- Alfred,1817–75, English painter and sculptor.
- George (Cooper),1905–75, U.S. film director.
- John Cox [koks] /kɒks/, 1749–1838, and his son Robert Livingston, 1787–1856, U.S. engineers and inventors.
- John Paul,born 1920, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1975–2010.
- Net·tie Marie [net-ee] /ˈnɛt i/, 1861–1912, U.S. cytogeneticist.
- Thaddeus,1792–1868, U.S. abolitionist and political leader.
- Wallace,1879–1955, U.S. poet.
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- Thaddeus (ˈθædɪəs). 1792–1868, US Radical Republican politician. An opponent of slavery, he supported Reconstruction and entered the resolution calling for the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson
- Wallace. 1879–1955, US poet, whose books include the collections Harmonium (1923), The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937), and Transport to Summer (1947)
- American biologist who identified the role of X and Y chromosomes in determining the sex of an organism. Stevens studied the chromosomes of mealworm beetles, first establishing that chromosomes are inherited in pairs. She later showed that eggs fertilized by X-carrying sperm produced female offspring, while Y-carrying sperm produced male offspring. She extended this work to studies of sex determination in various plants and insects.
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