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R. C. Sproul

Robert Charles Sproul was an American apologist, author, and pastor. He was the founder and chairman of Ligonier Ministries. Sproul was heard daily on the Renewing Your Mind radio broadcast in the United States and internationally. Renewing Your ...

                                               

Carolyn Squires

Carolyn M. Squires was an American politician. She was a member of the Democratic Party. Squires was a member of the Montana House of Representatives for the 96th district from 2010 to 2015. From 2002 to 2010, she was a member of the Montana Sena ...

                                               

Jackie Stallone

Jacqueline France "Jackie" Stallone was an American astrologer who was mostly known for being the mother of Sylvester Stallone, Frank Stallone, Jr., and her late daughter Toni DAlto. She was born in Washington, D.C., United States on November 29, ...

                                               

Dave Stallworth

David Anderson Stallworth was an American professional basketball player. He played in the National Basketball Association for eight seasons and was a member of the New York Knicks 1969–70 championship-winning team. Stallworth played for the Knic ...

                                               

Lynn Stalmaster

Lynn Arlen Stalmaster was an American casting director. She was born in Omaha, Nebraska. She studied at the University of California, Los Angeles.

                                               

Leland Stanford

Amasa Leland Stanford was an American tycoon, industrialist, politician. He was also the founder of Stanford University along with his wife, Jane Stanford. He came to California with his brothers in 1852 and they were successful in selling tools ...

                                               

Edwin M. Stanton

Edwin McMasters Stanton was an American lawyer and politician. He was the United States Secretary of War under Abraham Lincoln administration during most of the American Civil War. Stantons effective management helped organize the massive militar ...

                                               

Elizabeth Cady Stanton

Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early womens rights movement along with Susan B. Anthony. Her Declaration of Sentiments, presented at the first womens rights convention held in 1848 ...

                                               

Leroy Stanton

Leroy Bobby Stanton was an American Major League Baseball outfielder. He played all or part of nine seasons in the majors, from 1970 to 1978. He played for the New York Mets, California Angels, and the Seattle Mariners. He also played one season ...

                                               

Willie Stargell

Wilver Dornell "Willie" Stargell was an American professional baseball player. He was nicknamed "pops" in the later years of his career. He played Major League Baseball for 21 years. He was the left fielder and first baseman for the Pittsburgh Pi ...

                                               

Kay Starr

Katherine Laverne Starks, known as Kay Starr, was an American pop and jazz singer. She was popular in the 1940s and 1950s. She is best remembered for introducing two songs that became #1 hits in the 1950s, "Wheel of Fortune" and "The Rock And Rol ...

                                               

Kevin Starr

Kevin Starr was an American historian. He was born in San Francisco, California. Starr was best known for his multi-volume series on the history of California, collectively called "Americans and the California Dream". Starr died of a heart attack ...

                                               

Harold Stassen

Harold Edward Stassen was an American politician. He was a member of the Republican Party. Stassen was born in West St. Paul, Minnesota. He studied at the University of Minnesota Law School. He was the 25th Governor of Minnesota. He served as gov ...

                                               

George Steele

William James Myers, better known by his ring name George "The Animal" Steele, was a former American professional wrestler and actor. Steeles career lasted from 1967 until 1989. He also played Swedish wrestler/actor Tor Johnson in Ed Wood. George ...

                                               

Charles W. Steger

Charles William Steger Jr. was an American architect and engineer. He was the 15th president of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. Steger was President during the Virginia Tech massacre of ...

                                               

Jean Stein

Jean Stein was an American author and editor of Jewish descent. She was born in Los Angeles, California. She was known for her works West of Eden and Edie: American Girl. She also wrote biographies of United States Attorney General Robert F. Kenn ...

                                               

Claude Steiner

Claude M. Steiner was a French-born American psychotherapist and writer. He wrote about transactional analysis. His writings have focused especially on life scripts, alcoholism, emotional literacy, and interpersonal power plays. In the 1970s and ...

                                               

Jesse Leonard Steinfeld

Jesse Leonard Steinfeld was an American physician and public health official. He was appointed the eleventh Surgeon General of the United States from 1969 to 1973. Steinfeld died on 5 August 2014 from complications from a stroke in Pomona, Califo ...

                                               

Thomas A. Steitz

Thomas Arthur Steitz was an American biochemist. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He was a Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University. He was also an investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Ste ...

                                               

Casey Stengel

Charles Dillon Stengel was a famous baseball player and manager. He managed 3 teams in the MLB the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Mets and the New York Yankees. He also played for the Dodgers, San Francisco Giants and the Boston Braves. His grandm ...

                                               

Victor J. Stenger

Victor John Stenger was an American particle physicist, educator, philosopher, writer, and religious skeptic. He worked with New Atheism and he also wrote popular science books. He wrote books about physics, quantum mechanics, cosmology, philosop ...

                                               

Alexander Stephens

Alexander Hamilton Stephens was an American and Confederate politician. He was from Georgia. Stephens was short and sickly for much of his life. Stephens owned a fair number of slaves. He served as a Whig congressman from 1843 to 1859. Later, he ...

                                               

Stan Stephens

Stanley Graham Stephens was an American politician and broadcaster. He served as the 20th Governor of Montana from 1989 until 1993. He was born in Calgary, Alberta. Stephens is a member of the Republican Party. Stephens died on April 3, 2021 in K ...

                                               

Sean Stephenson

Sean Clinch Stephenson was an American therapist, self-help author and motivational speaker. He was born in Chicago with osteogenesis imperfecta. Stephenson stood three feet tall, had fragile bones, and used a wheelchair. He studied at DePaul Uni ...

                                               

Mike Stepovich

Michael Anthony "Mike" Stepovich was an American lawyer and politician. Stepovich from 1957 to 1958, served as the last Governor of Alaska Territory. Stepovich was born to Michael and Olga Barta Stepovich in Fairbanks, Alaska on March 12, 1919. H ...

                                               

David Stern

David Joel Stern was an American lawyer. He was the commissioner of the National Basketball Association from 1984 through 2014. He started with the Association in 1966 as an outside counsel, joined the NBA in 1978 as General Counsel, and became t ...

                                               

Ernest J. Sternglass

Ernest Joachim Sternglass was an German-American physicist and writer. He was the emeritus professor at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Radiation and Public Health Project. Sternglass was best known for his controversial research ...

                                               

Stanley Smith Stevens

Stanley Smith Stevens was an American psychologist. He founded Harvards Psycho-Acoustic Laboratory and introduced Stevens power law. He also wrote an important textbook, the 1400+ page "Handbook of Experimental Psychology".

                                               

Ted Stevens

Theodore Fulton "Ted" Stevens, Sr. was a Republican U.S. Senator from Alaska. He served in the United States Senate for 40 years from 1968 to 2009. He was the 87th President Pro Tempore of the Senate from 2003–2007. For his services as president ...

                                               

Anne Stevenson

Anne Stevenson was an American-British poet and writer. She received the Lannan Literary Award in 2007. Stevenson was born in Cambridge, England, but went to America at six months old. There she spent her childhood and youth. She hoped to be a mu ...

                                               

Lynne Stewart

Lynne Irene Stewart was an American defense attorney and convicted criminal. She was known for representing controversial, poor, and often unpopular defendants. She was convicted of helping pass messages from her client, Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, ...

                                               

Potter Stewart

Potter Stewart was an American judge. He was the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1958 through 1981. During his tenure, he made, among other areas, major contributions to criminal justice reform, civil rights, acce ...

                                               

George Stigler

George Joseph Stigler was an American economist. He won the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1982. He was a key leader of the Chicago School of Economics, along with Milton Friedman. He was born in Seattle, Washington. Stigler died in Chicago, Illinoi ...

                                               

Fred Stobaugh

Fred Stobaugh was an American retired driver and songwriter. He became well known after he submitted a song, "Oh Sweet Lorraine", to a music competition. The song was about his wife of 72 years. It became a viral video in September 2013. The song ...

                                               

James Stockdale

James Bond Stockdale was a United States Navy vice admiral and aviator. He was awarded the Medal of Honor in the Vietnam War, during which he was a prisoner of war for over seven years. He was President of the Naval War College from October 1977 ...

                                               

Louis Stokes

Louis Stokes was an American attorney and politician. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He served 15 terms in the United States House of Representatives from 1969 through 1999. He was the first black congressman elected in the state of Ohio. Stokes ...

                                               

Bernard Stone

Bernard "Berny" L. Stone was an American politician. He served as an alderman of the 50th Ward of the City of Chicago, Illinois. Stone died on December 22, 2014 at age 87 from complications from a fall in Skokie, Illinois.

                                               

Chuck Stone

Charles Sumner Chuck Stone, Jr. was an American newspaper editor, columnist, journalist, and writer. He was a Tuskegee Airman during World War II. In the 1940s, he was the first African-American undergraduate in several decades at Wesleyan Univer ...

                                               

Harlan Fiske Stone

Harlan Fiske Stone was an American lawyer and jurist. He served as the dean of Columbia Law School, his alma mater, in the early 20th century. As a member of the Republican Party, he was appointed as the 52nd Attorney General of the United States ...

                                               

Jeremy Stone

Jeremy J. Stone was an American nuclear arms-control activist. He served as president of the Federation of American Scientists from 1970 to 2000. It led initiatives in arms control, human rights, and foreign policy. He retied inn 2000. Stone cont ...

                                               

Robert Stone (novelist)

Robert Stone was an American novelist and journalist. He won the National Book Award for Fiction in 1975 for his novel Dog Soldiers. He was also twice a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and once for the PEN/Faulkner Awards. Stone was born in Brook ...

                                               

Gilbert Stork

Gilbert Stork was an American organic chemist. He was born in Brussels, Belgium. He was the Eugene Higgins Professor of Chemistry Emeritus at Columbia University. The Stork enamine alkylation is named in his honor. He was responsible for the firs ...

                                               

Lois Stratton

Lois Jane Stratton was an American politician. She was a member of the Washington House of Representatives from 1979 to 1985. She also was in the Washington State Senate from 1985 to 1993. Stratton was a member of the Democratic Party. She was bo ...

                                               

Isidor Straus

Isidor Straus was a German-born American businessman, politician, and co-owner of Macys department store. A resident of Georgia, USA He was preparing to go to West Point Military Academy when the outbreak of the US Civil War 1861-1865 prevented h ...

                                               

Robert Schwarz Strauss

Robert Schwarz Strauss was an American politician and diplomat. He served as the Chairman of the Democratic National Committee between 1972 and 1977 and served under President Jimmy Carter as the U.S. Trade Representative and special envoy to the ...

                                               

George Streeter

George Wellington "Cap" Streeter was an American businessman and criminal. He was born near the town of Flint, Michigan. From 1886 to 1921, Streeter was in many scandals such as, forged legal documents and used violence to wrest 186 acres of Lake ...

                                               

Gilbert Stuart

Gilbert Charles Stuart was an American painter. He was known for painting many portraits of the American Founding Fathers and six Presidents of the United States including George Washingtons official portrait. Many of his paintings are in museums ...

                                               

Mel Stuart

Mel Stuart was an American director and producer who is known for directing such movies as; Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, Two is a Happy Number, and Running on the Sun: The Badwater 135. Stuarts career would span for nearly 37 years which ...

                                               

Clyde Stubblefield

Clyde Stubblefield was an American funk drummer. He began his career around the 1960s. He best known for his work with James Brown. His recordings with James Brown include the singles "Cold Sweat", "There Was a Time", "I Got The Feelin", "Say It ...

                                               

Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami, known as Gurudeva by his followers, was a Hindu leader and author. He was born in Oakland, California. He made a Hindu monastery in Kauai, Hawaii and founded the magazine Hinduism Today. Subramuniyaswami was an au ...