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Harvey Washington Wiley Biography

He became chief chemist in the U.S. Department of Agriculture in 1883 and started his infamous “poison squad” investigations in 1902. In 1912, Wiley became Good Housekeeping magazine’s food agency manager. A brilliant pupil at his local school, he went to attend Hanover College in Indiana. Following the Civil War ...

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Sargent Shriver Biography

Shriver served as a political administrator and diplomat for a long time, but is possibly famous for designing the U.S. Peace Corps, which was created in 1961, following a suggestion for a national volunteer corps by President John F. Kennedy. From its Shriver served as first director of the corporation ...

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Sara Jane Moore Biography

Produced in West Virginia on February 15, 1930, Sara Jane Moore was greatly involved with extreme leftists in the San Francisco Bay area when she tried to assassinate President Gerald Ford in 1975. Her effort to assassinate the president failed, and Moore was sentenced to life in prison, leaving the ...

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