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Alger is an alternate name for Algiers, the capital of Algeria. ... Russell A. Alger (1836–1907), U.S. Senator from and Governor of Michigan and ...

Alger Hiss

Alger Hiss (November 11, 1904 – November 15, 1996) was a U.S. State Department official involved in the establishment of the United Nations.

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Horatio Alger, Jr.

Horatio Alger, Jr. (January 13, 1832 - July 18, 1899) was a prolific 19th-century American author whose principal output was formulaic juvenile ...

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Ralph Alger Bagnold

Ralph Alger Bagnold, FRS (3 April 1896 - 28 May 1990) was the founder and first commander of the British Army's Long Range Desert Group during ...

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Horatio Alger myth

The rags to riches theme which has been associated with Alger’s stories is somewhat misleading, as his heroes rarely become extremely wealthy.


Russell A. Alger

Russell Alexander Alger (February 27, 1836ndash January 24, 1907) was a Governor and U.S. Senator from the state of Michigan and also U.S. ...

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Alger County, Michigan

Alger County is a county in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... The county was named for lumber baron Russell Alexander Alger who was a Michigan Governor, ...

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Bruce Alger

Bruce Reynolds Alger (born June 12, 1918) is an American politician and a former Republican congressman from Texas, the first to have represented a ...

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James Alger Fee

James Alger Fee (1888-1959) was an American jurist from Oregon. ... James Alger was born in Eastern Oregon in the city of Pendleton on September 24 ...

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Fanny Alger

Fanny Alger (30 September 1816 in Rehoboth, Massachusetts – 29 November 1889 in Indianapolis, Indiana) is alleged to have been the first plural ...

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