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Inventor of canola oil.
Developer of Tennis for Two, 1958, one of the earliest video games.
Inventor of the chicken nugget.
President of Republic of China (Taiwan) 1988-2000
Former host of his namesake show on MSNBC.
Founder and namesake of one of the largest Aerospace corporations.
Co-founder of Peoplesoft.
Namesake for this bacteria commonly associated with reptiles, raw chicken, and eggs.
American diplomat, investment banker, publish and WWI veteran. Namesake of a hall at Cornell University.
Governor of Maine, Senator of Maine, Vice Presidential Candidate in 1968 and Secretary of State 1980-1981
Founder of the largest US newspaper publisher, namesake for Cornell University's health center.
Attorney General 1993-2000
Original host of Jeopardy! 1964-1975.
Actress known for her work on Glee, Best in Show, and Role Models.
America's first Eagle Scout.
Designer of about 500 golf courses.
General Manager of the Texas Rangers and youngest ever in Major League Baseball.
President of the Czech Republic (2003-present)
U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice
Founder of his namesake corporation. A hall is named after him at Cornell but the library is in fact named after his son, also a Cornell Alum.
Inventor of this namesake diet.
Comedy Writer known for his work with Triumph the Insult Comic Dog, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, and 'TV Funhouse' animations on Saturday Night Live.
Author of 'Charlotte's Web' and 'Stuart Little'.
Co-founder of Burger King.
NHL player, 3-time Stanley Cup champion.
Co-anchor of Good Morning America.
Astronomer, current director of SETI Program
Actor best known for starring in Superman.
Representative, Arizona 8th District 2007-present
Co-author of the play, 'Everybody Comes to Rick's' which was adapted into the film Casablanca.
Economist; one of the original leaders of the 'Chicago School' of economic theory.
The 'Science Guy'.
U.S. Supreme Court Nominee
Psychologist; coined the term 'power nap'.
Author of Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, and Breakfast of Champions.
Daughter of the 32nd President of the United States
Author of this namesake book on baby and child care, one of the best selling books of all time.
NHL Hockey Hall of Fame goaltender, 5-time Stanley Cup Winner, Conn Smythe Trophy winner.
Commissioner of the NHL.
Author of 'The Good Earth,' she won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1938.
Comedian and political satirist known for his HBO show.
Folk musician known for his song, 'Cat's in the Cradle'.
Brothers who founded this brewing company that's 'As Cold as the Rockies.'
Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winning author known for 'The Bluest Eye', 'Song of Solomon' and 'Beloved'
Creator of a common technique to stop a person from choking.
Author of 'The Devils Wears Prada'

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