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Some Famous People with the surname of Bickford

Wikipedia Vernon Edgell Bickford (August 17, 1920 ? May 6, 1960) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played with the Braves in Boston (1948-52) and Milwaukee (1953), and for the Baltimore Orioles (1954).
Wikipedia William Bickford (1774?1834) was born in Ashburton, Devon, England, and moved to first Truro and then Tuckingmill in Cornwall, where he worked as a currier.
Wikipedia Matthew Bickford (1839 ? 1918) received the Medal of Honor for his actions during the American Civil War.
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Wikipedia "For the American animator with the same name see Bruce Bickford"Bruce Emery Bickford (born March 12, 1957 in East Benton, Maine) is a retired long-distance runner from the United States.