His parents were Kurt Vonnegut Sr. and Edith Leiber. He graduated from Shortridge High School in Indianapolis where he was editor of the school newspaper. After graduation in 1940, he moved on to Cornell University in Ithaca, New York where he took classes for biochemistry. In 1942, he enlisted in the army as an Infantry Battalion Scout. Later he was trained by Carnegie Institute and University of Tennessee to become a mechanical engineer.
Psychologist B.F. Skinner was born March 20, 1904 and passed away August 18, 1990. Raised in a small town in Pennsylvania by his father William who was a lawyer and his mother Grace. Skinner had a younger brother who he watched die at age sixteen due to cerebral hemorrhage. He attended Hamilton College in New York with plans of becoming a writer. After graduating with his B.A.
Eisenhower attended Abilene High School until he graduated in 1909. For the next two years after his graduation, he worked at a creamery with his uncle and his father to help pay for his brother’s college tuition. In 1911, he was admitted into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. Throughout high school and college, Eisenhower enjoyed participating in various sports, but academically, he was average. After graduating in 1915, he became second lieutenant at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas, where he met his wife, Mamie Doud.
He would have never been suspected of murdering ten people, until he sent the police a critical piece of evidence. This was Rader’s only mistake throughout his thirty-one years of killing. The BTK Killer 3 “How many people do I have to Kill before I get a name in the paper or some national attention (Dennis Rader, n.d)” Dennis was born on March 9th Rader (Dennis Rader, n.d). Dennis was born in Pittsburg, Kansas but was raised in Wichita (Dennis Rader, n.d). He graduated from Wichita Heights High School and in 1957 he was confirmed into Zion Lutheran Church (Dennis Lynn Rader, Blanco).
Walt grew up on a small farm in Marceline, Missouri, during his earlier years, but he was born in Chicago, Illinois. On December 5, 1901, he was born to Flora and Elias Disney and was the fourth youngest out of five children. Growing up was hard for Walt because his family moved so many times. In 1906, the Disney family moved to Marceline, Missouri, and began living a small town life. While Walt was in Missouri, he attended Park Elementary School.
Wilkins was born on August 30, 1901, in St Louis, to William D. and Mayfield Edmondson Wilkins. The previous year his parents had relocated from Holly Springs, Mississippi. Although his father was a college graduate and a minister, the only work he could find was tending a brick kiln. Wilkins's mother died of tuberculosis when the boy was four. In his book, Standing Fast, written in collaboration with Tom Matthews, a Newsweek senior editor, Wilkins revealed that his mother, knowing she was terminally ill, had written to her sister in St. Paul, Minnesota, asking her to rear her children.
After World War I he was stationed at the Panama Canal Zone with General Fox Conner. While being stationed at the Panama Canal Zone, General Conner helped Dwight D. Eisenhower improve his military knowledge and strategies. General Conner urged him to go to a very prestigious army school, the Command and General Staff College in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. General Fox Conner wanted Dwight D. Eisenhower to go to the school so bad he... ... middle of paper ... ...rg/presidents/president.asp?PresidentNumber=33>. "Dwight D.
His father retired from his position as napoleon's minister in order to devote his time to educating his two sons. At the age of 16 Sadi was sent to Lycee Charlemagne in Paris in order to prepare him for the testings to get into Ecole Polytechnique. At this young age of 16 he entered the Ecole Polytechnique, two years later at the age of 18 he graduated from there. After this he took a two year course in military engineering. Some years later Sadi went to visit his father since he was exiled after the defeat of Napoleon.
Kilgore Trout as Kurt Vonnegut's Alter Ego In 1922, two residents of Indianapolis, Indiana had a son who would later become one of the premiere writers in 20th century American literature. Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. was born to Edith and Kurt Sr. on November 11, 1922. He graduated from Shortridge High School in 1940, attended Cornell University for a year, then joined the army. He fought in World War II and was captured by the Germans in 1944. As a Prisoner of War, he lived through the firebombing of Dresden, an event which inspired his acclaimed novel, Slaughterhouse-Five.
Sam Rayburn Samuel "Sam" Taliaferro Rayburn was born in Tennessee in 1882. He was the eighth of 11 children. When Sam was 5 he moved west with his family to a 40-acre cotton farm just outside the small community of Flag Springs, Texas. At the age of 18, Sam left the family farm and went to East Texas Normal College in Commerce. His father sent him off with $25 and he added to that by sweeping school rooms, ringing the class bell and building fires in school stoves.