I. biographical name Benjamin 1753-1814 Count Rumford British (American-born) physicist & statesman II. biographical name Dorothy 1894-1961 American journalist III. biographical name Francis 1859-1907 English poet IV. biographical name Sir John Sparrow David 1844-1894 Canadian statesman; prime minister (1892-94) V. biographical name Tommy George 1941- United States secretary of health and human services (2001- ) VI. geographical name river 304 miles (489 kilometers) Canada in S British Columbia flowing S (as the North Thompson) & thence W & SW into the Fraser; joined by a branch, the South Thompson

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