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Oct. 10, 1925, New York, N.Y.), American tobacco magnate and philanthropist.
The son of Washington Duke, who had entered the tobacco business after the
American Civil War, James entered the family business with his brother Benjamin
Eight, The, group of American painters who exhibited together only once, in New
York City in 1908, but established one of the main currents in 20th-century
American painting. The original Eight included Robert Henri, leader of the group,
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America was formed in 1988 by the merger
of two major Lutheran denominations, the American Lutheran Church and the
Lutheran Church in America, along with the much smaller Association of ...
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