McNamara
biographical name Robert Strange 1916- United States secretary of defense (1961-68)

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  • McNamara — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Brian McNamara (* 1960), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Jackie McNamara (* 1973), schottischer Fußballspieler Julianne McNamara (* 1965), US amerikanische Kunstturnerin und Schauspielerin Maggie McNamara… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • McNamara —   [məknə mɑːrə], Robert Strange, amerikanischer Politiker, * San Francisco (Calif.) 9. 6. 1916; Wirtschaftswissenschaftler; diente während des Zweiten Weltkriegs bei den Luftstreitkräften; wurde 1955 einer der Direktoren und 1960 Präsident der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • McNamara — Not to be confused with MacNamara. McNamara is a surname of Irish origin. It originated from the region of County Clare. The name began with the chieftain Cumara, of Maghadhair in county Clare. Cumara is a contracted form of Conmara hound of the… …   Wikipedia

  • McNamara —  Cette page d’homonymie répertorie des personnes (réelles ou fictives) partageant un même patronyme. McNamara est un nom de famille notamment porté par : Personnes réelles Brian McNamara (né en 1960), acteur américain ; Danny… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • McNamara — /ˈmæknəmarə/ (say maknuhmahruh) noun 1. Barbara Elizabeth → O Conner. 2. David, 1887–1967, Australian Rules footballer and racehorse trainer. 3. Frank Hubert, 1894–1961, Australian air pilot in World War I; the first Australian airman to win the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • McNamara — n. family name; Robert Strange McNamara, U.S. Secretary of Defense (1961 1968), president of the World Bank (1968 1981) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • McNamara — /mak neuh mar euh/, n. Robert Strange, born 1916, U.S. business executive and government official: Secretary of Defense 1961 68; president of World Bank 1968 81. * * * …   Universalium

  • McNamara — This famous Irish name hails from County Clare where it is extremely prevalent. The sept of MacNamara was, after the O Briens, the most important and powerful of the dalcassians of Thomond. They were hereditary marshals to the O Briens and had… …   Surnames reference

  • McNamara — /mak neuh mar euh/, n. Robert Strange, born 1916, U.S. business executive and government official: Secretary of Defense 1961 68; president of World Bank 1968 81 …   Useful english dictionary

  • McNamara's Band — is the title of a popular song recorded in late 1945 by the singer Bing Crosby. It is the tongue in cheek story of a small Irish band penned by the song writing team of O Connor and Stanford. Released on Decca Records in early 1946, the song… …   Wikipedia

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