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Famous People with Name Glen

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Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Glen Campbell.

Glen Campbell (born April 22, 1936) is a Grammy Award, Dove Award winning, and two time nominated Golden Globe Award American country pop singer and guitarist and occasional actor.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Glenn Miller

Alton Glenn Miller (March 1, 1904–presumably December 15, 1944), was an American jazz musician and band leader in the swing era. He was one of the best-selling recording artists from 1939 to 1942, leading one of the best known "Big Bands".

While travelling to entertain U.S. troops in France during World War II, Miller's plane disappeared in bad weather. His body was never found.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Glenn Gould

Glenn Herbert Gould(September 25, 1932 – October 4, 1982) was a Canadian pianist, noted especially for his recordings of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach, his remarkable technical proficiency, and his eccentric piano technique and personality. He was one of the most well-known and most celebrated pianists of the twentieth century. He gave up concert performances in 1964, dedicating himself to the recording studio for the rest of his career, and performances for television and radio, as well as non-musical radio documentaries and other projects.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Glen Murray

Glen Murray (born October 27, 1957) is a politician who was formerly the mayor of Winnipeg, Manitoba. He was the first openly gay mayor in a large North American city.

Glen as First Name

Glen Anthony Rice     Glen Anthony Rice        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Glen Anthony Rice: is a retired American basketball player in the NBA. Rice was a three-time NBA All-Star guard/forward well known for his pinpoint shooting accuracy, ranking 4th in NBA history with 1,559 three-point field goals made during his 15-year career. Rice has been a player on both a team that won an NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship and a team that won an NBA Championship

Glen Glenn Roberts     Glen Glenn Roberts        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Glen Glenn Roberts: was a National Basketball League player. In college basketball, Roberts was the first player to put the "jump shot" to practical use.Glen Roberts’ Pound, Virginia high school did not field a basketball team his first two high school years. Roberts’ team won the state championship his junior and senior years (1930 & 31). The team record for 1930 was 28 wins and 2 two losses with 1931 being 35 wins and 0 losses. Roberts was designated captain of the All-State team both years. Roberts played varsity ball 4 years (1931-35) at Emory & Henry College scoring 2,013 points in 104 games for a per game average of 19.4 points in an era when team scores were seldom over 30 or 35 points per game. His scoring was a new record for that time and still stands for play prior to the 1937 revision of the center-jump rule which called for walking the ball back to the center-line after every basket made and with the clock still running. (It’s been estimated that this used up 8 to 10 minutes per game.) Roberts scored 1,531 points against college opposition in 80 games and 482 points against pro and semi-pro teams in 24 games. Emory and Henry’s overall team record was 90 wins and 14 losses. His scoring total and per-game average was featured in Ripleys’ "Believe it or Not" in 1936.

Glen A. Hanlon     Glen A. Hanlon        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Glen A. Hanlon: Hanlon was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks in the 1977 NHL Entry Draft, in the third round (40th overall pick). He has played for the Vancouver Canucks, St. Louis Blues, New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings. He has also played in the WCHL, Central Hockey League, AHL and IHL. He was an assistant coach for the Canucks and Washington Capitals and head coach of the Portland Pirates. In 1978, he won the Central Hockey League's Rookie of the Year.

Glen Edward Buxton     Glen Edward Buxton        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Glen Edward Buxton: was a U.S. musician, and guitarist for the original Alice Cooper band. He was born in Akron, Ohio.In 1964, while attending Cortez High School in Phoenix, Arizona, Buxton made his debut in a rock band called The Earwigs, comprised of high school students Dennis Dunaway and Vincent Furnier.

Glen Johnson     Glen Johnson        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Glen Johnson: a former Canadian soccer international and prominent player of the original Vancouver Whitecaps of the NASL.A Vancouver native, Johnson was Whitecap's general manager Denny Veitch's first signing for the team's inaugural season, 1974. Johnson had been with West Bromwich Albion, where he played just 4 league games before suffering a knee injury. He had been spotted by W.B.A. manager Alan Ashman during an Albion tour of Canada in 1969. Johnson was selected for the B.C. all-stars after beginning the season netting 6 goals in one game for the Vancouver Spartans, Johnson's club in the Western Canada Soccer League.

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Glen as Last Name

James Allison Glen     James Allison Glen       Origin/Culture/Country: American

James Allison Glen: was a Canadian parliamentarian and Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons from 1940 to 1945. Glen was first elected to the Canadian House of Commons in the 1926 election as a Liberal-Progressive at a time when Manitoba Progressives, including the Manitoba Progressive Party provincial government, had decided to align with the Liberals in order to increase their influence. Glen remained a Liberal-Progressive in name until the 1945 election when he ran as a Liberal—immediately prior to the 1945 election, Mackenzie King appointed Glen to the Canadian Cabinet as Minister of Mines and Resources. In practice, however, he and his fellow Liberal-Progressives were Liberals in every respect.

Francis Wayland Glen     Francis Wayland Glen       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Francis Wayland Glen: was a manufacturer and political figure in Ontario, Canada. He represented Ontario South in the Canadian House of Commons from 1878 to 1887 as a Liberal member.

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