- Charles Tyson,1837–1905, U.S. financier and mass-transit magnate.
- Robert Mearns [murnz] /mɜrnz/, 1876–1956, U.S. psychologist and psychobiologist: pioneered in studies of the great apes.
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Examples from the Web for yerkes
When Yerkes was travelling he spoke in a representative capacity.
Yerkes, with a smile, and a wink to the bystanders, retired triumphant on his prey.
"All to speak of, my lady," said Yerkes, nimbly retreating to his den.
But the conversation was interrupted by a reproachful appeal from Yerkes.
We told you about the great Yerkes telescope some little while ago.