Newcomb

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People

  • Anthony Newcomb (born 1941), American musicologist
  • Bernard A. Newcomb, American businessperson and philanthropist, co-founder of E*TRADE
  • Bryant B. Newcomb (1867-1945), American politician
  • Carman A. Newcomb (1830-1902), American politician, lawyer and judge
  • Cyrenius A. Newcomb, Sr. (1837-1915), American businessman, reformer, and philanthropist
  • Deborah Newcomb, member of the Ohio House of Representatives
  • George Newcomb (1866-1895), outlaw of the American Old West and member of the Wild Bunch
  • Frank Newcomb (1846-1934), commodore in the United States Revenue Cutter Service
  • Harvey Newcomb (1803-1863), American clergyman and writer
  • Horatio C. Newcomb (1821-1882), American attorney, judge, and politician
  • James Pearson Newcomb (1837-1907), journalist and Secretary of State of Texas
  • John Lloyd Newcomb (1881-1954), American educator
  • Josephine Louise Newcomb (1816-1901), philanthropist whose grant founded H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College
  • Rexford Newcomb (1886-1968), American academician, architect, and author
  • Richard Newcomb, American war correspondent
  • Robert Newcomb, fantasy writer
  • Ronda Storms (born Ronda Rehnell Newcomb), US politician
  • Simon Newcomb (1835-1909), Canadian astronomer and mathematician
  • William Newcomb (died 1999), professor and theoretical physicist who devised Newcomb's paradox
  • Wesley Newcomb (1818-1892), American malacologist (studier of mollusks)

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  • Newcomb — bezeichnet: Newcombs Problem Newcomb (Mondkrater), einen Krater auf dem Erdmond, siehe Liste der Krater des Erdmondes/N Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Newcomb (Maryland) Newcomb (Montana) Newcomb (New Mexico) Newcomb (New York) Newcomb… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Newcomb — Newcomb, NM U.S. Census Designated Place in New Mexico Population (2000): 387 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 5.943270 sq. miles (15.392998 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.943270 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Newcomb, NM — U.S. Census Designated Place in New Mexico Population (2000): 387 Housing Units (2000): 138 Land area (2000): 5.943270 sq. miles (15.392998 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.943270 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Newcomb — (spr. njūköm), Simon, Astronom, geb. 12. März 1835 zu Wallace in Neuschottland, wurde 1857 Rechner an der Nautical Almanac Office in Washington, 1861 Professor der Mathematik und Astronom an der Marinesternwarte. 1877–97 war er Direktor der… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Newcomb — (spr. njuhkŏm), Simon, Astronom, geb. 12. März 1835 zu Wallace (Neuschottland), Prof. in Baltimore; schrieb theoretische Abhandlungen über die Bewegung des Mondes und der Planeten, sowie »Popular astronomy« (1878 u.ö.; deutsch, 2. Aufl. 1892),… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Newcomb — Newcomb, Simon …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Newcomb —   [ njuːkəm], Simon, amerikanischer Astronom, * Wallace (Provinz Nova Scotia) 12. 3. 1835, ✝ Washington (D. C.) 11. 7. 1909; ab 1861 Professor in Washington, 1877 97 auch Leiter des »American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac Office«; Arbeiten über… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Newcomb — [no͞o′kəm, nyo͞o′kəm] Simon 1835 1909; U.S. astronomer, born in Canada …   English World dictionary

  • Newcomb — noun United States astronomer (1835 1909) • Syn: ↑Simon Newcomb • Instance Hypernyms: ↑astronomer, ↑uranologist, ↑stargazer * * * ˈn(y)ükəm noun also …   Useful english dictionary

  • Newcomb — This is a famous English surname. It is recorded in several spellings including Newcom, Newcomen, Newcomb, Newcombe, and Newcome. Of pre 7th century Olde English origins, it appears to be locational, and to originate from some recently inhabited… …   Surnames reference


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