Sir Henry James Sumner Maine, KCSI, FRS (15 August 1822 – 3 February 1888), was a British Whig comparative jurist and historian. He is famous for the thesis outlined in his book Ancient Law that law and society developed "from status to contract."
12/01/2014 · In 1971 the volume “Diplomacy and Its Discontents” by James Eayrs printed an instance of the saying attributed to Twain. This version differed slightly by using “does not” instead of “never”:  1971, Diplomacy and Its Discontents by James Eayrs, Quote Page 121, University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada.
James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete who won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympic Games.  Owens specialized in the sprints and the long jump and was recognized in his lifetime as "perhaps the greatest and most famous athlete in track and field history". 
Isabella Stewart Gardner collected and carefully displayed a collection comprised of more than 7500 paintings, sculptures, furniture, textiles, silver, ceramics, 3000 rare books, and 7000 archival objects-from ancient Rome, Medieval Europe, Renaissance Italy, Asia, the Islamic world and 19th-century France and America.
Watkins, James, b. 1821? Struggles for Freedom; or The Life of James Watkins, Formerly a Slave in Maryland, U. S.; in Which is Detailed a Graphic Account of His Extraordinary Escape from Slavery, Notices of the Fugitive Slave Law, the Sentiments of American Divines on the Subject of Slavery, etc., etc.
24/11/2013 · Continue reading  1864, The Poems of Adelaide A. Procter by Adelaide Anne Procter, Poem: A Legend of Provence, Start Page 181, Quote Page 191, Ticknor and Fields, Boston, Massachusetts. (Google Books Full View) link
Barbara was born in South Bend, Indiana to the late Clarence and Edna Gschwind on December 4th 1931. She was the beloved wife to the late Walter James “Jim” Ott until his passing in 2014. Together they raised four children. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. Her passion in life was her family.