I. biographical name Ernest Joseph 1878-1956 American admiral II. biographical name Martin Luther, Jr. 1929-1968 American clergyman & civil rights leader III. biographical name Rufus 1755-1827 American politician & diplomat IV. biographical name Stephen Edwin 1947- American writer V. biographical name William Lyon Mackenzie 1874-1950 Canadian statesman; prime minister (1921-26; 1926-30; 1935-48) VI. biographical name William Rufus de Vane 1786-1853 American politician; vice president of the United States (1853)

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