- Benjamin Robbins,1809–74, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1851–57; resigned in dissent over Dred Scott case.
- Charles,1860–1936, vice president of the U.S. 1929–33.
- Cyrus Her·mann Kotzsch·mar [hur-muh n koch-mahr] /ˈhɜr mən ˈkɒtʃ mɑr/, 1850–1933, U.S. publisher.
- George Tick·nor [tik-ner] /ˈtɪk nər/, 1812–94, U.S. attorney and writer.
- George William,1824–92, U.S. essayist, editor, and reformer.
- a male given name: from an Old French word meaning “courteous.”
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Two years later, Kansas helped oust Curtis—and Hoover—by voting for Franklin Roosevelt and re-electing McGill.A Loss by Pat Roberts in Kansas? Actually, Not So Bizarre
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If nominated, Curtis faces some major obstacles to being elected in the Republican-leaning state.
In an interview with The Daily Beast, Curtis said she was “honored and humbled” to even be considered.
Curtis told The Daily Beast that, if elected, her top priority would be campaign-finance reform.
Miss Curtis sat up in her chair, and her eyes were flashing indignation.Quaint Courtships
They stared as at sight of a ghost; all except Curtis, the physician.A Breath of Prairie and other stories
The steam turbine of Curtis or Parsons is today the prevailing engine.The Age of Invention
Curtis leaned over and put his hand on what would have been Schaughtowl's neck.
Stern sank cross-legged on the floor beside Curtis and gazed at him.