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Skeat, Walter William

(Encyclopedia) Skeat, Walter William, 1835–1912, English scholar and philologist. Skeat took holy orders in 1860, but illness cut short his church career. At Cambridge he served as a…

Tazewell, Littleton Walter

(Encyclopedia) Tazewell, Littleton Walter tăz´wəl [key], 1774–1860, American politcal leader, b. Williamsburg, Va., grad. College of William and Mary, 1792. He was admitted (1796) to…

Crane, Walter

(Encyclopedia) Crane, Walter, 1845–1915, English designer, illustrator, and painter. As a painter he is grouped with the later Pre-Raphaelites, but he is better known for his…

Brattain, Walter Houser

(Encyclopedia) Brattain, Walter Houser, 1902–87, American physicist, b. Xiamen, China, Ph.D. Univ. of Minnesota, 1929. He was a researcher at Bell Laboratories in Murray Hill, N.J. from…

Walter, Thomas Ustick

(Encyclopedia) Walter, Thomas Ustick, 1804–87, American architect, b. Philadelphia. In 1819 he entered the office of William Strickland in Philadelphia as a student. In 1830 he began…

Walter, Hubert

(Encyclopedia) Walter, Hubert, d. 1205, English archbishop and statesman. He was clerk to his uncle, Ranulf de Glanvill, and in 1186 he was made dean of York. In 1189 he was appointed…

Dickinson, Edwin Walter

(Encyclopedia) Dickinson, Edwin Walter, 1891–1978, American painter, b. Seneca Falls, N.Y. He studied in New York City with William Merritt Chase , and spent most of his life on…

Pater, Walter Horatio

(Encyclopedia) Pater, Walter Horatio pā´tər [key], 1839–94, English essayist and critic. In 1864 he was elected a fellow of Brasenose College, Oxford, and he subsequently led an…

Hell, Stefan Walter

(Encyclopedia) Hell, Stefan Walter, 1962–, German physicist, Ph.D. Heidelberg Univ., 1990. Hell worked at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg (1991–93) and at the…

King Walter

Career PBA Tour money leader Walter Ray Williams Jr. continued to shine in 1998 with another monster year.PBA Tour He was the PBA Player of the Year in 1996 and 1997. He had 24 titles to his…