(Enoch) Arnold, 1867–1931, English novelist.
Floyd, 1890–1928, U.S. aviator.
James Gordon, 1795–1872, U.S. journalist.
Richard Bedford, 1870–1947, Canadian statesman: prime minister 1930–35.
Robert Russell, 1894–1981, U.S. composer and conductor.
Tony (Anthony Dominick Benedetto) born 1926, U.S. singer.
William A(ndrew) C(ecil) 1900–79, Canadian political leader: premier of British Columbia 1952–72.
Also, Bennet. a male given name, form of Benedict.
Contemporary Examples

Bibi and Bennett Break Up? Brent E. Sasley December 24, 2012
Bomb Disposal Expert Takes His Last ‘Lonely Walk’ Michael Daly November 16, 2012
Why Is Bennett So Popular With Young Israelis? Elisheva Goldberg December 25, 2012
Meet the New McCains: Centrist Republicans Ease Senate Gridlock John Avlon December 21, 2010
The Best New Historical Fiction C.W. Gortner June 11, 2009

Historical Examples

The Children’s Book of Christmas Stories Various
Fragments of science, V. 1-2 John Tyndall
The Girl on the Boat Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
The Red Acorn John McElroy
Hidden Treasures Harry A. Lewis

Alan. born 1934, British actor and playwright. His plays include Forty Years On (1968), The Old Country (1977), The Madness of George III (1991), The History Boys (2004), and the monologues for television Talking Heads (1987, 1998)
(Enoch) Arnold. 1867–1931, British novelist, noted for The Old Wives’ Tale (1908), Clayhanger (1910), and other works set in the Staffordshire Potteries
James Gordon. 1837–1931, US newspaper editor, born in Scotland. He founded (1835) the New York Herald and introduced techniques of modern news reporting
Jill. 1931–90, British actress
Richard Bedford, 1st Viscount. 1870–1947, Canadian Conservative statesman; prime minister (1930–35)
Sir Richard Rodney. born 1936, British composer, noted for film music and his operas The Mines of Sulphur (1965) and Victory (1970)


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