People Index - R

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R : 21 Articles Found

  • Lionel Richie
    Musician and composer Lionel Richie (1949- ) is an internationally known and respected performer. His...
  • Eleanor Risley
    In the brief time that she lived in Alabama, Eleanor de la Vergne Doss Risley (1867-1945) produced two...
  • Richard T. Rives
    Alabama native Richard Taylor Rives (1895-1982) left his mark on history as a judge on the Fifth Circuit...
  • Kenneth Roberts
    Kenneth Allison Roberts (1912-1989) was a Democratic representative to the U.S. Congress from Alabama's...
  • Amelia Boynton Robinson
    Amelia Boynton Robinson (1911- ) is a leading civil rights activist who played a key role in efforts...
  • Jo Ann Robinson
    Although not as well-known as Rosa Parks or Martin Luther King, Jr., Jo Ann Robinson (1912-1992) was...
  • Wayne Rogers
    Birmingham native Wayne Rogers (1933- ) is best known for his role as "Trapper" John McIntyre on the...
  • Bernard Romans
    Surveyor, artist, naturalist, and author Bernard Romans (ca. 1720-ca. 1783) recorded Alabama's coastline...
  • Mel Rosen
    Mel Rosen (1928- ) came to Auburn University in the fall of 1955 as an assistant track coach. By the...
  • John Ross
    John Ross (1790-1866) was the most important Cherokee political leader of the nineteenth century. He...