Pronunciation: (wil'kinz), [key]
1. Sir George Hubert, 1888–1958, Australian Antarctic explorer, aviator, and aerial navigator.
2. Mary Eleanor. See Freeman, Mary Eleanor.
3. Maurice Hugh Frederick, 1916-2004, English biophysicist born in New Zealand: Nobel prize for medicine 1962.
4. Roy, 1901–81, U.S. journalist and civil-rights leader: executive secretary of the NAACP, 1955–77.
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