Langston

Langston is the name of two places in the United States:

Langston is a name of English origin:

  • John Langston Gwaltney, African-American writer and anthropologist
  • Langston Hughes (1902–1967), African-American poet, novelist, playwright, and newspaper columnist
  • Charles Henry Langston, African-American abolitionist and political activist
  • Grant Langston (motorcyclist), South African motocross champion
  • Grant Langston (musician), American singer-songwriter
  • John Mercer Langston (1829–1897), U.S. civil rights pioneer, first African-American member of Congress
  • Mark Langston (1960– ), Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Michael Langston, computer scientist in field of bioinformatics and computational biology
  • Murray Langston, Canadian-American known as The Unknown Comic
  • Peter Langston, computer programmer
  • Wann Langston, Jr., American paleontologist
  • William Langston, American neurologist
  • Langston Moore, American football player
  • Jamie Langston Turner, American novelist
  • Langston Walker, American football player
  • Matt Langston, American singer-songwriter

Fictional characters

  • Langston Wilde Cramer, a character from the American soap opera One Life to Live
  • Langston Graham, a character from the television series Chuck
  • Raymond Langston, a character from the television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation

There is also:

  • Langston Field, a fictional technology found in the book The Mote in God's Eye
  • Langston Terrace Dwellings, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Washington, D.C.
  • Langston University
  • Looking for Langston, a 1989 film

Other articles related to "langston, langstons":

Byron Kenneth Armstrong - Biography - Later Life
... He served as the Dean of Education for Langston University from 1921–1927 and 1931-1935 ... While in Langston, Armstrong helped start the Langston Alumni Chapter, the Tulsa Alumni Chapter, and the Alpha Pi chapter (at Langston University) of ...
Charles Henry Langston - Career - Kansas
... Early in the Civil War in 1862, Langston moved to Leavenworth, Kansas, where he organized a school for contrabands, escaped slaves who had fled to Union lines from Missouri ... In 1863, Langston returned to Ohio and, like his brother John Mercer, helped recruit African Americans for the United States Colored Troops when Ohio raised its first regiment ... In 1865, Langston was appointed general superintendent for refugees and freedmen for the Freedmen's Bureau in Kansas ...
Langstonia
... Langstonia (meaning "Langston's crocodile," in honor of paleontologist Wann Langston, Jr.) is an extinct genus of sebecid mesoeucrocodylian ... was named in 2007 by Alfredo Paolillo and Omar Linares for fossils originally described by Langston in 1965 as Sebecus huilensis ...
Grant Langston (motorcyclist) - Biography
... Langston began competing in the world championships in 1998, and by 2000, he had won the F.I.M ... In 2007, Langston won the A.M.A ... Langston's racing career was cut short following a crash which created vision problems for him for sometime ...
Charles Henry Langston - Marriage and Family
... After his first wife died, in 1869 Langston married the widow Mary Patterson Leary in Oberlin ... Mary brought their daughter Louise to the marriage with Langston ... The Langstons remained in Lawrence, Kansas for the rest of their lives, moving in 1888 into town, where he had a part-interest in a grocery store ...

Famous quotes containing the word langston:

    In the middle of the next century, when the literary establishment will reflect the multicultural makeup of this country and not be dominated by assimiliationists with similar tastes, from similar backgrounds, and of similar pretensions, Langston Hughes will be to the twentieth century what Walt Whitman was to the nineteenth.
    Ishmael Reed (b. 1938)