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W Mitchell

W. Mitchell was an English footballer who played in The Football League for Blackburn Rovers.

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W. Allen Wallis

Wilson Allen Wallis was an American economist and statistician best known for serving as president of the University of Rochester. The Kruskal Wallis one-way analysis of variance is named after him and William Kruskal.

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W. Alton Jones

W. Alton Jones, who served as president of the oil and gas conglomerate Cities Service Company, was an influential industrialist, philanthropist, and close personal friend of United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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W. Arthur Porter

W. Arthur Skip Porter, Ph.D., is an American educator and businessman from Texas. He is previously served as the Oklahoma Secretary of Science and Technology under Governor of Oklahoma Frank Keating, having serving in that position from 1999 to 2003.

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W. Averell Harriman

William Averell Harriman was an American Democratic Party politician, businessman, and diplomat. He was the son of railroad baron E. H. Harriman. He served as Secretary of Commerce under President Harry S. Truman and later as the 48th Governor of New York.

Type: PoliticianNationality: American

W. C. Fields

William Claude Dukenfield, better known as W. C. Fields, was an American comedian, actor, juggler and writer. Fields was known for his comic persona as a misanthropic and hard-drinking egotist who remained a sympathetic character despite his snarling contempt for dogs, children and women.

Type: Comedian, actor, juggler, writerNationality: American

W. C. Handy

William Christopher Handy was a blues composer and musician. He was widely known as the Father of the Blues.

Type: Composer, songwriter, musician, bandleader, authorNationality:

W. C. Sellar

1066 and All That: A Memorable History of England, comprising all the parts you can remember, including 103 Good Things, 5 Bad Kings and 2 Genuine Dates is a tongue-in-cheek reworking of the history of England. Written by W. C. Sellar and R. J. Yeatman and illustrated by John Reynolds, it first appeared serially in Punch magazine, and was published in book form by Methuen & Co. Ltd. in 1930.

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W. Clement Stone

William Clement Stone was a businessman, philanthropist and New Thought self-help book author.

Type: BusinessmanNationality: American

W. D. Richter

W. D. Richter is a screenwriter and film director and producer. He is best known for adapting Invasion of the Body Snatchers, directing The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension and co-writing Big Trouble in Little China.

Type: Writer, producer, screenwriterNationality: American

W. Daniel Hillis

William Daniel "Danny" Hillis (born September 25, 1956) is an American inventor, entrepreneur, scientist, and writer who is particularly known for his work in computer science. He is best known as the founder of Thinking Machines Corporation, a parallel supercomputer manufacturer, and subsequently was a fellow at Walt Disney Imagineering. More recently, Hillis co-founded Applied Minds, the technology R&D think-tank.Currently, he is co-founder of Applied Invention, an interdisciplinary group of engineers, scientists, and artists that develops technology solutions in partnership with leading companies and entrepreneurs.Hillis is Visiting Professor at the MIT Media Lab, Judge Widney Professor of Engineering and Medicine at the University of Southern California, Professor of Research Medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, and Research Professor of Engineering at the USC Viterbi School of Engineering. He is the Principal Investigator of the National Cancer Institutes's Physical Sciences in Oncology Laboratory at USC.

Type: writer,engineer,computer scientist,entrepreneur,inventorNationality: United States of America

W. E. Aytoun

William Edmondstoune Aytoun FRSE was a Scottish lawyer and poet.

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W. E. B. Du Bois

William Edward Burghardt W. E. B. Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author and editor. Born in western Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a tolerant community and experienced little racism as a child.

Type: WriterNationality: American

W. E. B. Griffin

William Edmund Butterworth III (born November 10, 1929), better known by his pen name W. E. B. Griffin, is a writer of military and detective fiction with 38 novels in six series published under that name. He has also published under 11 other pseudonyms and three versions of his real name (W. E. Butterworth, William E. Butterworth, and most recently William E. Butterworth III).

Type: writer,novelistNationality: United States of America