- A(sa) Philip,1889–1979, U.S. labor leader: president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters 1925–68.
- Edmund Jennings [jen-ings] /ˈdʒɛn ɪŋs/, 1753–1813, U.S. statesman: first U.S. Attorney General 1789–94; secretary of state 1794–95.
- John,1773–1833, U.S. statesman and author.
- a town in E Massachusetts, S of Boston.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for randolph
Jennie met Randolph Churchill in 1873 at a ball; three days later they were engaged.The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed Britain
December 31, 2014
Randolph received a radio message confirming that Nolen was wanted and she moved to place him under arrest.
“He advised me that he did not have his license on him,” Randolph wrote in her affidavit.
The Tall T, from a Leonard novelette, starred Randolph Scott and Richard Boone.Elmore Leonard’s Rocky Road to Fame and Fortune
September 13, 2014
In 1917, Randolph Bourne pointed out how hard it is for America to fight limited wars for liberal aims.Iran, Assad, and Obama’s Quagmire
September 9, 2013
"Have Done nothing of which I have been ashamed," returned Randolph.Cameos from English History, from Rollo to Edward II
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Storm-clouds will cease to lower over the Randolph fireside.
An invitation to call at the Randolph rooms promptly follows.
The acquittal of Chase was, therefore, a judgment against Randolph.Union and Democracy
Benjamin, Mallory, Randolph, Meminger—they are all good men.The Long Roll
- Edmund Jennings, 1753–1813, US politician. He was a member of the convention that framed the US constitution (1787), attorney general (1789–94), and secretary of state (1794–95)
- John, called Randolph of Roanoke . 1773–1833, US politician, noted for his eloquence: in 1820 he opposed the Missouri Compromise that outlawed slavery
- Sir Thomas; 1st Earl of Moray. Died 1332, Scottish soldier: regent after the death of Robert the Bruce (1329)
Word Origin and History for randolph
masc. proper name, from Old Norse Rannulfr "shield-wolf" and Frankish *Rannulf "raven-wolf," both brought to England by the Normans.