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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How to use Yerkes in a sentence
Mr. Yerkes, an American millionaire, generously undertook to provide the cost of this observatory.
Mr. Yerkes, of Chicago, was a speculator who made millions in the street-car system.Dollars and Sense | Col. Wm. C. Hunter
But this freak is a very educable creature, as Professor Yerkes has shown.The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) | J. Arthur Thomson
Three rooms of the laboratory are reserved for psychological experiments on animals, under the special charge of Dr. Yerkes.Harvard Psychological Studies, Volume 1 | Various
It has now two—the Paris 50-inch refractor and the Yerkes 5-foot reflector.A Popular History of Astronomy During the Nineteenth Century | Agnes M. (Agnes Mary) Clerke