william almon wheeler


[hwee-ler, wee-]
Burton Kendall, 1882–1975, U.S. political leader.
Joseph, 1836–1906, U.S. Confederate officer and political leader.
William Almon [al-muhn, awl-] , 1819–1887, vice president of the U.S. 1877–81.
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wheeler (ˈwiːlə)
1.  Also called: wheel horse a horse or other draught animal nearest the wheel
2.  (in combination) something equipped with a specified sort or number of wheels: a three-wheeler
3.  a person or thing that wheels

Wheeler (ˈwiːlə)
1.  John Archibald. born 1911, US physicist, noted for his work on nuclear fission and the development (1949--51) of the hydrogen bomb, also for his work on unified field theory
2.  Sir (Robert Eric) Mortimer. 1890--1976, Scottish archaeologist, who did much to increase public interest in archaeology. He is noted esp for his excavations at Mohenjo-Daro and Harappa in the Indus Valley and at Maiden Castle in Dorset

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william almon wheeler

19th vice president of the United States (1877-81) who, with Republican President Rutherford B. Hayes, took office by the decision of an Electoral Commission appointed to rule on contested electoral ballots in the 1876 election

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