Shannon Tweed

Shannon Tweed

Name Shannon Tweed
Profession Movie Actress
Date of Birth 1957-03-10
Place of Birth Canada
Death Date
Birth Sign Pisces

About Shannon Tweed

American film actress who began her career as a Playboy model and starred in Hot Dog…The Movie in 1984. She starred in Electra in 1996 and appeared in Dead Sexy in 2001.

Early Life Experience of Shannon Tweed

She competed in beauty pageants and came in fourth place in the 1978 Miss Canada Pageant.

Trivia Info

She was named Playmate of the Year in 1982, which launched her acting career.

Family Life and Relationship

She began dating KISS frontman Gene Simmons in the 1980s, but they didn’t get married until 2011. They had two children together, a son named Nicholas and a daughter named Sophie.

Close Associates

She appeared alongside Edward Furlong in the 1999 film Detroit Rock City.

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Harrison Tweed

Harrison Tweed

Name Harrison Tweed
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1885-10-18
Place of Birth United States
Age 83 yrs
Death Date 1969-06-16
Birth Sign Libra

About Harrison Tweed

Prominent New York city lawyer and civic leader of the 40s and 50s. He was the president of the American Law Institute and the chairman of the American Bar Association.

Early Life Experience of Harrison Tweed

After serving in WW I, he went into law.

Trivia Info

He specialized in drafting wills and trust agreements, for the administering of major estates but because he was born partially deaf, he never tried a case.

Family Life and Relationship

His daughter married Archibald Bulloch Roosevelt, grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt.

Close Associates

In 1963 President John F. Kennedy , made him the co-chairman of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, a position that he held for two years.

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William M Tweed

William M Tweed

Name William M Tweed
Profession Politician
Date of Birth 1823-04-03
Place of Birth New York
Age 55 yrs
Death Date 1878-04-12
Birth Sign Aries

About William M Tweed

Corrupt nineteenth-century politician who headed the Democratic Tammany Hall political machine. He served in the United States House of Representatives from 1853-1855 and, a decade later, became a member of the New York State Senate.

Early Life Experience of William M Tweed

In his younger years, he joined numerous societies, including the Masons, the Odd Fellows, and the Engine Number 12 volunteer fire squad.

Trivia Info

After stealing millions of dollars from the taxpayers of New York City, he was imprisoned on charges of political corruption. He died in jail at the age of fifty-five.

Family Life and Relationship

He grew up in New York City as the son of a Scotch-Irish craftsman. He wed Mary Jane Skaden in 1844.

Close Associates

He was often drawn in a negative light by famous political cartoonist Thomas Nast.

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