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  • Walter Tennyson Swingle
    Walter Tennyson SwingleDr Walter Tennyson Swingle (1871 -- 1952) was an agricultural botanist who worked for the United States Department of Agriculture Citrus Breeding Programme. He was involved in the development of citrus fruits such as the Murcott Orange, the Orlando Tangelo, Tangelos and Kumquats.
  • White Castle
    Biography iconWhite Castle is an American fast-food hamburger chain that started in 1916. Its headquarters are in Columbus, Ohio.
  • William Cobbett
    William CobbettWilliam Cobbett lived from 9 March 1763 -- 18 June 1835. He was a social reformer at the start of the Industrial Revolution; he was also a farmer and a pamphleteer (nowadays, we would call him an activist), and the founder of Hansard publications.
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