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Famous People with Name Granville

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Granville Wilbur Hamner     Granville Wilbur Hamner        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Granville Wilbur Hamner: (April 26, 1927 in Richmond, Virginia - September 12, 1993 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) was an American shortstop and second baseman in Major League Baseball. Hamner was one of the key players on the "Whiz Kids," the 1950 National League champion Philadelphia Phillies.

Granville Stephen Waiters     Granville Stephen Waiters        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Granville Stephen Waiters: is a retired American professional basketball player.At ft 6 in (2.11 m) and 225 lb (102 kg), Waiters played center for Ohio State University's men's basketball team and was drafted by the Portland Trail Blazers in the second round of the 1983 NBA Draft. The Blazers sold their draft rights to the Indiana Pacers, and Waiters spent his first two seasons in Indiana. He then played for the Houston Rockets and Chicago Bulls until leaving the NBA for Europe in 1988. Waiters averaged 2.2 points and 2.4 rebounds over the course of his NBA career.

Granville Oral Roberts     Granville Oral Roberts        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Granville Oral Roberts: is an American neo-Pentecostal televangelist and is also a leader in the charismatic movement.After leaving high school, Roberts furthered his education, and studied for two years at both Oklahoma Baptist University, and Phillips University. In 1938, he married a preacher's daughter, Evelyn Lutman Fahnestock. Their marriage lasted 66 years until her death on May 4, 2005. During their life together, they expanded his ministry from preaching in tents to preaching on the radio. Roberts became one of the forerunners on television and attracted a vast viewership. Furthermore, he has written several books, such as Miracle of Seed-Faith and three autobiographies:, Expect a Miracle, Oral Roberts: Life Story, and The Call.

Granville T. Woods     Granville T. Woods        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Granville T. Woods: was an African American inventor. He was born in Columbus, Ohio and died in New York.Granville T. Woods literally learned his skills on the job. Attending school in Columbus until age 10 when he then went to work with his father in a machine shop that made speed equipment for carriages and repaired railroad equipment and machinery[1]. Woods studied other machine workers in different pieces of equipment and was said to have paid workers to teach him electrical concepts.

Granville Stanley Hall     Granville Stanley Hall        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Granville Stanley Hall: was a pioneering American psychologist and educator. His interests focused on childhood development and evolutionary theory. Hall was the first president of the American Psychological Association and the first president of Clark University.He began his career by teaching English and philosophy at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. In 1882 (until 1888), he was appointed as a Professor of Psychology and Pedagogics at Johns Hopkins University, and began what is considered to be the first American psychology laboratory.[1] There, Hall objected vehemently to the emphasis on teaching traditional subjects, e.g., Latin, mathematics, science and history, in high school, arguing instead that high school should focus more on the education of adolescents than on preparing students for college.

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Danny Granville     Danny Granville       Origin/Culture/Country: British

Danny Granville: is an English footballer currently with Leyton Orient. He signed for Leyton Orient on 4th June 2008 having been released from Colchester United on 7th May 2008. He plays as a left back.

Arthur Granville     Arthur Granville       Origin/Culture/Country: Welsh

Arthur Granville: was a Welsh professional footballer.Granville joined Cardiff City in 1934 from amateur side Porth United and, after a slow start, managed to establish himself in the side. He scored six league goals durng his time at the club, all of which came from the penalty spot. Following the outbreak of World War II he stayd at Ninian Park to help coach the numerous youngsters and at the end of the war in 1946 he decided not to return to playing football and subsequentley retired, instead becoming involved in coaching local amateurs.

Laura Granville     Laura Granville       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Laura Granville: is an American tennis player. During the two years she spent at Stanford University, she set the record for most consecutive singles victories with 58. As of 14 July2008, she is number 222 in the world.

Ralph Granville     Ralph Granville       Origin/Culture/Country: Scottish

Ralph Granville: is a former Scottish footballer.He won the 1955 Scottish Cup with Clyde, before having spells with Nottingham Forest and Gateshead.

John Granville     John Granville       Origin/Culture/Country: Jamaican

John Granville: is a retired professional football goalkeeper. from Trinidad & Tobago. In 1978, he played for the Southern California Lazers in the American Soccer League. He led the league in goalkeeping with a 0.79 goals against average. In 1979, he played for the Cle

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