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Wikipedia Emma Abbott (December 9, 1850 ? January 5, 1891) was an American operatic soprano and impresario known for her pure, clear voice of great flexibility and volume.
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Wikipedia George Francis Abbott (June 25, 1887 ? January 31, 1995) was an American theater producer and director, playwright, screenwriter, and film director and producer whose career spanned more than seven decades.
Wikipedia William Alexander ?Bud? Abbott (October 2, 1895 ? April 24, 1974) was an American actor, producer and comedian.
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Wikipedia The Honourable James "Jim" Abbott, PC, MP (born August 18, 1942 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Conservative member of Canada's House of Commons.
Wikipedia Berenice Abbott (July 17, 1898 ? December 9, 1991), born Bernice Abbott, was an American photographer best known for her black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930s.
Wikipedia Joseph Carter Abbott (July 15, 1825 ? October 8, 1881) was a Union general during the American Civil War and a Republican United States Senator from the state of North Carolina between 1868 and 1871.
Wikipedia Amos Abbott (September 10, 1786, Andover, Massachusetts ? November 2, 1868, Andover, Massachusetts) was a United States Congressman from Massachusetts.
Wikipedia Josiah Gardner Abbott (November 1, 1814 ? June 2, 1891) was an American politician who served in the Massachusetts General Court and as a member of the United States House of Representatives from Massachusetts.
Wikipedia Nehemiah Abbott (March 29, 1804 ? July 26, 1877) was a United States Representative from Maine.
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Wikipedia Lafayette "Faye" Abbott (August 16, 1895 ? January 1965) was an American football player for the Dayton Triangles from 1921-1929.
Wikipedia Vincent Steven Abbott (born May 31, 1958) was an American football player.
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Wikipedia Major-General Augustus Abbott (7 January 1804 ? 25 February 1867) was an army officer in the British East India Company.
Wikipedia Eric Symes Abbott KCVO (26 May 1906 ? 6 June 1983) was an English clergyman, and Dean of Westminster.
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Wikipedia Gorham Dummer Abbott (September 3, 1807 ? August 3, 1874) was an American clergyman, educator, and author.
Wikipedia Benjamin Abbott (1732 ? August 14, 1796) was an evangelist who successfully converted much of southern New Jersey to Methodism.
Wikipedia Benjamin Vaughan Abbott (June 4, 1830 ? February 17, 1890) was an American lawyer and author noted for his efforts in drawing up the New York penal code.
Wikipedia Kurt Thomas Abbott (born June 2, 1969 in Zanesville, Ohio) is a former Major League Baseball player who played primarily as a shortstop from -.
Wikipedia Edville Gerhardt Abbott (1871 ? 1938) was an American orthop?dic surgeon.
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Wikipedia William Hawkins Abbott (October 27, 1819 ? January 8, 1901) was a noted producer of petroleum who also built the first oil refinery.
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Wikipedia Austin Abbott (December 18, 1831 ? April 19, 1896) was a lawyer and academic.
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Wikipedia Edwin Milton Abbott (June 4, 1877 ? November 8, 1940) was an American lawyer and poet, born in Philadelphia and educated at the Central High School there and the University of Pennsylvania.
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Wikipedia Sir Frederick Abbott CB (13 June 1805 ? 4 November 1892) was an English army officer of the East India Company.
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Wikipedia Alan Wesley Abbott (born November 15, 1926) was an English cricketer.
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Wikipedia Percy Phipps Abbott CMG (14 May 1869 ? 9 September 1940) was an Australian soldier, politician and solicitor.
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Wikipedia Charles Abbott (born 10 June 1939) is a former Australian rules footballer who played with Hawthorn.
Wikipedia Elenore Abbott (1875 ? 1935) was an American book illustrator, scenic designer, and artist.
Wikipedia Felicity Abbott is a production designer in the film and television industry.
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Wikipedia Spencer Arthur Abbott (August 27, 1877 in Chicago, Illinois, USA - December 18, 1951 in Washington, DC, USA) was a long-time minor league baseball player and manager, as well as a minor league umpire and major league coach and scout.
Wikipedia Mary Abbott (born 1921) is an American painter.