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 (mĭk-fûr′sən), Aimee Semple 1890-1944.
Canadian-born American evangelist who founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (1927) and was known for her flamboyant preaching and extravagant religious services.
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McPherson

(məkˈfɜːsən)
n
(Biography) Conor. born 1971, Irish playwright and theatre director; his plays include The Weir (1997) and Port Authority (2001)
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Mc•Pher•son

(məkˈfɜr sən, -ˈfɪər-)

n.
Aimee Semple, 1890–1944, U.S. evangelist, born in Canada.
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McPherson, noted historian of the Civil War era, has won the first Pritzker Military Library Literature Award, a $100,000 prize presented for lifetime accomplishments in military history.
Alan McPherson was honoured with the title of Minister Emeritus by Central, Hamilton, Ont., where he was minister for 25 years.
McPherson, presents a collection of essays, both old and new, covering a broad range of topics dealing with the Civil War.
Paul McPherson, 48, was driving his white Fiat Panda on Great Western Road, Aberdeen, on December 17 last year when he crashed at 15mph, Aberdeen Sheriff Court heard.
Colin McPherson appeared at Hamilton Sheriff Court this week for sentencing after pleading guilty to trying to head-butt an officer at a property in Mason Street on August 7 last year.
In Global Refugee Crisis, McPherson tackles the timely topic of global refugees.