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Mother of a U.S. political dynasty. Three of her sons were elected to the Senate; one was the 35th U.S. president.1890-1995
Actor known for 'Road' movies with Bing Crosby and for USO tours.1903-2003
Pioneering college football coach at the University of Chicago (1892–1932). The NCAA Division III championship is named for him.1862-1965
Queen consort of Britain's King George VI, mother of the current queen.1900-2002
Saint from Egypt, called the 'father of monasticism' by some. His temptation in the desert was depicted by Fra Angelico. Another saint of this name came from Padua.251–356
Governor of Kansas and Republican nominee for president, who lost to FDR in 1936.1887-1987
First woman to serve as governor of a U.S. state (Wyoming), also directed the U.S. Mint.1876-1977
Senator and governor from South Carolina, Dixiecrat candidate for president in 1948.1902-2003
Wrote over 1500 songs, including 'White Christmas' and 'God Bless America'1888-1989
Nobel-winning economist, whose famous theorem explains that well-defined property rights can overcome the problems of externalities like pollution.1910-
One of the 'fathers of modern anthropology,' this Frenchman argued that the 'savage' mind had the same structure as the 'civilized' mind.1908-2009
Son of the founder of the largest drug store chain in the U.S., which he ran for 24 years after his father's death.1906-2007
American folk artist, she achieved fame late in life, works include 'Sugaring Off.'1860-1961
Vaudeville, radio, TV and film actor known for 'Oh, God!'1896-1996
German film director, infamous for her 'Triumph of the Will,' which was made at the 1934 Nuremberg congress of the Nazi Party.1902-2003
Hollywood comedy producer and studio owner, whose works included the 'Our Gang' series and Laurel and Hardy movies.1892-1992
Media mogul who founded Paramount Pictures.1873-1976

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