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Biography in Context
A comprehensive database of biographical information on nearly 220,000 people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas.
America: History & Life with Full Text
With selective indexing for over 1,700 journals from 1955 to present, this database is without question the most important bibliographic reference tool for students and scholars of U.S. and Canadian history.
Keep in mind that when you search for biographies, you are not looking for an author, you are looking for the subject. I usually recommend doing a keyword search, then use the "find" option in your web bowser.
Biography In Context