This was Theodore Roosevelt’s preferred rifle.
- Model 1868 Spencer Carbine
- Model 1874 Sharps Rifle
- Model 1876 Winchester
- Model 1894 Krag-Jorgensen
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John Clare, English poet.
Edward J. Flanagan, Catholic priest, founder of Boys' Town.
Robert N.C. Nix, Jr., first African-American chief justice of a state supreme court.
David Storey, English novelist (The Sporting Life).
Wole Soyinka, Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian playwright.
Jack Kemp, football player, politician.