Katrina Pierson (born 1976), Communications Consultant, National Spokesperson Donald Trump 2016 Presidential Campaign, Senior Advisor 2020 Re-Election; P. B. S. Pinchback (1837–1921), twenty-fourth governor of Louisiana; first African-American governor of a U.S. state; Colin Powell (1937 - 2021), 65th United States Secretary of State
The family of Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States, is a prominent American family active in politics.Obama's immediate family circle was the first family of the United States from 2009 to 2017, and are the first such family of African-American descent.
The American Civil War (April 12, 1861 – May 26, 1865; also known by other names) was a civil war in the United States.It was fought between the United States (the Union or "the North") and the Confederacy ("the South"), which was formed by states that seceded.
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Illinois Episcopal Area <p>Bishop Frank J. Beard was elected as a Bishop in the North Central Jurisdiction on July 13, 2016. Prior to his election, he served as an ordained Elder in the Indiana Area of the United Methodist Church.
Michael Alphonsius Shen Fu-Tsung: Qing Dynasty bureaucrat who toured Europe; he was featured in a painting titled "The Chinese Convert" by Godfrey Kneller; Frank Sheed: Australian-born lawyer, writer, publisher, Catholic apologist and speaker. Raised by a Scottish Presbyterian father, he later converted at age 16, and devoted his life to ...
On September 22, 1965, Lady Bird dedicated a Peoria, Illinois, landscape plaza, with the president of the Peoria City Beautification Association, Leslie Kenyon, saying during the ceremony that Lady Bird was the first presidential spouse "who has visited our city as an official guest in our 140 years of existence."