Famous People with Name Maxwell

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Famous People with Name Maxwell

Maxwell as First Name

Maxwell Davenport Taylor     Maxwell Davenport Taylor       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Maxwell Davenport Taylor: was an American soldier and diplomat of the mid-20th century.Taylor's rise to the highest echelons of U.S. government began under the tutelage of General Matthew B. Ridgway in the US Army's 82nd Airborne Division when Ridgway commanded the division in the early part of World War II. In 1943, Taylor's diplomatic and language skills resulted in his secret mission to Rome to coordinate an 82nd air drop with Italian forces. General Eisenhower would later say that "the risks he ran were greater than I asked any other agent or emissary to take during the war." Hundreds of miles behind the front lines of battle, Taylor was forced by rules of engagement to wear his American military uniform, so that if captured he could not be shot as a spy. He met with the new Italian Prime Minister, Marshal Pietro Badoglio.

Maxwell Lemuel Roach     Maxwell Lemuel Roach       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Maxwell Lemuel Roach: was an American jazz percussionist, drummer, and composer.A pioneer of bebop, Roach went on to work in many other styles of music, and is generally considered one of the most important drummers in history. He worked with many of the greatest jazz musicians, including Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins and Clifford Brown.

Maxwell Dixon     Maxwell Dixon       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Maxwell Dixon: the group soon disbanded, and Puba emerged as the lead emcee of Brand Nubian. After their innovative and versatile debut album One For All (1990)—covering areas from reggae-influenced hip hop music to new jack swing—Puba left the group after disputes with

Maxwell James Russell     Maxwell James Russell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Maxwell James Russell: is an educator and former political figure in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. He represented Lewisporte in the Newfoundland and Labrador House of Assembly from 1971 to 1975 and from 1982 to 1989 as a Progressive Conservative. He was defeated when he ran for reelection to the House of Assembly in 1975. From 1977 to 1982, he was personnel manager for the Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation. Russell was speaker for the House of Assembly from 1972 to 1975 and from 1982 to 1985. He served in the provincial cabinet as Minister of Consumer Affairs and Communications and as Minister of the Environment. Russell retired from politics in 1989.

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Maxwell as Last Name

Charles Richard Maxwell     Charles Richard Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Charles Richard Maxwell: (born April 8, 1927 in Lawton, Michigan), nicknamed "Smokey," "Paw Paw," and "Sunday Charlie," is a former Major League Baseball player

Jason Maxwell     Jason Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Jason Maxwell: (March 26, 1972 in Lewisburg, Tennessee) is a former professional baseball player.

Justin A. Maxwell     Justin A. Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Justin A. Maxwell: (born November 6, 1983 in Olney, Maryland) is a Major League Baseball outfielder, who currently plays for the Washington Nationals.

Cedric Bryan Maxwell     Cedric Bryan Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Cedric Bryan Maxwell: is a retired American professional basketball player now in radio broadcasting. Nicknamed "Cornbread", he played 11 seasons in the NBA, and played a key role in two championships with the Boston Celtics.

Vernon Maxwell     Vernon Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Vernon Maxwell: is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1988-2001, with his longest tenure being with the Houston Rockets. Aside from his basketball achievements, he was notorious for his erratic public behavior and run-ins with the law, and was arrested eight times in ten years. The nickname "Mad Max" was bestowed upon Maxwell by color commentators for his clutch three-point shooting, which reached its pinnacle in the deciding game of the 1994 NBA Finals between Houston and New York. Maxwell is among a handful of players to amass 30 points in a single quarter, accomplishing that feat en route to a 51-point outing January 26, 1991, against Cleveland.

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