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How much did President George Bush influence his son and namesake George W. Bush?
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Ford's namesake brand was up 1.1 percent, while the Lincoln luxury brand was up 2.8 percent.
His namesake water company has about 25,000 water and 35,000 wastewater customers in the far east Valley.
Mark Holden, the general counsel of Koch Industries who now co-chairs the political network, said the Koch network will continue to expand even as one of its founders and namesakes steps aside.
There are also sketches, storyboards, and upwards of 100 other artifacts taken largely from Henson’s personal archives scattered about the space (his namesake company sits on La Brea at the former Charlie Chaplin lot).
Ross’ admirers include Craig Newmark, founder and namesake of Craigslist, an entrepreneur adept at using technology to shake up the status quo.
Lantern Capital Partners was the only bidder to make a viable offer for Harvey Weinstein's namesake company.
Witten won the 2012 Walter Payton Man of the Year award, and is now the namesake for a similar award in the college ranks.
Weinstein was fired by his namesake company Oct. 8 and soon after expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization behind the Oscars.
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NAMESAKE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of namesake for English Language Learners
: someone or something that has the same name as another person or thing
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