|1.||Elias. 1819--67, US inventor of the sewing machine (1846)|
|2.||Gordon, known as Gordie. born 1928, US ice-hockey player, who scored a record 1071 goals in a professional career lasting 32 years.|
|3.||Howe of Aberavon, Baron, title of (Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe. born 1926, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1979--83); foreign secretary (1983--89); deputy prime minister (1989--90)|
|4.||Richard, 4th Viscount Howe. 1726--99, British admiral: served (1776--78) in the War of American Independence and commanded the Channel fleet against France, winning the Battle of the Glorious First of June (1794)|
|5.||his brother, William, 5th Viscount Howe. 1729--1814, British general; commander in chief (1776--78) of British forces in the War of American Independence|
edgar watson howe
American editor, novelist, and essayist known for his iconoclasm and pessimism.
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