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  2. William McKinley - Wikipedia

    William McKinley (January 29, 1843 – September 14, 1901) was the 25th president of the United States, serving from 1897 until his assassination in 1901.He was president during the Spanish–American War of 1898, raised protective tariffs to boost American industry, and rejected the expansionary monetary policy of free silver, keeping the nation on the gold standard.

  3. Laura Bush - Wikipedia

    Laura Lane Welch Bush (née Welch; born November 4, 1946) is an American teacher, librarian, memoirist and author who was the first lady of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

  4. List of defunct department stores of the United States

    Knepp's Department Store, Bay City, Michigan; Kresge's and S. S. Kresge (incorporated in 1899), later K-Mart Corporation, then Sears Holdings Corporation is frequently credited with invention of the modern discount department store with the opening of Kmart in 1962. The last Kresge's store in Livonia, Michigan closed in 1987.

  5. List of people from Bakersfield, California - Wikipedia

    Leonard L. Alvarado - Medal of Honor Recipient, Specialist 4th Class, United States Army - Republic of Vietnam 1969; General Edward Fitzgerald Beale - Superintendent of Indian Affairs for California and Nevada (1850s), Surveyor General of California and Nevada (1860s), U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary (1870s), founder of Tejon Ranch

  6. List of F5 and EF5 tornadoes - Wikipedia

    Michigan Hudsonville, Grand Rapids: 18: April 1956 Hudsonville–Standale tornado – Many homes were swept completely away, leaving bare foundations behind. Extensive wind-rowing of debris was observed, and vehicles were tossed hundreds of yards as well. One home that was swept away had all of its tile flooring scoured from the foundation.

  7. Fort Tejon - Wikipedia

    Fort Tejon in California is a former United States Army outpost which was intermittently active from June 24, 1854, until September 11, 1864. It is located in the Grapevine Canyon (La Cañada de las Uvas) between the San Emigdio Mountains and Tehachapi Mountains.

  8. List of museums in Illinois - Wikipedia

    1872 home of Charles Deere, operated by the William Butterworth Foundation: Homepage: Deerfield Historic Village: Deerfield: Lake: Chicago area: Open air: Operated by the Deerfield Area Historical Society, includes 1837 log home, mid-19th-century farmhouse, one-room schoolhouse, 1900 kitchen, antique carriages and farm equipment: Homepage ...

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    Frank Russell, 2nd Earl Russell (1865–1931), was a British nobleman, barrister and politician, the older brother of the philosopher Bertrand Russell.In his youth, he enjoyed four happy years at Winchester College, but was dismissed from Balliol College, Oxford.