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Open Yalow, Rosalyn S. (Rosalyn Sussman), 1921-2011
Yalow, Rosalyn S. (Rosalyn Sussman), 1921-2011

b. 1921 Medical Physicist Education: A.B., Hunter College, 1941; M.S., University of Illinois, 1942, Ph.D., physics, 1945 Professional Experience:

Yancey, William Lowndes, 1814-1863

1814–63, American leader of secession , b. Warren co., Ga. Admitted (1834) to the bar in Greenville, S.C., he soon moved to Alabama. There he became

Open Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939

Nationality: Irish b. 13 June 1865, Dublin, Ireland; d. 28 January 1939, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France “For his always inspired poetry, which in a

Yeltsin, Boris Nikolayevich, 1931-2007

Russian politician, president of the Russian Soviet Federative Socialist Republic (RSFSR) 1990–91, and first president of the newly independent

Yerkes, Robert Mearns, 1876-1956

Robert Mearns Yerkes studied at Harvard University and received a doctorate in psychology in 1902. He held positions at Harvard and the University of

Yevtushenko, Yevgeny Aleksandrovich, 1933-

( yĕv´´tushĕng'kō, Rus. yĭvgā'nyē əlyĭksän'drəvĭch yĭvtəshĕn'kō ), 1933–, Russian poet, b. Zima. Along with Andrei Voznesensky and several others he

Yoshida, Shigeru, 1878-1967

( shēgā'ru yō'shēdä ), 1878–1967, Japanese statesman. He was until 1954 the most powerful political figure in postwar Japan. He was ambassador to

Open Young, Brigham, 1801-1877
Young, Brigham, 1801-1877

( brĭg'əm ), 1801–77, American religious leader, early head of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, b. Whitingham, Vt. Brigham Young was

Younger, Irving (1932 - 1988)

US lawyer, law professor, judge, and author. He was famous for his ability to cross-examine witnesses and was also well known for his wit and

Open Young, Loretta, 1913-2000
Young, Loretta, 1913-2000

Loretta Young grew up in Hollywood, where her mother ran a boarding house. She was a child extra by the time she was four years old, aided by her