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Dyan Sheldon

Dyan Sheldon is an American novelist, who has written for adults, children and young adults. Originally from Brooklyn, she resides in London and has written a number of young adult novels as well as many picture books in a variety of genres. Her young adult science-fiction novel ''Perfect'' was published under the name "D. M. Quintano", as it was a departure from her usual style.Dyan Sheldon's novel ''Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen'', a #1 New York Times bestseller, was made into a movie of... read more

Lilian Sheldon

Lilian Sheldon (May 1862 – 6 May 1942) was an English zoologist.==Life==The daughter of Reverend John Sheldon, the parish vicar, she was born in Handsworth, West Midlands. She was educated at Handsworth Ladys College and, in 1880, went on to study at Newnham College on a scholarship. She took two Natural Sciences Tripos examinations in 1883 and 1884. She conducted research on the development of the newt embryo with Alice Johnson and, as well, on the anatomy and morphology of ''Cynthia Rustica''... read more

Draft:Graham Sheldon

== About ==Graham Sheldon is an American filmmaker and television producer. Born in Carmel, California, Graham Sheldon is the son of writer and video game designer Lee Sheldon. Exposed to the world of media from a young age, he furthered his education at Indiana University to get a bachelor's degree in both Telecommunications (Film & TV) and Theatre and Drama.During his time at Indiana, Sheldon met his wife, Rin Ehlers, who also studied theatre. Graham currently lives in Southern California.== Body... read more

Sheldon Solow

Sheldon Solow (born July 20, 1928) August 9, 2015 is an American real estate developer in New York. August 23, 2013 March 31, 2010==Early life==Solow was born and raised in a Jewish family April 4, 2013 (''in Hebrew'') November 11, 2013 in Brooklyn. His parents were Isaac, a bricklayer, and Jennie Solow (née Brill), a homemaker. He attended New York University but dropped out.==Career==In the 1970s, Sollow obtained financing, and in collaboration with architect Gordon Bunshaft, Solow built a 50-story... read more

Sheldon Glueck

Sheldon Glueck (August 15, 1896 – March 10, 1980) was a Polish-American criminologist.Staff report (March 13, 1980). ''New York Times'' He and his wife Eleanor Glueck collaborated extensively on research related to juvenile delinquency and developed the "Social Prediction Tables" model for predicting the likelihood of delinquent behavior in youth. They were the first criminologists to perform studies of chronic juvenile offenders and among the first to examine the effects of psychopathy among... read more

Susannah Sheldon

Susannah Sheldon, a refugee from Maine, was eighteen years of age during the time of Salem witch trials. As one of the core group of allegedly afflicted girls, Sheldon made claims of afflictions for the first time during the last week of April 1692. Four days following the accusation that Minister George Burroughs was the leader of the suspected witches, Sheldon allegedly began experiencing “strange spectral encounters".Mary Beth Norton, ''In the Devil's Snare: The Salem Witchcraft Crisis of 1692''... read more

Sheldon Dibble

Sheldon Dibble (January 26, 1809 – January 22, 1845) was a missionary to Hawaii who organized one of the first books on Hawaiian history, and inspired students to write more.==Early life==Dibble was born in Skaneateles, New York on January 26, 1809. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1827, and the Auburn Theological Seminary in October 1830, where he married Maria M. Tomlinson (1808–1837).They arrived in the fourth company from the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions in 1831... read more

Sheldon Lettich

Sheldon Lettich (born January 14, 1951) is an American screenwriter, film director and producer.==Early life==He was born in New York City, but moved to California at a young age and grew up in the Los Angeles area. After graduation from high school he spent nearly four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, serving as a radio operator in South Vietnam with 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, and later with the elite 1st Force Reconnaissance Company based at Camp Pendleton, California.He worked his way through... read more

Sheldon Kurland

Sheldon "Shelly" Kurland (June 9, 1928 – January 6, 2010) was a violinist and musical arranger who worked as a session musician in Nashville and provided arrangements for a number of prominent country musicians.==Life and career==Sheldon Kurland was a native of Brooklyn, New York, the son of Samuel and Beatrice Kurland and brother of Elaine Todd Koren. His parents were strong advocates of the arts and his father started teaching Sheldon the violin and Elaine the piano when they were five. Both... read more

Charles Sheldon

Charles Monroe Sheldon (February 26, 1857 in , – February 24, 1946) was an American in the churches and leader of the movement. His novel, '','' introduced the principle of "" which articulated an approach to that became popular at the turn of the 20th Century and had a revival almost one hundred years later. The stretch of on the north side of between and is named the Charles Sheldon Memorial Highway in his honor.==Education and ministry==Sheldon was a graduate of (Class of 1879).... read more

Jack Sheldon

Jack Sheldon (born November 30, 1931) is an American bebop and West Coast jazz trumpeter, singer, and actor. He is a trumpet player and was a comedian on ''The Merv Griffin Show'', as well as the voice heard on several episodes of the educational music television series ''Schoolhouse Rock!''==Biography==Sheldon was born in Jacksonville, Florida. He originally became known through his participation in the West Coast jazz movement of the 1950s, performing and recording with such figures as Art Pepper,... read more

Sheldon Vanauken

Sheldon Vanauken (August 4, 1914 – October 28, 1996) was an American author, best known for his autobiographical book '' A Severe Mercy '' (1977), which recounts his and his wife's friendship with A Severe MercyC. S. Lewis , their conversion to Christianity, and dealing with tragedy. He published a sequel in 1985 titled ''Under the Mercy''.==Early life==Vanauken was born Sheldon Frank Van Auken in A Severe MercyC. S. LewisAuburn, Indiana , the elder of two sons of a wealthy attorney, (Robert)... read more

Sheldon Mayer

Sheldon Mayer (April 1, 1917 – December 21, 1991)"United States Social Security Death Index," index, FamilySearch accessed March 13, 2013 was an American comic book writer, artist and editor. One of the earliest employees of Major Malcolm Wheeler-Nicholson's National Allied Publications, Mayer produced almost all of his comics work for the company that would become known as DC Comics.He is among those credited with rescuing the unsold ''Superman'' comic strip from the rejection pile.Mayer was... read more

Sheldon Moldoff

Sheldon "Shelly" Moldoff (April 14, 1920 – February 29, 2012) was an American comic book artist best known for his early work on the DC Comics characters Hawkman and Hawkgirl, and as one of Bob Kane's primary "ghost artists" (uncredited collaborators) on the superhero Batman. He co-created the Batman supervillains Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, the second Clayface, and Bat-Mite, as well as the original heroes Bat-Girl, Batwoman, and Ace the Bat-Hound. Moldoff is the sole creator of the Black Pirate.... read more

Sheldon Peck

Sheldon Peck (August 26, 1797 - March 19, 1869) was an American folk artist, abolitionist, and social activist as well as an advocate for temperance, women’s rights, racial equality, public education, and pacifism. Peck’s portraiture – with its distinctive style — is a prime example of 19th century American folk art. While working as an artist, Peck was a conductor on the Underground Railroad.Turner, Glennette Tilley. ''The Underground Railroad in Illinois,'' 2001.== Early life and education... read more

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