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Some Famous People with the surname of Atwater

Wikipedia Stephen Dennis "Assassin" Atwater (born October 28, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois) is a former American football player who spent most of his career playing free safety for the Denver Broncos of the NFL.
Wikipedia John Wilbur Atwater (27 December 1840 ? 4 July 1910) was a U.
Wikipedia Caleb Atwater (December 25, 1778 ? March 13, 1867) was an American archaeologist, historian, and politician whose career is associated with the state of Ohio.
Wikipedia Barry Atwater (born in Denver, Colorado on 16 May 1918, died in Los Angeles, California on 24 May 1978) was an American character actor who appeared frequently on TV from the 1950s into the 1970s.
Wikipedia Jeremiah Atwater (1773?1858) was notable as an educator, minister, and college president.
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Wikipedia Edwin Atwater (September 14, 1808 in Williston, Vermont ? June 18, 1874 in Montreal) was a Canadian businessperson, corporate director and municipal politician in Montreal.
Wikipedia Jeffrey "Jeff" Atwater is a Republican member of the Florida Senate, representing the 25th District since 2003.
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Wikipedia Darren Atwater is the founding publisher of "Terminal City" and "Only" in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Wikipedia Richard Mead Atwater, Sr.
Wikipedia Montgomery Meigs "Monty" Atwater (1904?1976) was an American avalanche researcher, forester, skier, and author.
Wikipedia Helen Woodard Atwater (29 May 1876 ? 26 June 1947) was an American author, Home Economics specialist and the first full-time editor of the "Journal of Home Economics".
Wikipedia Dorence Atwater (February 3, 1845 ? November 28, 1910) was a Union Army soldier, merchant, entrepreneur, and United States Consul to Tahiti.

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