- a city in SW Illinois.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for alton
It only takes one glance of Alton's Ebola Survival Handbook to recognize the real threat: him.
In a section titled How Ebola Spreads, Alton outlines how exactly readers might catch this disease.
In this “news” segment, Megyn Kelly discussed Alton Nolan, the Oklahoma man who allegedly beheaded a woman at his workplace.Megyn Kelly’s Really Scary Muslim
October 5, 2014
Alton Nolen decapitated his co-worker and tried to kill another on Friday.The Muslim Convert Behind America’s First Workplace Beheading
September 27, 2014
Roosevelt won the presidency and his opponent, the forgettable Alton Parker, was said to have lost the election by a landslide.‘Guest of Honor’ Author on Teddy Roosevelt’s Lessons for Obama
May 12, 2012
It is thought that Alton and Chicago are convenient sites for this business.
Two towns of this name are distinguished as Alton, and Upper Alton.
Also "Alton Theological Seminary," which has commenced operations.
It was arranged that the meeting should be in Missouri, opposite Alton.Lincoln's Yarns and Stories
Alexander K. McClure
I must find some fault with the statement which has been made of the events at Alton.