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Mobley, Tom

Tom Mobley

  • Name(s)
    • Tom Mobley
    • Senator Tom Mobley
    • Thomas L. Mobley
  • Date of Birth
    • June 16, 1916
    • Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • October 19, 1996
    • Inverness, Florida
    • Buried in the Fairview Cemetery, Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Elizabethtown, Hardin County, Kentucky
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
    • Inverness, Florida
  • Education
    • Bowling Green Business University, 1938
    • Elizabethtown High School
  • Life Events
    • Elected to two four-year terms as state senator, 1972, 1976
    • Chairman of the Kentucky Senate's highway and traffic-safety committee
    • Member of the Kentucky House of Representatives, Warren County, 1952-1956
    • Served in the United States Navy during World War II
    • Married Anna Lee Johnson, one daughter
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Named Kentucky Poet Laureate, 1976
  • Employment
    • Served in the Kentucky Senate, Jefferson County, 1972-1980
    • Highway Commissioner, Bowling Green, 1956
    • Served in the Kentucky House of Representatives, Warren County, 1952-1956
    • Vice-President of Kosmos-Portland Cement Company, Louisville, Kentucky
    • Distributor for Shell and Ashland Oil
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Politician
    • Activist
    • Poet

Monhollon, Alice B.

Alice B. Monhollan

  • Name(s)
    • Alice B. Monhollon
    • Alice Burden Monhollon
  • Date of Birth
    • December 16, 1940
    • Perry County, Indiana
  • Date of Death
    • January 28, 2007
    • Nashville, Tennessee
    • Buried in Hicklin Cemetery, Anton, Hopkins County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Madisonville, Hopkins County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Bachelors of Arts in History, Western Kentucky University Nursing School
  • Employment
    • LPN, Hopkins County Hospital
  • Occupation(s)
    • Nurse
    • Author

Montell, William Lynwood

  • Name(s)
    • William Lynwood Montell
    • W. Lynwood Montell
  • Date of Birth
    • February 18, 1931
  • Residence(s)
    • Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D., Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1964
    • M.A., Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, 1963
    • B.A., Western Kentucky University, 1960
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Governor's Arts Award in Folk Heritage, 2003
    • Inducted into the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame, 2001
  • Employment
    • Professor of Folk Studies, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky, 1969-1999
    • Taught briefly at UCLA and the University of Notre Dame
    • Taught at Campbellsville College, 1963-1969
  • Occupation(s) /Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer
    • Professor
    • Teacher
    • Speaker

Morehead, Maureen

Maureen Morehead

  • Name(s)
    • Maureen Podshadley Morehead
    • Maureen Morehead
  • Date of Birth
    • 1951
  • Residence(s)
    • Hometown: central Illinois
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph.D. in English, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1986
    • M.A., University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, 1975
    • Lafayette High School, Lexington, Kentucky
  • Life Events
  • Awards and Recognitions
  • Employment
    • Writing and Poetry faculty at Spalding University
    • University of Louisville
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Poet
    • Writer
    • Educator

Morgan, C. E.

  • Name(s)
    • C. E. Morgan
  • Date of Birth
    • June 23, 1976
    • Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Residence(s)
    • Berea, Madison County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • M.T.S., Harvard Divinity School, Cambridge, Massachusetts 
    • B.A. in English and Voice, Berea College, Kentucky
  • Life Events
    • Married Will Guild
  • Awards and Recognitions
    • Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for The Sport of Kings, 2017
    • Nominee for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction for The Sport of Kings​, 2017
    • Nominee for the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee for The Sport of Kings, 2016
    • Kirkus Prize for Fiction for The Sport of Kings, 2016
    • Windham-Campbell Literature Prize, 2016
    • Whiting Award in Fiction, 2013
    • Lannan Literary Fellowship, 2010
    • Named a 5 under 35 honoree by the National Book Foundation, 2009
    • Weatherford Award for All the Living
    • Finalist for the PEN/Hemingway First Fiction Book Award for All the Living
    • New York Public Library's Young Lions Fiction Award for All the Living
    • Barnes and Noble Discover Award in Fiction for All the Living
  • Employment
    • Freelance Writer
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Writer

Morgan, Janice

Janice Morgan

  • Name(s)
    • Janice Morgan
  • Date of Birth
  • Residence(s)
    • Murray, Calloway County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Life Events
  • Employment
    • Taught collegiate French language, literature, and cultural history at Murray State University, Kentucky
  • Occupation(s) / Field(s) of Activity
    • Teacher
    • Professor
    • Writer
    • Advocate

Morgan, Thomas Hunt

Thomas Hunt Morgan

  • Name(s)
    • Thomas Hunt Morgan
  • Date of Birth
    • September 25, 1866
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Date of Death
    • December 4, 1945
    • Pasadena, California
  • Residence(s)
    • Hometown: Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
    • Ph. D., Johns Hopkins University, 1890
    • B. S., University of Kentucky, 1886, valedictorian
  • Life Events
    • Son of Charles Hunt Morgan and Ellen Key Howard Morgan
    • Married Lilian Vaughan Sampson, June 4, 1904; four children
  • Awards
    • Honorary LL. D. from Johns Hopkins University
    • Honorary Ph. D. from University of Kentucky
    • Elected member of the National Academy of Sciences
    • Made a foreign member of the Royal Society
    • Received the Darwin Medal in 1924
    • The Thomas Hunt Morgan School of Biological Sciences at the University of Kentucky is named for him.
    • The Genetics Society of America annually awards the Thomas Hunt Morgan Medal, named in his honor, to one of its members who has made a significant contribution to the science of genetics.
    • Thomas Hunt Morgan's discovery was illustrated on a 1989 stamp issued in Sweden, showing the discoveries of eight Nobel Prize-winning geneticists.
    • A junior high school in Shoreline, Washington was named in Morgan's honor for the latter half of the 20th century.
    • Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1933.
  • Employment
    • Associate Professor and head of the Biology Department at Bryn Mawr College (a sister school of Johns Hopkins), 1890-
    • Professor of experimental zoology at Columbia University, c.1904-
    • Head of the Division of Biology at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech), 1928-
  • Occupation(s)/Fields of Activity
    • Biologist, geneticist, embryologist
    • Professor
    • Author

Mrvos, Randi Lynn

Randi Lynn Mrvos

  • Name(s)
    • Randi Lynn Mrvos
    • Randi Lynn Miller Mrvos
  • Date of Birth
    • November 6, 1954
    • Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky
  • Residence(s)
    • Lexington, Fayette County, Kentucky
  • Education
  • Awards
    • Alabama Writers' Conclave, First Place for Totally, Completely, and Perfectly Me, 2015
    • The Institute of Children's Writers, First Place for When Sheep Won't Leap, 2012
    • Tennessee Mountain Writers, First Place for Maggie and the Third Grade Blues, 2010
    • Friends of the Decatur Public Library, First Place for Charlie and the Book of Cat, 2009
    • Great Blue Beacon Poetry Contest, First Place, 2001
  • Employment
    • University of Kentucky
  • Occupation(s)/Field(s) of Activity
    • Author
    • Editor