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

Lois Maxwell     Lois Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Lois Maxwell: was a Canadian actress, known for originating the role of Miss Moneypenny in the James Bond franchise, which she played for fourteen films.Travelling to Hollywood at the age of twenty, she quickly found work and soon won the Golden Globe Award for New Star Of The Year - Actress for her role in the Shirley Temple comedy That Hagen Girl,[2] as well as participating in a 1949 Life Magazine photo layout in which she posed with another up-and-coming actress named Marilyn Monroe. It was at this time that she changed her surname to Maxwell, a name she borrowed from a ballet dancer friend. The rest of her family also adopted the name Maxwell.[3]

Charmayne Maxwell     Charmayne Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Charmayne Maxwell: an American musician best known for her work with Grammy nominated band Brownstone and her 2000 solo single "When I Look into Your eyes".She then moved to London to pursue her solo career in which she signed with Mercury Records in 2000 Releasing her debu

John Alan Maxwell     John Alan Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

John Alan Maxwell: was an American artist known primarily for his book and magazine illustrations, as well as historical paintings. He also was an illustrator for many commercial publications, including Collier's Weekly, The Saturday Evening Post, The Golden Book Magazine,

Don Maxwell     Don Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Don Maxwell: is a Canadian cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman, and a right arm fast-medium bowler. Maxwell made his debut for Canada on 14 February 1994 against Namibia in the 1994 ICC Trophy. He has played in three ICC Trophy tournaments for Canada in all. Maxwe

Sam Maxwell     Sam Maxwell       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Sam Maxwell: was a weightlifter for the United States. His coaches were John Thrush and himself.

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