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Moulton, Richard Green (5 May 1849–15 Aug. 1924), professor, lecturer, and author, was born in Preston, England, the youngest son of James Egan Moulton and Catherine (Fiddian) Moulton. His father was a prominent Methodist minister with four sons, two of whom became ministers: Rev. William Fiddian Moulton, who authored a concordance to the Greek New Testament and was an editor of the Revised Version of the Bible, and Rev. John Egan Moulton, who became a Methodist missionary to Australia. Another brother, James Fletcher Moulton, was a lawyer, judge, scientist, and member of Parliament, with a life peerage as Baron Moulton....

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Vidal, Gore (3 Oct. 1925–31 July 2012), novelist, essayist, screenwriter, journalist, and cultural provocateur, was born Eugene Luther Vidal, Jr. at the Cadet Hospital at the US Military Academy in West Point, New York. He was the only child of Eugene Luther Vidal, an All-American football player and pilot who was then a flying instructor and assistant football coach at West Point, and Nina Kay Gore, a socialite and the daughter of ...