(“Duke”) Adopted name of Marion Morrison (1907-1979)
US actor. He played the archetypal Western hero: plain-speaking, brave, and solitary. His films include Stagecoach 1939, Red River 1948, She Wore a Yellow Ribbon 1949, The Searchers 1956, Rio Bravo 1959, The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance 1962, and True Grit 1969 (Academy Award). He was active in conservative politics.
Wayne also appeared in many war films, such as The Sands of Iwo Jima 1945, In Harm’s Way 1965, and The Green Berets 1968. His other films include The Quiet Man 1952, The High and the Mighty 1954, and The Shootist 1976, his last.
(“Mad Anthony”) (1745-1796) American Revolutionary War officer and Indian fighter. He secured a treaty 1795 that made possible the settlement of Ohio and Indiana. He built Fort Wayne, Indiana, US.
A surveyor and farmer, he was briefly active in politics before the Revolution. He assisted Benedict Arnold in his retreat from Québec, held a variety of increasingly important commands, was with George Washington at Valley Forge 1777–78, took Stony Point, New York, and was then trapped by Cornwallis' superior force at Green Spring, Virginia, but escaped and served under General Greene in Georgia before retiring to farming and business interests. President Washington recalled him 1792 as a major general to command the Army of the West against the Indians.
1. City in Michigan (USA); zip code 48184.
2. City in Nebraska (USA); zip code 68787.
3. Town in Oklahoma (USA); zip code 73095.
4. Town in West Virginia (USA); zip code 25570.
5. Unincorporated community in New Jersey (USA).
6. Village in Illinois (USA).
7. Village in Ohio (USA); zip code 43466.