Thomson

biographical name Thom·son \ ˈtäm(p)-sən \

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Sir George Pag*et play \ˈpa-jət\ 1892–1975 son of Sir J.J. Thomson English physicist

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James 1700–1748 Scottish poet

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James 1834–1882 B. V. or Bysshe Vanolis Scottish poet

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John Arthur 1861–1933 Scottish biologist

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Sir Joseph John 1856–1940 English physicist

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Virgil Garnett 1896–1989 American composer and critic

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William — see Baron kelvin

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