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Carl David, 1905–91, U.S. physicist: discoverer of the positron; Nobel Prize 1936.
Dame Judith, 1898–1992, Australian actress in the U.S.
Margaret Caroline, 1893?–1973, U.S. editor and magazine publisher.
Marian, 1902–93, U.S. contralto.
Maxwell, 1888–1959, U.S. dramatist.
Philip Warren, born 1923, U.S. physicist: developer of solid-state circuitry; Nobel Prize 1977.
Sherwood, 1876–1941, U.S. novelist and short-story writer.
a city in central Indiana.
a city in NW South Carolina.
a river in the Northwest Territories, N Canada, flowing N and W to the Beaufort Sea. 465 miles (748 km) long.
Contemporary Examples

At 4:07 a.m. with the police officer and paramedic unable to control Anderson, the driver pulled over, Neiman said.
Porn Star Sledge Hammer’s Hidden Demons Maria Elena Fernandez April 22, 2012

Slow but steady, Anderson has few definable moves but seems to get wherever he wants on the court.
The March Madness Teams to Cheer If Yours Got Bounced Ben Teitelbaum March 15, 2014

The Daily Mail reports that Mr Anderson Wheeler, 34, said: “I found it very harassing and unnerving.”
How A British Aristocrat Used Big Game Hunter’s Sperm To Get Pregnant Without His Permission Tom Sykes December 1, 2014

Anderson declined to run a correction, even after Rummy gave him a tour of the office.
Rumsfeld’s Lighter Side from New Book Known and Unknown Howard Kurtz February 2, 2011

Far behind Jimmy Fallon and Anderson Cooper but comfortably ahead of Katie Couric and Malcolm Gladwell.
Secret Republicans of New York Meghan McCain July 5, 2009

Historical Examples

On a previous outing of the Club, Anderson’s packers mutinied.
The Discards Lucullus Virgil McWhorter

“Yes, practically it has,” said Anderson, looking Gore in the face.
The Arbiter Lady F. E. E. Bell

Eastman sprang up the steps until he came in reach of Anderson’s proffered handful of matches.
The Debtor Mary E. Wilkins Freeman

“You shall, of course,” said Anderson, as he took up his map again.
The Arbiter Lady F. E. E. Bell

But Captain Anderson now perceived he had acted rashly in thus giving way to his temper.
The Blue Grass Seminary Girls on the Water Carolyn Judson Burnett

a river in N Canada, in the Northwest Territories, rising in lakes north of Great Bear Lake and flowing west and north to the Beaufort Sea. Length: about 580 km (360 miles)
Carl David. 1905–91, US physicist, who discovered the positron in cosmic rays (1932): Nobel prize for physics 1936
Elizabeth Garrett. 1836–1917, English physician and feminist: a campaigner for the admission of women to the professions
John. 1893–1962, Australian philosopher, born in Scotland, whose theories are expounded in Studies in Empirical Philosophy (1962)
Dame Judith, real name Frances Margaret Anderson. 1898–1992, Australian stage and film actress
Lindsay (Gordon) 1923–94, British film and theatre director: his films include This Sporting Life (1963), If (1968), O Lucky Man! (1973), and The Whales of August (1987)
Marian. 1902–93, US contralto, the first Black permanent member of the Metropolitan Opera Company, New York
Philip Warren. born 1923, US physicist, noted for his work on solid-state physics. Nobel prize for physics 1977
Sherwood. 1874–1941, US novelist and short-story writer, best known for Winesburg Ohio (1919), a collection of short stories illustrating small-town life

Anderson An·der·son (ān’dər-sən), Elizabeth. 1836-1917.

British physician. The first licensed British woman doctor (1865), she established medical courses for women at a dispensary in London.


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