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Bud Moore

Walter Maynard "Bud" Moore Jr. was a NASCAR driver and car owner. He was born in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Moore worked the Bud Moore Engineering team. He was a decorated veteran of World War II, he described himself as "an old country mechani ...

                                               

Warren "Pete" Moore

Warren "Pete" Moore was an American singer-songwriter and record producer. He was born in Detroit, Michigan. He was known as the bass singer for Motown group The Miracles from 1955 onwards. Moore was one of the groups original members. He was als ...

                                               

Powell A. Moore

Powell Allen Moore was an American politician and public servant. He was an official in the United States Department of State and the United States Department of Defense. He was born in Milledgeville, Georgia. Moore was Assistant Secretary of Sta ...

                                               

Cathleen Synge Morawetz

Cathleen Synge Morawetz was a Canadian-born American mathematician. Morawetzs research was mainly in the study of the partial differential equations governing fluid flow. She is Professor Emerita at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences ...

                                               

Garrett Morgan

Garrett Augustus Morgan, Sr. was an African-American inventor and community leader. He is known for his inventions which included a type of protective respiratory hood or gas mask, a traffic signal, and a hair-straightening chemical. He is also k ...

                                               

Joe Morgan

Joe Leonard Morgan was an American professional baseball second baseman. He played Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros, Cincinnati Reds, San Francisco Giants, Philadelphia Phillies, and Oakland Athletics from 1963 to 1984. He won two Wor ...

                                               

Robert Burren Morgan

Robert Burren Morgan was an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was the United States Senator from the state of North Carolina. He served as senator for a single term from 1975 until 1981. Morgan died of heart failure ...

                                               

William G. Morgan

William George Morgan was an American educator and businessman. He was the inventor of volleyball, originally called "Mintonette". He was born in New York|Lockport", New York. He met James Naismith, inventor of basketball, while Morgan was studyi ...

                                               

David Morgenthaler

David Turner Morgenthaler was an American businessman and capitalist. He founded the venture capital firm Morgenthaler Ventures. He was also important in helping change the U.S. capital gains tax rate from 49% to 28% in 1978 and amending ERISA le ...

                                               

Robert Morgenthau

Robert Morris Morgenthau was an American lawyer. From 1975 until his retirement in 2009, he was the District Attorney for New York County, the borough of Manhattan. He also was United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York througho ...

                                               

Earl Morrall

Earl Edwin Morrall was an American football quarterback. He played in the National Football League for 21 season. During his time in the NFL, he played for San Francisco 49ers in 1956, Pittsburgh Steelers from 1957 until 1958, Detroit Lions from ...

                                               

Buckner Stith Morris

Buckner Stith Morris was an American politician. He was the Mayor of Chicago, Illinois from 1838 to 1839. He was a member of the Whig Party. He was in jail for 9 months because of war conflicts. Morris was born on August 19, 1800 in Augusta, Kent ...

                                               

Robert Morris (artist)

Robert Morris was an American sculptor, conceptual artist and writer. He was thought of as one of the most well known theorists of Minimalism along with Donald Judd. He made important works to the development of performance art, minimalism, land ...

                                               

Abraham Cressy Morrison

He was known to his close friends as "Cressy". His wife was the former Marguerite Snow of New York. He loved to fish and entertain at their summer home on Deer Isle, south of Bangor, Maine.

                                               

Bobby Morrow

Bobby Joe Morrow was an American sprinter. He won three gold medals at the 1956 Summer Olympics. He was known as "the dominant sprinter of the 1950s" and "the most relaxed sprinter of all time, even more so than his hero Jesse Owens". He was born ...

                                               

George Morrow

George Morrow was part of the early microcomputer industry in the United States. Morrow promoted and improved the S-100 bus used in many early microcomputers. Morrow was also a member of the Homebrew Computer Club. Starting in 1976, he designed a ...

                                               

Christian Mortensen

Thomas Peter Thorvald Kristian Ferdinand Mortensen, known as an adult as Christian Mortensen, was a Danish-born American supercentenarian who lived to age 115 years, 252 days. At the time of his death, Mortensen was believed to be the second olde ...

                                               

Dale T. Mortensen

Dale Thomas Mortensen was an American economist. He received his Bachelor of Arts in economics from Willamette University and his PhD in Economics from Carnegie Mellon University. Mortensen was born in Enterprise, Oregon on February 2, 1939. He w ...

                                               

Bruce Morton

Bruce Alexander Morton was an American television news correspondent. He worked for both CBS News and CNN. His career lasted over 40 years. In 1964, he joined CBS News. He stayed there for the next 29 years. Morton was based in Washington, D.C., ...

                                               

Margaret Moser

Margaret Moser, or Margaret Moser Malone, was an American journalist, music enthusiast, critic and historian, groupie and backup singer. Moser was best known for her work as the director of the Austin Music Awards AMA in the South by Southwest fe ...

                                               

Robert Moses

Robert Moses was an American urban planner and politician. He worked mainly in the New York metropolitan area. He was known as the "master builder" of mid-20th century New York City, Long Island, Rockland County, and Westchester County. His works ...

                                               

Howard Frank Mosher

Howard Frank Mosher was an American author and retired high school teacher. He was known for his novels Where the Rivers Flow North and A Stranger In the Kingdom. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1979, and is the 1981 recipient of the Literature Awa ...

                                               

Perry Moss

Perry Lee Moss was an American football player, coach, and executive. Moss played tailback at the University of Tulsa and quarterback at Illinois during the 1940s. Moss was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Moss played tailback at the University of Tulsa ...

                                               

Daniel Patrick Moynihan

Daniel Patrick Moynihan was an American politician and sociologist. He was a member of the Democratic Party. He was first elected to the United States Senate for New York in 1976, and was re-elected three times in 1982, 1988, and 1994. He decline ...

                                               

Howard Mudd

Howard Edward Mudd was an American football offensive lineman and coach. He was born in Midland, Michigan. Mudd played football for Hillsdale College from 1960 to 1963. He then played seven seasons in the National Football League NFL for the San ...

                                               

Roger Mudd

Roger Harrison Mudd was an American broadcast journalist. He worked as the primary anchor for The History Channel. Mudd was the weekend and weekday substitute anchor for the CBS Evening News, the co-anchor of the weekday NBC Nightly News, and the ...

                                               

Frederick Muhlenberg

Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg was an American minister and politician. He was the first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives serving from 1793 through 1795. He was a delegate to the Pennsylvania state constitutional conven ...

                                               

John Muir

John Muir was an influential Scottish-born American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, writer, and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books of his adventures in na ...

                                               

Bharati Mukherjee

Bharati Mukherjee was an American writer. She was a professor in the department of English at the University of California, Berkeley. She was known for her books about the experiences of being an immigrant. She was well known for her book Jasmine ...

                                               

Fitzhugh Mullan

Fitzhugh Mullan was an American physician, writer, educator, and social activist. He worked in the founding of the Student Health Organization, the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship, Seed Global Health, and the Beyond Flexner Alliance. M ...

                                               

Gerry Mulligan

Gerald Joseph "Gerry" Mulligan was an American jazz saxophonist, clarinetist, composer and arranger. Though Mulligan is primarily known as one of the leading baritone saxophonists in jazz history – playing the instrument with a light and airy ton ...

                                               

Robert Mulligan

Robert Mulligan was an Academy Award-nominated American movie and television director. He directed movies such as To Kill a Mockingbird and The Man in the Moon.

                                               

Kary Mullis

Kary Banks Mullis was an American biochemist. In 1993, he shared the Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Michael Smith for his role in discovering the development of the polymerase chain reaction.

                                               

Walter Munk

Walter Heinrich Munk was an Austrian-born American physical oceanographer. He was professor of geophysics emeritus and held the Secretary of the Navy/Chief of Naval Operations Oceanography Chair at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. He has won ...

                                               

Patrice Munsel

Patrice Munsel was an American coloratura soprano. She was the youngest singer who ever starred at the Metropolitan Opera. She was sometimes called "Princess Pat". Munsel was born in Spokane, Washington on May 14, 1925. She died on August 4, 2016 ...

                                               

Murder of Brian Wells

Brian Douglas Wells was an American man who died after a homemade neck-bomb exploded while being involved in a plot involving a bank robbery in Erie, Pennsylvania. Before his death, Wells was a pizza delivery man who, shortly before his death, ma ...

                                               

Ian Murdock

Ian Murdock was a German-born American software engineer. He was known for being the founder of the Debian project and Progeny Linux Systems, a commercial Linux company. He was born in Konstanz, Germany. Murdock died on 28 December 2015 from unkn ...

                                               

Lisa Murkowski

Lisa Murkowski is an American politician. She is a member of the U.S. Republican Party. On December 20, 2002, she became a United States Senator from Alaska. In 2009, she became the senior senator from Alaska. She was in the Alaska House of Repre ...

                                               

George Murphy

George Lloyd Murphy was an American dancer, actor, and politician. He was a member of the Republican Party. Murphy was born in New Haven, Connecticut. He studied at Yale University. Murphy first served as President of the Screen Actors Guild. He ...

                                               

Jack Roland Murphy

Jack Roland Murphy was an American convicted murder and robber. He was also involved in the biggest jewel heist in American history, the 1964 burglary of the jewel collection of New Yorks American Museum of Natural History. He was released from p ...

                                               

Matt Murphy

Matthew Tyler "Matt" Murphy, known as Matt "Guitar" Murphy, was an American blues guitarist. Murphy was born in Sunflower, Mississippi. Murphy worked a lot with Memphis Slim, including on his album At the Gate of Horn 1959. Murphy did not have a ...

                                               

Arthur Murray

Arthur Murray was an American dance instructor and businessman, whose name is most often associated with the dance studio chain which bears his name. Arthur Murray was born in Galicia, Austria-Hungary, in 1895 as Moses Teichman. In August 1897, h ...

                                               

Joseph Murray

Joseph Edward Murray was an American plastic surgeon. He is best known for performing the first successful human kidney transplant on identical twins Richard and Ronald Herrick on December 23, 1954. He won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicin ...

                                               

Robert E. Murray

Robert Edward Murray was an American mining engineer and businessman. He was the chief executive officer of Murray Energy Corporation, a mining corporation based in St. Clairsville, Ohio. He is one of the largest independent operators of coal min ...

                                               

Edward R. Murrow

Edward R. "Ed" Murrow was an American journalist and television and radio figure. He first became known for a series of radio news broadcasts during World War II. These broadcasts were followed by millions of listeners in the United States and Ca ...

                                               

John Murtha

John Patrick Murtha Jr. was an American politician. He was born in New Martinsville, West Virginia. Murtha, a Democrat, represented Pennsylvanias 12th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1974 until his death ...

                                               

Stan Musial

Stanley Frank "Stan" Musial or Stan the Man was an American professional baseball player who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball for the St. Louis Cardinals. He is the National Leagues all-time leader in doubles, among many other records f ...

                                               

Jim Mutscheller

Jim Bucky Mutscheller was an American football player. He played tight end for nine seasons for the Baltimore Colts. He was born in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania. Mutscheller played football, basketball, and baseball at Beaver Falls High School, and ...

                                               

Dale D. Myers

Dale Dehaven Myers was an American aerospace engineer for NASA. He served as Deputy Administrator of NASA, serving between October 6, 1986 and May 13, 1989. He was well known for his work on the Apollo program. Myers was born in Kansas City, Miss ...

                                               

Walter Dean Myers

Walter Dean Myers was an American novelist. He wrote childrens books and young adult literature. He wrote over one hundred books including picture books and non-fiction. He won the Coretta Scott King Award for African-American authors five times. ...