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Tallulah (Brockman)
[tuh-loo-luh brok-muh n] /təˈlu lə ˈbrɒk mən/ (Show IPA), 1903–68, U.S. actress (daughter of William Brockman Bankhead).
William Brockman, 1874–1940, U.S. politician: Speaker of the House 1936–40.
Historical Examples

I received letters a few days ago from Mr. Bankhead and Anne.
The Domestic Life of Thomas Jefferson Compiled From Family Letters and Reminiscences Sarah N. Randolph

Who is that pretty boy dancing with your Helen, Mrs. Bankhead?
Graham’s Magazine Vol XXXIII No. 1 July 1848 Various

Bankhead exerted all his influence with the government in favor of negotiations.
The War With Mexico, Volume II (of 2) Justin H. Smith

Tea followed quickly on the heels of coffee, Monsieur coming in after Bankhead.
Ask Momma R. S. Surtees

In the second place we know that Bankhead so understood the matter.
The War With Mexico, Volume I (of 2) Justin H. Smith

“If you please, sir,” whispered the bowing Bankhead as he withdrew.
Ask Momma R. S. Surtees

Dissatisfaction with Bankhead on the part of his men had been the chief cause of the transfer to Richard M. Gano.
The American Indian as Participant in the Civil War Annie Heloise Abel

Dr. Bankhead came into my bedroom with the air and freedom of a very old acquaintance.
The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two Harriette Wilson

Dr. Bankhead laid his giant hand on my bosom to demonstrate one of his former feats.
The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two Harriette Wilson

The command had nearly passed; only Colonel Bankhead lingered behind, picking the rare flowers for his wife—gallant man!
Overland Tales Josephine Clifford

Tallulah (Brockman). 1902–68, US stage and film actress; her successes included the plays The Little Foxes (1939) and The Skin of Our Teeth (1942)


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