- Charles,1811–74, U.S. statesman.
- James Batch·el·ler [bach-uh-ler] /ˈbætʃ ə lər/, 1887–1955, U.S. biochemist: Nobel prize 1946.
- William Graham,1840–1910, U.S. sociologist and economist.
- a male given name.
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Examples from the Web for sumner
Despite beating Sumner unconscious, Brooks became something of a regional hero.Why Stephen Colbert Deserves South Carolina’s Senate Seat
December 12, 2012
"She would travel with Sumner a lot," says a former insider who knew Zatorski prior to Viacom's split with CBS.CBS Staffer Alleges Redstone Abuse
July 30, 2010
Viacom employees be warned: Sumner Redstone is on a witch hunt.Sumner's Witch Hunt
July 20, 2010
"Judy can't manage Sumner on her own," says the first Viacom insider.
“We all know that Sumner makes a lot of ‘friends,’” says one Viacom insider.
Sumner may dispute with Seward the influence on English fogies.
Power behind the throne, what a tableau: Sumner and Lincoln!
Sumner's influence ought to have produced some palpable results.
On the last ballot, Mr. Sumner lacked 12 votes of an election.
But in the language of General Sumner, "they did all that men could do."Three Years in the Federal Cavalry
Sumner(sŭm′nər)James Batcheller 1887-1955
- American biochemist. He shared a 1946 Nobel Prize for his pioneering work on crystallizing enzymes.
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