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Alfred Russel
[ruhs-uh l] /ˈrʌs əl/ (Show IPA), 1823–1913, English naturalist, explorer, and author.
George Corley
[kawr-lee] /ˈkɔr li/ (Show IPA), 1919–98, U.S. politician: governor of Alabama 1963–67, 1971–79, and 1983–87.
Henry (Agard)
[ey-gahrd] /ˈeɪ gɑrd/ (Show IPA), 1888–1965, U.S. agriculturalist, author, and statesman: Secretary of Agriculture 1933–40; vice president of the U.S. 1941–45; Secretary of Commerce 1945–46.
Lewis (“Lew”) 1827–1905, U.S. general and novelist.
Sir William. Also, Walays, Wallensis, 1272?–1305, Scottish military leader and patriot.
(William Roy) DeWitt
[duh-wit] /dəˈwɪt/ (Show IPA), 1889–1981, and his wife, Lila Bell (Acheson) 1889–1984, U.S. magazine publishers.
a male given name: a Scottish family name meaning “Welshman, foreigner.”.
Contemporary Examples

Howard Kurtz Remembers Mike Wallace, Legendary CBS Newsman, Dead at 93 Howard Kurtz April 7, 2012
David Foster Wallace, Traditionalist? Considering ‘Both Flesh and Not: Essays’ David Masciotra November 1, 2012
Roughing It With Jonathan Franzen’s ‘Farther Away’ Chris Wallace April 27, 2012
Speed Read: Terry Richardson on Sex, Lies, and Lindsay Lohan Justin Jones June 15, 2014
This Week’s Hot Reads: Dec. 17, 2012 Jimmy So December 17, 2012

Historical Examples

Stuyvesant Jacob Abbott
The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley
The Banner Boy Scouts on a Tour George A. Warren
Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1907 to 1908 Lucy Maud Montgomery
Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great – Volume 12 Elbert Hubbard

Alfred Russel. 1823–1913, British naturalist, whose work on the theory of natural selection influenced Charles Darwin
Edgar. 1875–1932, English crime novelist
Sir Richard. 1818–90, English art collector and philanthropist. His bequest to the nation forms the Wallace Collection, London
Sir William. ?1272–1305, Scottish patriot, who defeated the army of Edward I of England at Stirling (1297) but was routed at Falkirk (1298) and later executed
British naturalist who formulated a theory of evolution by natural selection independently of Charles Darwin. Wallace spent eight years (1854-62) traveling in Malaysia and assembling evidence for his theories, which he sent to Darwin in England. Their findings were first presented to the public in 1858.


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