Sumner


Sumner

Sumner is a surname, and may refer to

* Allen Melancthon Sumner (1882-1918), American marine soldier
* Bernard Sumner (born 1956), British musician
* Brian Sumner (born 1979), British skateboarder
* Carl Sumner (1908-1999), American baseball player
* Charles Sumner (1811-1874), American politician
* Charles Richard Sumner (1790-1874), British religious leader
* Charlie Sumner (born 1930), American football player and coach
* Cid Ricketts Sumner (1890-1970), American novelist
* Claude Sumner, Canadian/Ethiopian philosopher
* C. Norton Sumner, (born 1970), World Class Chef and Entertainer
* Edwin Vose Sumner (1797-1863), American soldier
* Gordon Sumner (born 1951), the British musician Sting
* Heywood Sumner (1853-1940), English artist, designer, writer and archaeologist
* Increase Sumner (1746-1799), American politician and jurist
* J. D. Sumner (1924-1998), American singer and songwriter
* James B. Sumner (1887-1955), American biochemist
* Jake Sumner (born 1985), British model
* Jethro Sumner, American Revolutionary War general
* Joe Sumner (born 1976), British musician
* John Sumner (1936-2004), British mountaineer
* John Bird Sumner (1780-1862), British religious leader
* Joseph Burton Sumner (1837-1920), American settler
* Kelly Sumner, British businessman
* L. W. Sumner, Canadian philosopher
* Mary Sumner (1828–1921), founder of the Mothers' Union
* Robert Sumner (born 1922), American evangelist & writer
* Samuel S. Sumner (1842-1937), American general
* Steve Sumner (fl. 1980s), New Zealand football player
* Thomas Hubbard Sumner (1807-1876), American mariner
* Timothy Sumner, British astronomer
* Walt Sumner, American football player
* William Graham Sumner (1840-1910), American sociologist
* William H. Sumner (1780-?), Boston historical figure

Also
* Viscount Sumner

As a given name:
*Sumner Paine, 1896 Olympic shooting gold and silver medalist
*Sumner Chilton Powell, winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1964
*Sumner Redstone (or Sumner Murray Rothstein, born 1923), Chairman of Viacom
*Sumner Welles, (1892-1961), U. S. Undersecretary of State

Places

*In Australia
** Sumner, Queensland, a suburb of Brisbane
*In New Zealand:
**Sumner, New Zealand, a seaside suburb of Christchurch, New Zealand
**Lake Sumner
*In the United States:
**Sumner, Georgia
**Sumner, Illinois
**Sumner, Iowa
**Sumner, Maine
**Sumner, Michigan
**Sumner, Mississippi
**Sumner, Missouri
**Sumner, Nebraska
**Sumner, Washington
**Three places called Sumner in the state of Wisconsin:
***Sumner, Barron County, Wisconsin
***Sumner, Jefferson County, Wisconsin
***Sumner, Trempealeau County, Wisconsin
**Sumner County, Kansas
**Sumner County, Tennessee
**Sumner Township, Michigan
**Sumner Township, Minnesota
**Fort Sumner, New Mexico
**Lake Sumner, New Mexico
**Sumner Elementary School, in Topeka, Kansas
**The Sumner Tunnel, a vehicular tunnel in Boston, Massachusetts

Things

*Sumner (crater), a crater on the moon
*The Sumner method, a way of finding a ship's location at sea; William Thomson (Lord Kelvin) calculated a set of tables for its ready application
* , a World War II Liberty ship
*USS "Sumner", a number of U.S. Navy ships, including
**USS "Sumner" (DD-333), Clemson-class destroyer
**USS "Sumner" (AGS-5), survey ship
**USS "Allen M. Sumner" (DD-692), destroyer, namesake of class (see Allen M. Sumner class destroyer)


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  • Sumner — ist im Englischen ursprünglich die Berufsbezeichnung für eine Art Gerichtsdiener, zu dessen Aufgabe es gehörte, einen Prozessbeteiligten vor den Gerichtshof zu bestellen (engl. to summon). Ein solcher summoner, wie die moderne Schreibweise lautet …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sumner — Sumner, MO U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 142 Housing Units (2000): 99 Land area (2000): 0.258332 sq. miles (0.669076 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.258332 sq. miles (0.669076 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sumner — puede referirse a varios lugares de Estados Unidos: Sumner (Georgia) Sumner (Illinois) Sumner (Iowa) Sumner (Misisipi) Sumner (Misuri) Sumner (Nebraska) Fort Sumner Lake Sumner Sumner (Washington) …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sumner —   [ sʌmnə],    1) Charles, amerikanischer Politiker, * Boston (Massachusetts) 6. 1. 1811, ✝ Washington (D. C.) 11. 3. 1874; Rechtsanwalt; Pazifist, ab 1851 für die Free Soil Party, ab 1857 als Republikaner im Senat. Als erbitterter Gegner der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Sumner — Sumner, James Batcheller * * * (as used in expressions) Greene, Charles Sumner y Greene, Henry Mather Maine, Sir Henry (James Sumner) Sumner, Charles Sumner, James (Batcheller) …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Sumner, GA — U.S. town in Georgia Population (2000): 309 Housing Units (2000): 125 Land area (2000): 1.071276 sq. miles (2.774592 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.071276 sq. miles (2.774592 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sumner, IA — U.S. city in Iowa Population (2000): 2106 Housing Units (2000): 930 Land area (2000): 2.525751 sq. miles (6.541664 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.525751 sq. miles (6.541664 sq. km) FIPS code:… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sumner, IL — U.S. city in Illinois Population (2000): 1022 Housing Units (2000): 425 Land area (2000): 1.031321 sq. miles (2.671108 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.031321 sq. miles (2.671108 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sumner, MO — U.S. town in Missouri Population (2000): 142 Housing Units (2000): 99 Land area (2000): 0.258332 sq. miles (0.669076 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.258332 sq. miles (0.669076 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Sumner, MS — U.S. town in Mississippi Population (2000): 407 Housing Units (2000): 158 Land area (2000): 0.560204 sq. miles (1.450921 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.560204 sq. miles (1.450921 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places