- James Baird,1833–1912, U.S. politician: congressman 1879–81, 1885–89.
- Robert Clifton,1907–97, U.S. economist and government official: first Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1966–68.
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- a person who weaves, esp as a means of livelihood
- short for weaverbird
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Word Origin and History for james baird weaver
mid-14c. (mid-13c. as a surname), agent noun from weave (v.).
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