Who is Edgar Allen?

Answer Edgar Allen was the founder of the organization known today as the Easter Seals. Allen's son died in a tragic vehicle accident due to lack of medical care in 1907. This prompted him to raise the fu... Read More »

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Who was Edgar Allan Poe?

Born in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1809, Edgar Allan Poe was an American writer, poet and critic. Best known for his macabre works and psychological thrillers, he is considered the father of the mod... Read More »

What is the meaning of the name Edgar?

The name Edgar comes from the Old English and means "wealthy spear." Edgar was the name of a 10th century English king. Some variations of the name include Eadger, Eadgar and Edgard.References:Thin... Read More »

Who did J Edgar Hoover push out of the FBI?

J. Edgar Hoover would often relocate agents who had displeased him to career-ending assignments and locations. Melvin Purvis was a prime example; he was one of the more effective agents in capturin... Read More »

Where did Edgar Allan Poe go to college?

Poet Edgar Allan Poe went to the University of Virginia in 1826. He did well academically, but was forced to drop out after running up gambling debts. Later Poe attended West Point, but was expelle... Read More »