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The Strangest Names In American Political History : The Strangest Names In Australian Political History?

The Strangest Names In American Political History : The Strangest Names In Australian Political History? | Name News | Scoop.it
Cornthwaite Hector William James Rason.   Last year's back-to-back posting of oddly named British and Canadian political figures proved t
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Redfield Clipper Mills (1891-1965)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Redfield Clipper Mills (1891-1965) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Cedar Rapids Gazette, March 9, 1948.   Iowa makes its first appearance on the site for 2021 with Redfield Clipper Mills, who wa
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About Names: 2020 Name of the Year no surprise given dominance of politics, pandemic

About Names: 2020 Name of the Year no surprise given dominance of politics, pandemic | Name News | Scoop.it
Dr. Cleveland Evans writes about names for the Omaha World-Herald. In his January 31st column, he reviews the ANS Names of the Year.

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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Sancho Sanders (?--?)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Sancho Sanders (?--?) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the composite of radical members of the South Carolina legislature, 1868.    Sancho Sanders was, like Syfax Milton, a freedman wh
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Syfax Milton (?--1910)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Syfax Milton (?--1910) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Watchman and Southron, January 29, 1910.   A Reconstruction-era black legislator from South Carolina, Syfax Milton served thre
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Eristus Sams (1913-1990)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Eristus Sams (1913-1990) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from Ebony Magazine, November 1975.   February is Black History Month and with that comes a month-long theme of curiously name
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Iden Salathiel Romig (1865-1947)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Iden Salathiel Romig (1865-1947) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait from the South Bend Tribune, March 3, 1947.   The Strangest Names In American Political History makes its first stop in Indian
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Aladar Hugo Hamborsky (1892-1954)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Aladar Hugo Hamborsky (1892-1954) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the South Bend Tribune, October 31, 1926.   The first native Hungarian to be profiled here on the site, Aladar Hugo Hamborsky settle
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Kenelm Lawrence Shirk Sr. (1894-1956)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Kenelm Lawrence Shirk Sr. (1894-1956) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Lancaster New Era, June 13, 1942.   At the same time as Menno Brubaker Rohrer's service as Burgess of Lititz in Lancaster County
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Clothier Hathaway Vaughn (1834-1906)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Clothier Hathaway Vaughn (1834-1906) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Brooklyn Times Union, January 30, 1906.    The inaugural posting for 2021 takes us to Long Island, New York, and Clothier Hathawa
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Zoid Zephyr Morgan (1887-1966), Zoyd Martin Flaler (1904-1999)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Zoid Zephyr Morgan (1887-1966), Zoyd Martin Flaler (1904-1999) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Akron Beacon Herald, March 5, 1966.    Sporting what can only be described as a very space-age sounding name, Zoid Zephyr Morga
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Tolla Burr Mateer (1872-1950)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Tolla Burr Mateer (1872-1950) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Bucyrus Telegraph-Forum, July 26, 1924.   Tolla Burr Mateer was a longtime attorney residing in Mt. Gilead, Ohio who served thre
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Ordello Luce Doty (1856-1921)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Ordello Luce Doty (1856-1921) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the  1895 Souvenir Program of the Second Internation Conference of the Epworth League.   A number of 19th-century parents had th
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Zearl Verlin Hallcock (1896-1976)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Zearl Verlin Hallcock (1896-1976) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Red Oak Express, June 13, 1962.    A longtime farmer in Mongomery County, Iowa, Zearl Verlin Hallcock served several terms a
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Azor Ruggles Mills (1827-1901)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Azor Ruggles Mills (1827-1901) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Jefferson Bee, October 26, 1954.   A prominent 19th century resident of Greene County, Iowa, Azor Ruggles Mills was a transplan
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Blackstone Waterhouse (ca. 1844--?)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Blackstone Waterhouse (ca. 1844--?) | Name News | Scoop.it
Portrait courtesy of the Arkansas state archives.    An early African American legislator from Arkansas, Blackstone Waterhouse represente
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Monday Floyd (ca. 1803--?)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Monday Floyd (ca. 1803--?) | Name News | Scoop.it
                                                                                                           From the Georgia Officia
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The Names that Do—and Don't—Hold Power in Washington

The Names that Do—and Don't—Hold Power in Washington | Name News | Scoop.it
The Brady Bunch? In. Dave and Jen? Out. Oh, and women? Yeah, they're still out too.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Gibbons Gray Cornwell Jr. (1902-1986)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Gibbons Gray Cornwell Jr. (1902-1986) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Philadelphia Inquirer, July 12, 1959.   From Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, we journey to Chester County to examine the life o
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Amorine Montgomery Wilson (1882-1966)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Amorine Montgomery Wilson (1882-1966) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Sullivan County Times, October 29, 1948.    Featured on this site's Facebook page back on May 28, 2019, Amorine Montgomery Wilso
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Menno Brubaker Rohrer (1910-1993), Menno Wissler Hess (1874-1950)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Menno Brubaker Rohrer (1910-1993), Menno Wissler Hess (1874-1950) | Name News | Scoop.it
From the Lancaster New Era, November 5, 1941.   From New York, we journey to Pennsylvania to examine the lives of two men named Menno, bot
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Brockholst Ludlow Carroll (1847-1905)

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Portrait from the History of the Rockaways from the Year 1685-1917.   Following on the heels of Sag Harbor's Clothier Hathaway Vaughn
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Warrington Karthaus Lavake Warwick (1862-1897)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Warrington Karthaus Lavake Warwick (1862-1897) | Name News | Scoop.it
In a small amount of positivity in an otherwise uncertain year comes the unveiling of our 2020 Strangest Name of The Year. Since 2013 the final article of the year is devoted to an especially odd named figure, and Massillon, Ohio's own Warrington Karthaus Lavake Warwick is this year's honoree.
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The Strangest Names In American Political History : Ceralvo Giddings McMillen (1846-1922)

The Strangest Names In American Political History : Ceralvo Giddings McMillen (1846-1922) | Name News | Scoop.it
From The Hotel World, May 13, 1922.   One of the more exotically named mayors of a major Ohio city, Ceralvo Giddings McMillen served tw
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