Powell

Powell
/pow"euhl/ for 1, 4, 5; /poh"euhl, pow"-/ for 2, 3, n.
1. Adam Clayton, Jr., 1908-72, U.S. clergyman, politician, and civil-rights leader: congressman 1945-67, 1969-71.
2. Anthony, born 1905, English author.
3. Cecil Frank, 1903-69, English physicist: Nobel prize 1950.
4. Colin /koh"lin, kol"in/, born 1937, U.S. general.
5. John Wesley, 1834-1902, U.S. geologist and ethnologist.
6. Lewis Franklin, Jr., born 1907, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1972-87.

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(as used in expressions)
Baden Powell of Gilwell Robert Stephenson Smyth 1st Baron
Hubble Edwin Powell
Lear William Powell
Powell Adam Clayton Jr.
Powell Anthony Dymoke
Powell Bud
Earl Powell
Powell Colin Luther
Powell John Wesley
Powell Lewis Franklin Jr.
Powell Michael Latham
Powell William

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      city, Park county, northwestern Wyoming, U.S., on the Shoshone River. Founded as a ranching centre in the Powder River basin, a predominantly agricultural district, Powell was named in honour of the 19th-century explorer John Wesley Powell (Powell, John Wesley). It developed a substantial oil industry when reserves were discovered in the Bonanza field in 1888. Agriculture gained renewed prominence with the completion in the early 20th century of the Shoshone River Project, which provided irrigation for the region. Powell now serves as a service centre and gateway to Yellowstone National Park 70 miles (113 km) to the west. Significant fossil remains have been recovered from shale beds near the city. Powell is the site of Northwest College (1946; two-year) and of the annual Park County Fair. Inc. 1910. Pop. (1990) 5,292; (2000) 5,373.

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