Alfred,1842–1924, English economist.
George C(at·lett) [kat-lit] /ˈkæt lɪt/, 1880–1959, U.S. general and statesman: secretary of state 1947–49; Nobel Peace Prize 1953.
John,1755–1835, U.S. jurist and statesman: chief justice of the U.S. 1801–35.
Thomas Riley,1854–1925, vice president of the U.S. 1913–21.
Thur·good [thur-goo d] /ˈθɜr gʊd/, 1908–93, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1967–91.
a city in NE Texas.
a town in central Missouri.
a town in SW Minnesota.
Also Mar·shal. a male given name.
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Alfred. 1842–1924, English economist, author of Principles of Economics (1890)
George Catlett. 1880–1959, US general and statesman. He was chief of staff of the US army (1939–45) and, as secretary of state (1947–49), he proposed the Marshall Plan (1947), later called the European Recovery Programme: Nobel peace prize 1953
John. 1755–1835, US jurist and statesman. As chief justice of the Supreme Court (1801–35), he established the principles of US constitutional law
Sir John Ross. 1912–88, New Zealand politician; prime minister (1972)
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