of the most notable black country singers of the 1960s and 1970s.

                                               

John Prine

John Prine was an American country folk singer-songwriter and guitarist. He was born in Maywood, Illinois but raised in Chicago. His music was often seen as protest and social commentary. He began making music for Atlantic Records in 1971. In 198 ...

                                               

Will Provine

William B. Provine was an American historian of science and of evolutionary biology and population genetics. He was best known for his several different positions held at Cornell University. Provine also appeared in Ben Steins documentary movie E ...

                                               

Paul Prudhomme

Paul Prudhomme, also known as Gene Autry Prudhomme, was an American celebrity chef. His specialty was Creole cuisine. He was the chef of K-Pauls Louisiana Kitchen in New Orleans. He had previously owned and run several other restaurants. He creat ...

                                               

Dorothea Puente

Dorothea Puente was an American murderer. She was sent to prison for killing three people at her home in Sacramento, California. Puente ran a boarding house where old people, people with a disability or mental illness were able to live. A social ...

                                               

W. H. Pugmire

Wilum Hopfrog Pugmire was an American horror fiction writer. He was born in Seattle, Washington. His works typically are published as W. H. Pugmire. His works were inspired by Lovecraftian lore. Pugmire produced a steady stream of book collection ...

                                               

Mario Puzo

Mario Gianluigi Puzo was an American author and screenwriter. He was born in Manhattan, New York City. He is known for his novels about the Mafia, including The Godfather 1969, which was later made into a movie by Francis Ford Coppola. He won the ...

                                               

Brad Pye Jr.

Brad Pye Jr. was an American sports journalist, broadcaster, and Los Angeles community activist. He was the first recognized African-American sportswriter in Southern California and the first African-American scout for the Los Angeles/San Diego C ...

                                               

Joan Quigley

Joan Quigley, was an American astrologer. She was best known for her astrological advice to Nancy and Ronald Reagan during the 1980s. Quigley was born in Kansas City, Missouri. She was called on by First Lady Nancy Reagan in 1981 after John Hinck ...

                                               

Nabeel Qureshi

Nabeel Qureshi was an American Christian apologist writer and speaker, converted from Islam to Christianity. He was born in California. Qureshi was a speaker with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries RZIM and the author of three books, Seeking ...

                                               

Sun Ra

Le Sonyr Ra, better known as Sun Ra, was an American jazz composer, bandleader, piano, synthesizer player, and poet. He was known for his experimental music. For much of his career, Ra led "The Arkestra", an ensemble with an ever-changing name an ...

                                               

Gregory Rabassa

Gregory Rabassa was an American literary translator from Spanish and Portuguese to English. He taught for many years at Columbia University and Queens College. He worked primarily out of Spanish and Portuguese. He made English-language versions o ...

                                               

Harley Race

Harley Leland Race was an American retired professional wrestler. He was best known for wrestling for the National Wrestling Alliance, American Wrestling Association, World Wrestling Federation, and World Championship Wrestling. He was one of onl ...

                                               

Thaddeus Radzilowski

Thaddeus C. Radzilowski was a American historian, scholar, author, and professor. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was co-founder of the Piast Institute, a national institute for Polish and Polish-American affairs. His work focused on Poland ...

                                               

John Ralston (American football)

John R. Ralston was an American football player, coach, and sports executive. He was born in Oakland, California and raised in Norway, Michigan. Ralston was the head football coach at Utah State University 1959–1962, Stanford University 1963–1971 ...

                                               

Ram Dass

Dr. Richard Alpert, also known as Baba Ram Dass, was a spiritual teacher. He was the writer of Be Here Now, the bestseller book of 1971. In the 1960s, professors Timothy Leary, Ralph Metzner and Richard Alpert collaborated on a book titled The Ps ...

                                               

Richard Ramirez

Ricardo Leyva Muñoz Ramirez, known as Richard Ramirez was an American serial killer, and burglar who died while awaiting execution on Californias death row. He killed 13 people, tried to kill 5 people,and burglarized 14 buildings. He was captured ...

                                               

Joey Ramone

Joey Ramone was an American punk musician and founder member of the Ramones, in which he was lead singer, along with Dee Ramone, Tommy Ramone, and Johnny Ramone.

                                               

Mel Ramos

Mel Ramos is an American figurative painter. He was born in Sacramento, California. He was known for his paintings of female nudes, whose work had elements of realist and abstract art. Ramos was active in the Pop Art movement of the 1960s. Ramos ...

                                               

Jim Ramstad

James Marvin Ramstad was an American lawyer and politician. He was a member of the Minnesota Senate from 1981 to 1991. He also was in the United States House of Representatives representing Minnesotas 3rd congressional district from 1991 to 2009. ...

                                               

Samuel J. Randall

Samuel Jackson Randall was an American politician. He was the 29th Speaker of the United States House of Representatives from 1876 to 1881. He was in the U.S. House representing Pennsylvanias 1st congressional district from 1863 to 1875 and Penns ...

                                               

Arthur Rankin Jr.

Arthur Gardner Rankin, Jr. was an American director, producer, and writer, who mostly worked in animation. He was a part of Rankin/Bass Productions with his partner Jules Bass, he created stop-motion animation features such as Rudolph the Red Nos ...

                                               

Marcus Raskin

Marcus Goodman Raskin was an American social critic, political activist, author, and philosopher. He worked for progressive social change in the United States. He was the co-founder, with Richard Barnet, of the progressive think tank, the Institu ...

                                               

Marina Ratner

Marina Evseevna Ratner was a Russian-American professor of mathematics at the University of California, Berkeley. She worked in ergodic theory. She was born in Moscow, and of Jewish descent. Around 1990, she proved a group of major theorems conce ...

                                               

Michael Ratner

Michael Ratner was an American lawyer. He was the President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights and president of the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights. Ratner was known for his human rights activism. He was known as ...

                                               

Carmino Ravosa

Carmino Ravosa was an American composer and lyricist, singer, pianist, as well as a producer, director, and musical historian. Ravosa, who wrote music for children for decades. He was one of the most popular songwriters for schools in the country ...

                                               

Sam Rayburn

Samuel Taliaferro Sam Rayburn was an American politician. He served as the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives from 1940 through 1947, again from 1949 through 1953, and again from 1955 through 1961. He died of cancer at the age of 79 and ...

                                               

Jack Reagan

John Edward Jack Reagan was the father of United States President Ronald Reagan and his older brother Neil "Moon" Reagan. He was married to Nelle Wilson Reagan from 1904 until his death in 1941.

                                               

Neil Reagan

John Neil Reagan was an American business executive. He was the manager of a radio station. He was also a senior producer at CBS and senior vice president of McCann Erickson. He was the older brother of Ronald Reagan.

                                               

Nelle Wilson Reagan

Nelle Clyde Wilson Reagan was the mother of United States President Ronald Reagan and his older brother Neil "Moon" Reagan. Nelle was of Scots-English ancestry. She met Jack Reagan in a farming town on the prairie of Illinois. The two were marrie ...

                                               

Merl Reagle

Merl Reagle was an American crossword constructor. He was best known for his family-friendly themes. For 30 years, he constructed a puzzle every Sunday for the San Francisco Chronicle originally the San Francisco Examiner, which he syndicated to ...

                                               

Harry Reasoner

Harry Truman Reasoner was an American journalist for ABC and CBS News. He was known for his use of language as a television commentator, and as a founder of the 60 Minutes program. Over the course of his career, Reasoner won three Emmy Awards and ...

                                               

Thomas Morrow Reavley

Thomas Morrow Reavley was an American judge. He served as Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit from July 13, 1979 until his death. He was nominated by President Jimmy Carter. Reavley was b ...

                                               

Chris Reccardi

Christopher Reccardi was an American cartoon director, animator, storyboard artist and writer. He is best known for his work on The Ren & Stimpy Show. He also worked on many other animated series including The Powerpuff Girls, Chowder, SpongeBob ...

                                               

James A. Redden

James Anthony "Jim" Redden Jr. was an American lawyer and politician from Oregon. He was a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the District of Oregon from 1980 to 1995 after being nominated by President Jimmy Cart ...

                                               

Orville Redenbacher

Orville Clarence Redenbacher was an American businessman. He was most often associated with the brand of popcorn called Orville Redenbachers. Redenbacher was born on July 16, 1907 in Brazil, Indiana. He studied at Purdue University. Redenbacher w ...

                                               

Sumner Redstone

Sumner Murray Redstone was an American businessman and media magnate. He was the majority owner and chairman of the board of the National Amusements theater chain. Redstone and his family are majority owners of CBS Corporation and Viacom. Accordi ...

                                               

Frederick D. Reese

Frederick Douglas Reese, or F. D. Reese, was an American civil rights activist, educator, and minister. He was born in Selma, Alabama. He was known as a member of Selmas "Courageous Eight". Reese was the president of the Dallas County Voters Leag ...

                                               

Eddie Reeves

Edward Benton "Eddie" Reeves is an American songwriter, recording artist, music publisher, artist manager, record company executive, and author. He was born in Austin, Texas, but raised in Amarillo, Texas. He was known for writing "All I Ever Nee ...

                                               

Richard Reeves (American writer)

Richard Furman Reeves was an American political writer, syndicated columnist and correspondent. He was a lecturer at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. He was born in New York City. Fro ...

                                               

Rudy Regalado

Rudolph Valentino Regalado was an American Major League Baseball player. He was an infielder for the Cleveland Indians from 1954 to 1956, and played in the 1954 World Series. He was born in Los Angeles, California. Regalado died on February 12, 2 ...

                                               

Tom Regan

Thomas "Tom" Regan was an American philosopher and writer. He was best known for his animal rights activism. He wrote the non-fiction book The Case for Animal Rights. He also made the term "subjects-of-a-life" popular. He taught philosophy at Nor ...

                                               

Ralph Regula

Ralph Straus Regula was an American politician. He served as the United States Representative for Ohios 16th congressional district from 1973 to 2009. He retired in January 2009 after 18 consecutive terms. He was a member of the Republican Party. ...

                                               

William Rehnquist

William Hubbs Rehnquist was an American lawyer, jurist, and a political figure. He was an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States and later as the Chief Justice of the United States. Considered a conservative, Rehnquist favore ...

                                               

Carl E. Reichardt

Carl Edwin Reichardt Jr. was an American banking executive. He was born in Houston, Texas. He was a graduate of the University of Southern California. During his career, he served as President of Wells Fargo & Company from 1978 through 1983. Reic ...