- Betsy Gris·com [gris-kuh m] /ˈgrɪs kəm/, 1752–1836, maker of the first U.S. flag.
- Harold Wallace,1892–1951, U.S. publisher and editor.
- Sir James Clark,1800–62, English navigator: explorer of the Arctic and the Antarctic.
- his uncleSir John,1777–1856, Scottish naval officer and arctic explorer.
- JohnCoowescooweorKooweskoowe, 1790–1866, Cherokee leader.
- Nellie Tay·loe [tey-loh] /ˈteɪ loʊ/, 1876–1977, U.S. politician and governor of Wyoming: first woman U.S. governor 1925–27.
- Sir Ronald,1857–1932, English physician: Nobel prize 1902.
- a male given name.
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- Diana . born 1944, US singer: lead vocalist (1961–69) with Motown group the Supremes, whose hits include "Baby Love" (1964). Her subsequent recordings include Lady Sings the Blues (film soundtrack, 1972), and Chain Reaction (1986)
- Sir James Clark . 1800–62, British naval officer; explorer of the Arctic and Antarctic. He located the north magnetic pole (1831) and discovered the Ross Sea during an Antarctic voyage (1839–43)
- his uncle, Sir John . 1777–1856, Scottish naval officer and Arctic explorer
- Sir Ronald . 1857–1932, English bacteriologist, who discovered the transmission of malaria by mosquitoes: Nobel prize for physiology or medicine 1902
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Ross(rôs)Sir Ronald 1857-1932
- British physician. He won a 1902 Nobel Prize for proving that malaria is transmitted to humans by the bite of the mosquito.
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