- Sir George Hubert,1888–1958, Australian Antarctic explorer, aviator, and aerial navigator.
- Mary Eleanor. Mary E(leanor Wilkins) Freeman.
- Maurice Hugh Frederick,1916–2004, English biophysicist born in New Zealand: Nobel Prize in medicine 1962.
- Roy,1901–81, U.S. journalist and civil-rights leader: executive secretary of the NAACP, 1955–77.
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This reporter knocked at the Wilkins home on Tuesday morning but received neither an answer nor the business end of a shotgun.The 7-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor’s Brutal Journey Through the Woods
January 7, 2015
The Benton and Wilkins families have both been visited by this devil, both have suffered the worst tragedies.
Benton entered rehab right after Wilkins died but has said on his Facebook page that he has been living in Mexico City.
Which means that Benton, while still not a suspect, is not entirely off the hook in the Wilkins investigation.
I did this in an effort to get some much-needed answers for the Wilkins family.
Mrs. Wilkins, of all the aggravating women I ever came across, you are the worst.The Universal Reciter
The name was commonplace, Wilkins, but was prefixed by the more unusual Feodor.
Mr. Wilkins gave a little laugh, for he read the faces of his companions.
Don't tell me it's Mrs. Wilkins, without even a pincushion prepared.'Shawl-Straps
Louisa M. Alcott
Poor Captain Wilkins of the Seaflower and his crew were among the latter.The Shellback's Progress
- Sir George Hubert. 1888–1958, Australian polar explorer and aviator
- Maurice Hugh Frederick. 1916–2004, British biochemist, born in New Zealand. With Crick and Watson, he shared the Nobel prize 1962 for his work on the structure of DNA
Wilkins(wĭl′kĭnz)Maurice Hugh Frederick 1916-2004
- British biophysicist. He shared a 1962 Nobel Prize for his contributions to the determination of the structure of DNA.
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- British biophysicist who contributed to the discovery of the structure of DNA. He worked with Rosalind Franklin to produce x-ray studies of DNA that helped Francis Crick and James Watson establish its structure as a double helix. For this work Wilkins shared with Crick and Watson the 1962 Nobel Prize for physiology or medicine.
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