Famous People with Name Thornton

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Famous People with Name Thornton

Thornton as First Name

Thornton John Kipper     Thornton John Kipper       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Thornton John Kipper: (September 27, 1928 - March 29, 2006) was a pitcher in Major League Baseball who played from 1953 through 1955 for the Philadelphia Phillies. Listed at 6' 3", 190 lb., Kipper batted and threw right-handed.

Thornton Starr Lee     Thornton Starr Lee       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Thornton Starr Lee: (September 13, 1906 - June 9, 1997), also nicknamed "Lefty", was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians (1933-36), Chicago White Sox (1937-47) and New York Giants (1948)

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Thornton as Last Name

Joseph Eric Thornton     Joseph Eric Thornton       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Joseph Eric Thornton: is a professional ice hockey centre and an alternate captain for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League. He was drafted by and played seven seasons for the Boston Bruins before being traded to San Jose. His on-ice vision, strength on the puck, deft passing ability, and power forward style of play have led to him becoming one of the league's premier top line centres

John Wingate Thornton     John Wingate Thornton       Origin/Culture/Country: American

John Wingate Thornton: was a United States lawyer, historian, antiquarian, book collector and author.While studying to become a lawyer, he worked for his uncle, John Fairfield and graduated from Harvard in 1840 with an LL.B. He was awarded an honorary degree of A. M. from Bowdo

Kathryn Ryan Cordell Thornton     Kathryn Ryan Cordell Thornton       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Kathryn Ryan Cordell Thornton: is an American scientist and a former NASA astronaut with over 975 hours in space, including 21 hours of extravehicular activity. She is currently the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs in the University of Virginia School of Engineering and Applied Sci

Tony Thornton     Tony Thornton       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Tony Thornton: was an American professional boxer who died of a motorcycle accident on 10 September 2009. During his career as a professional boxer Tony fought 3 times for the WBC Middleweight Championship.

Daniel I.J. Thornton     Daniel I.J. Thornton       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Daniel I.J. Thornton: was a United States cattle breeder and Republican politician who served as the 33rd Governor of the State of Colorado from 1951 to 1955.In 1950, Thornton defeated incumbent Colorado Governor Walter Johnson. Governor Thornton was famous for his Stetson hat

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