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Leach, Tom

  • Name(s)
    • Tom Leach
    • Thomas Jesse Leach
  • Date of Birth
    • March 3, 1961
  • Residence(s)
    • Paris area, Bourbon County, Kentucky
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, 1983
    • Bourbon County High School, Paris, Kentucky, 1979
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Eclipse Award, two-time winner
    • Named Kentucky Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association, six-time winner
    • Named Distinguished Alumus, University of Kentucky School of Journalism
    • Tom Hammond Media Award, Bluegrass Sports Commission
  • Employment
    • Sportscaster, University of Kentucky Radio Network, 1989
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Sportscaster
    • Writer

Limón, Ada

  • Name(s)
    • Ada Limón
  • Date of Birth
    • March 28, 1976
  • Residence(s)
    • Sonoma, California
    • New York City, New York
    • Provincetown, Massachusetts
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.F.A., New York University, New York City, New York, 2001
  • Life Events
    • Served as a judge for the National Book Award for Poetry, 2013
  • Awards and Recognition(s)
    • Guggenheim Fellowship
    • Kentucky Foundation for Women Fellowship
    • Finalist for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award for The Carrying, 2019
    • National Book Critics Circle Poetry Award for The Carrying, 2018
    • Finalist for the National Book Award for Poetry for Bright Dead Things, 2015
    • Pushcart Prize for "How to Triumph Like a Girl," 2013
    • Pearl Poetry Prize for This Big Fake World, 2006
    • Autumn House Poetry Prize for Lucky Wreck, 2005
    • Grant from the New York Foundation for the Arts, 2003
    • Fellowship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 2001
  • Employment
    • Faculty, Queens University of Charlotte, Charlotte, North Carolina
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Writer

Litsey, Edwin Carlile

Edwin Carlile Litsey

  • Name(s)
    • Edwin Carlile Litsey
  • Date of Birth
    • June 3, 1874
    • Little Beech River, Washington County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • February 3, 1970
    • Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Little Beech River, Washington County, Kentucky
    • Lebanon, Marion County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
    • Married Carrie Selecman on June 5, 1900; one daughter
    • Parents: William Henry and Sarah Elizabeth (Johnston) Litsey
  • Awards
    • Kentucky Poet Laureate, 1954
  • Employment
    • Marion National Bank, Lebanon, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s)
    • Banking Cashier
    • Poet
    • Author

Lloyd, John Uri

John Uri Lloyd

  • Name(s)
    • John Uri Lloyd
    • J. U. Lloyd
  • Date of Birth
    • April 19, 1849
    • New York
  • Date of Death
    • April 9, 1936
  • Residence(s)
    • New York
    • Florence, Boone County, Kentucky
    • Petersburg, Boone County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
    • Established the Lloyd Library and Museum with his two brothers, Nelson Ashley Lloyd and Curtis Gates Lloyd
    • Served as president of the American Pharmaceutical Association, 1887
    • Married Emma Rouse, 1880; three children
    • Married Adeline Meader, 1876, she died shortly thereafter of acute peritonitis
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • The John Uri Lloyd House added to the National Register of Historic Places, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1973
    • The Lloyd Memorial High School named in his honor, Erlanger, Kentucky
    • Remington Medal for distinguished service in the pharmacy industry, 1920
    • Ebert Prize for Outstanding Research in the Pharmacy Field, 1882,1891, 1916
  • Employment
    • Founded Lloyd Brothers Pharmacists, Inc with his brothers Nelson Lloyd and Curtis Lloyd, 1885-
      • Company sold to S.B. Pennick Company in 1938
    • Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Cincinnati College of Pharmacy, 1883-1887
    • Professor of Chemistry and Pharmacy, Cincinnati Eclectic Medical Institute, 1878-1895
    • Pharmacist partner, Merrell, Thorp, and Lloyd, 1877-
    • Chemist, H.M. Merrell, 1870-1877
    • Apprenticed at W.J.M. Gordon, Brother in Cincinnati, then with George Eger
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Pharmacist
    • Chemist
    • Writer