Andrew (“Old Hickory”) 1767–1845, U.S. general: 7th president of the U.S. 1829–37.
Lady Barbara, Ward, Barbara.
Helen Hunt (Helen Maria Fiske) 1830–85, U.S. novelist and poet.
Jesse L(ouis) born 1941, U.S. Baptist minister and civil-rights and political activist.
Joseph Jefferson (“Shoeless Joe”) 1887–1951, U.S. baseball player.
Mahalia, 1911–72, U.S. gospel singer.
[hou-uh t] /ˈhaʊ ət/ (Show IPA), 1892–1954, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1941–54.
Thomas Jonathan (“Stonewall Jackson”) 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
a city in and the capital of Mississippi, in the central part.
a city in W Tennessee.
a city in S Michigan.
a town in NW Wyoming: resort near Jackson Hole.
a male given name, meaning “son of Jack.”.
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a city in and state capital of Mississippi, on the Pearl River. Pop: 179 599 (2003 est)
Andrew. 1767–1845, US statesman, general, and lawyer; seventh president of the US (1829–37). He became a national hero after successfully defending New Orleans from the British (1815). During his administration the spoils system was introduced and the national debt was fully paid off
Colin (Ray). born 1967, Welsh athlete: gold medallist in the 110m hurdles at the world championships (1993, 1999), European Championships (1990, 1994, 1998, 2002), and Commonwealth Games (1990, 1994)
Glenda. born 1936, British stage, film, and television actress, and Labour politician. Her films include Women in Love (1969) for which she won an Oscar, The Music Lovers (1970), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), and Turtle Diary (1985); became a member of parliament in 1992
Jesse (Louis). born 1941, US Democrat politician and clergyman; Black campaigner for minority rights
Michael (Joe). 1958–2009, US pop singer, lead vocalist with the Jacksons (originally the Jackson 5) (1969–86). His solo albums include Thriller (1982), Bad (1987), and Invincible (2001)
Peter. born 1961, New Zealand film director, screenwriter, and producer; his films include Heavenly Creatures (1994), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03), King Kong (2005), and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Thomas Jonathan, known as Stonewall Jackson. 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War, noted particularly for his command at the first Battle of Bull Run (1861)
Robert Banks, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, 1770–1828, British statesman: prime minister 1812–27. Contemporary Examples The Real Jersey Dictionary, Vol. 3 Jaimie Etkin March 23, 2011 Historical Examples Studies in the History and Method of Science Various Stories By English Authors: Italy Various The Holladay Case Burton E. Stevenson Tristram of Blent Anthony Hope Foe-Farrell Arthur […]
Robert (Abdullah Jaffa Bey Khan) 1930–1988, U.S. ballet dancer, choreographer, and dance company director. Contemporary Examples Meet Game of Thrones’ Sexy New Season 4 Cast: The Red Viper, Porn Stars, and More Marlow Stern April 3, 2014 Game of Thrones’ Cast Reacts to ‘The Lion and the Rose’ and Joffrey’s Royal Wedding Marlow Stern April […]
Andrew, 1808–75, seventeenth president of the U.S. 1865–69. Charles Spurgeon [spur-juh n] /ˈspɜr dʒən/ (Show IPA), 1893–1956, U.S. educator and sociologist. Claudia Alta Taylor (“Lady Bird”) 1912–2007, U.S. First Lady 1963–69 (wife of Lyndon Johnson). (Earvin) Magic, Jr, born 1959, U.S. basketball player. Eyvind [ey-vin] /ˈeɪ vɪn/ (Show IPA), 1900–76, Swedish writer: Nobel prize 1974. […]
Anson [an-suh n] /ˈæn sən/ (Show IPA), 1798–1858, president of the Republic of Texas. Casey [key-see] /ˈkeɪ si/ (Show IPA), (John Luther Jones) 1864–1900, U.S. locomotive engineer: folk hero of ballads, stories, and plays. Chuck (Charles Martin Jones) 1912–2002, U.S. film animator. Daniel, 1881–1967, English phonetician. Ernest, 1879–1958, Welsh psychoanalyst. (Everett) LeRoi [luh-roi,, lee-roi] /ləˈrɔɪ,, […]