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John V. Tunney

John Varick Tunney was an American politician. He was born in New York City. He studied at Yale University and at the University of Virginia. Tunney served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Californias 38th congressio ...

                                               

Fred Tuttle

Frederick Herman "Fred" Tuttle was an American dairy farmer, actor and 1998 candidate for the U.S. Senate from the state of Vermont for the Republican Party. He was born in Tunbridge, Vermont. He appeared in movies such as Nosey Parker and Man wi ...

                                               

Lyle Tuttle

Lyle Tuttle was an American tattoo artist and historian. He was tattooing since 1949. He was born in Chariton, Iowa. Tuttle tattooed Janis Joplin, Cher, Jo Baker, Henry Fonda, Paul Stanley, Joan Baez, the Allman Brothers and many others. Tuttle t ...

                                               

Priscilla Cooper Tyler

Elizabeth Priscilla Cooper Tyler was the daughter-in-law of John Tyler. John Tyler was the tenth President of the United States. She acted as the First Lady of the United States from September 10, 1842 to June 26, 1844. Elizabeth Priscilla Cooper ...

                                               

McCoy Tyner

Alfred McCoy Tyner was an American jazz pianist, bandleader and composer. Tyner was known for his work with the John Coltrane Quartet and a long solo career. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He played on Coltranes My Favorite Things for ...

                                               

Johnny Unitas

John Constantine "Johnny" Unitas, was a professional American football player in the 1950s through the 1970s. He was a record-setting quarterback and the National Football Leagues most valuable player in 1959, 1964 and 1967. His record of throwin ...

                                               

Garrick Utley

Clifton Garrick Utley, better known as Garrick Utley, was an American television journalist. He was best known for reporting about the Vietnam War and was one of the first full-time television correspondent covering the war on-site. He was born i ...

                                               

Boaz Vaadia

Boaz Vaadia was an Israeli-American artist and sculptor. He was born in Gat Rimon, Israel. He worked primarily in stone and later by casting in bronze. He said that his work is based on the power of natural materials and the relation of human bei ...

                                               

Chayito Valdez

Chayito Valdez was a Mexican-born American singer and actress. She was born in Guasave, Sinaloa. She was sing about folk music of Mexico. In the early 1970s she recorded four songs the Sinaloan city of Los Mochis: "Besos y Copas", "Una Noche me E ...

                                               

Dave Valentin

David Joseph Valentin was an American Latin jazz flautist. In the 1970s Valentin combined Latin music with jazz in bands with Bill OConnell, Lincoln Goines, Richie Morales, Robby Ameen, Sammy Figueroa, and Giovanni Hidalgo. For seven years in a r ...

                                               

Charles Van Doren

Charles Lincoln Van Doren was an American writer and editor. He was known for being involved in a television quiz show scandal in the 1950s. In 1959 he testified before the United States Congress that he had been given the correct answers by the ...

                                               

Jack Van Impe

Jack Leo Van Impe was an American televangelist. He was known for his half-hour weekly television series Jack Van Impe Presents which was a commentary on the news of the week through with a twist of the Bible. He was known as the "Walking Bible", ...

                                               

A. E. van Vogt

Alfred Elton van Vogt was a Canadian-born American science fiction writer. He was one of the most popular science fiction writers in the mid-twentieth century.

                                               

Cyrus Vance

Vance was born on March 27, 1917 in Clarksburg, West Virginia. He was raised in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Vance studied at Kent School, Yale University, and at Yale Law School.

                                               

Jim Vance

James Howard "Jim" Vance III was an American television news anchor in Washington, D.C. In 1972, Vance became WRC-TVs main co-anchor, as one of the first African Americans to serve in this position at any American television station. Between 1972 ...

                                               

Arthur H. Vandenberg

Arthur Hendrick Vandenberg was an American politician. Vandenberg was known for being part of the creation of the United Nations with Franklin D. Roosevelt. Vandenberg was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He studied at the University of Michigan. ...

                                               

Gloria Vanderbilt

Gloria Laura Vanderbilt was an American artist, author, socialite and heiress. She was credited as an early developer of blue jeans. She was the mother of CNN reporter Anderson Cooper. Vanderbilt worked in the fashion business in the 1970s and co ...

                                               

Norman Thaddeus Vane

Norman Thaddeus Vane was an American screenwriter, producer, playwright and movie director. He served as writer for the 1968 movie Mrs. Brown, Youve Got a Lovely Daughter. Later he was writer and associate producer of the movie Lola. He wrote the ...

                                               

Sander Vanocur

Sander "Sandy" Vanocur was an American television journalist and actor. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio. He focused on national electoral politics. After leaving NBC in 1971, Vanocur worked for PBS and as a television writer for The Washington Pos ...

                                               

Sheila Varian

Sheila Varian was an American breeder and trainer of Arabian horses. She was born in Santa Maria, California. Her career began in 1963. She used vaquero -influenced methods of training horses. Varian produced many famous Arabian horses who won ma ...

                                               

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stephen "Stevie" Ray Vaughan was an American blues guitarist. He was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. He was one of the worlds most influential electric blues guitarists of the 1980s. His most basic guitar licks were influenced by Albert King. I ...

                                               

Bobby Vee

Robert Thomas Velline, known as Bobby Vee, was an American pop singer who was a teen idol in the early 1960s. He was born in Fargo, North Dakota. He is better known by his singing name Bobby Vee. He was a hit during the 1950s and 1960s. He wrote ...

                                               

Gore Vidal

Gore Vidal was an American writer. Vidal was born at West Point, New York, the only child of Eugene Luther Vidal 1895-1969 and Nina Gore 1903-1978. He was promiscuous in his youth and was openly bisexual. He lived with a man for over fifty years ...

                                               

Steve Viksten

Stephen Lee Steve Viksten was an American television producer, writer and voice actor. He was best known for voicing the character Oskar Kokoshka on the Nickelodeon animated series Hey Arnold!. He also wrote many episodes for the shows Hey Arnold ...

                                               

Carl Vinson

Carl Vinson was an American politician. He served as a Representative from Georgia. He was a Democrat. He was the first person to serve for more than 50 years in the United States House of Representatives. He was known as "The Father of the Two-O ...

                                               

Fred M. Vinson

Frederick "Fred" Moore Vinson was an American lawyer and politician who served in all three branches of the United States. In the legislative branch, he was an elected member of the United States House of Representatives from Louisa, Kentucky, fo ...

                                               

Ronnie Virgets

Ronald Edward Virgets was an American writer, commentator and journalist. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, where he worked and is best known. He worked as a feature reporter for TV stations WDSU and WWL-TV. He also wrote for The Times-Picay ...

                                               

Weston E. Vivian

Weston "Wes" Edward Vivian was a Canadian-born American politician and retired engineer. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives for Michigans 2nd congressional district from January 3, 1965 through January 3, 1967. He ...

                                               

James S. Vlasto

Dimitrius Solon "James" Vlasto was an American editor, political public relations consultant and public servant. He served in federal, New York state and city senior government positions. He was born in New York City. He served as a Public Relati ...

                                               

Andre Vltchek

Andre Vltchek was a Soviet-born American political analyst, journalist, and a filmmaker. Vltchek was born in Leningrad.

                                               

Paul Volcker

Paul Adolph Volcker, Jr. was an American economist. He was Chair of the Federal Reserve under Presidents Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan from August 1979 to August 1987. He was widely credited with ending the high levels of inflation seen in the U ...

                                               

Mike Von Erich

Michael Brett Adkisson was an American professional wrestler. He was better known under the ring name Mike Von Erich. He was a member of the famous Von Erich family. His father was Fritz Von Erich, a wrestling promoter and professional wrestler. ...

                                               

James von Brunn

James Wenneker von Brunn was an American man who was responsible for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum shooting in Washington, D.C. on June 10, 2009. Security guard Stephen Tyrone Johns was killed in the shooting, and von Brunn was woun ...

                                               

Jackson Vroman

Jackson Vroman was an American-born Lebanese professional basketball player. He was naturalized as a Lebanese citizen to play for the Lebanon national basketball team. He was the son of former NBA player Brett Vroman, who played briefly for the U ...

                                               

Benjamin Wade

Benjamin Franklin "Bluff" Wade was a U.S. lawyer and United States Senator. In the Senate, he was associated with the Radical Republicans of that time. Wade was only one vote away from becoming the President of the United States due to the impeac ...

                                               

Betsy Wade

Elizabeth Wade Boylan, better known by her maiden name Betsy Wade, was an American journalist and newspaper columnist. Wade was born in New York City. In 1956, Wade became the first woman to edit news copy at The New York Times. In 1974, she was ...

                                               

Bob Wade (artist)

Bob "Daddy-O" Wade was an artist. He was born in Austin, Texas. He helped shape the 1970s Texas Cosmic Cowboy counterculture. His work was exhibited at the South Austin Museum of Popular Culture in the fall of 2009. He was best known for his crea ...

                                               

Elizabeth Wagele

Elizabeth Wagele was an American artist, musician, and writer of books on the Enneagram of Personality and the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator.

                                               

Morrison Waite

Morrison Remick "Mott" Waite was an American attorney and politician in Ohio. He served as the seventh Chief Justice of the United States from 1874 to his death in 1888. Chief Justice Waite was primarily known for overturning federal laws passed ...

                                               

Gordon Walgren

Gordon Lee Walgren was an American politician and lawyer. He was born in Bremerton, Washington. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Walgren was appointed to the Washington House of Representatives in November 1966 and served the remaining te ...

                                               

Billy Joe Walker Jr.

Billy Joe Walker Jr. was an American songwriter, record producer and recording artist. He made singles for Eddie Rabbitt, including "I Wanna Dance with You", "Thats Why I Fell in Love with You" and "B-B-B-Burnin Up with Love". He was born in Midl ...

                                               

Daniel Walker

Daniel "Dan" Walker was an American Democratic lawyer, businessman, and politician from Illinois. He was the 36th Governor of Illinois from January 1973 to January 1977. He was one of the four governors of Illinois to serve in jail. He went to ja ...

                                               

Ed Walker (radio personality)

Ed Walker was an American radio personality from Washington, D.C. He hosted a weekly four-hour Sunday night program, The Big Broadcast, on WAMU-FM, featuring vintage radio programs from the 1930s to 1950s, such as Gunsmoke, The Jack Benny Show, T ...

                                               

George Walker (composer)

George Theophilus Walker was an African-American composer, educator and autobiographer. He was the first to win the Pulitzer Prize for Music. He received the Pulitzer for his work Lilacs in 1996.

                                               

Mort Walker

Addison Morton Walker, popularly known as Mort Walker, was an American comic artist best known for creating the newspaper comic strips Beetle Bailey in 1950 and Hi and Lois in 1954. He has signed Addison to some of his strips. Walker was born on ...

                                               

Scott Walker (singer)

Scott Walker was an American-born British singer and record producer. He was born in Hamilton, Ohio. He became famous as the lead singer of the pop group The Walker Brothers in the 1960s. After The Walkers Brothers, broke up Walker released album ...

                                               

Shirley Walker

Shirley Anne Walker was an American movie and television composer and conductor. She was one of the few female movie score composers working in Hollywood. Walker was one of the first female composers to earn a solo score credit on a major Hollywo ...

                                               

Stuart H. Walker

Stuart Hodge Walker was an American Olympic yachtsman, writer and a professor of pediatrics. He was born in Brooklyn, New York. He retired in 1984. Walker competed as a sailor at the Olympic Games such as in the 1968 games. He won many national a ...

                                               

Wayne Walker

Wayne Harrison Walker was an American professional football player and sports broadcaster. He was born in Boise, Idaho. Walker played fifteen seasons with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League, as a linebacker and placekicker from 195 ...

                                               

Wyatt Tee Walker

Wyatt Tee Walker was an African-American pastor, national civil rights leader, theologian, and cultural historian. He was born in Brockton, Massachusetts. Walker served as a chief of staff for Martin Luther King, Jr. In 1958,Walker became an earl ...