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Rodney may refer to:


Surnames

  • Caesar Rodney (1728–1784), Signer of the U.S. Declaration of Independence and President of Delaware
  • Caesar A. Rodney (1772–1824), U.S. Senator from Delaware
  • Caleb Rodney (1767-1840), Governor of Delaware
  • Daniel Rodney (1764-1846), Governor and U.S. Senator from Delaware
  • Fernando Rodney (born 1977), Relief pitcher for the Detroit Tigers
  • George B. Rodney (1803-1883), U.S. Representative from Delaware
  • George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney (1718–1792), admiral in the British Royal Navy
  • George Rodney, 2nd Baron Rodney (1753-1802)
  • George Rodney, 3rd Baron Rodney (1782-1842)
  • George Bridges Harley Bennett Rodney, 7th Baron Rodney (1857-1909)
  • George Bridges Harley Guest Rodney, 8th Baron Rodney (1891-1973)
  • George Brydges Rodney, 10th Baron Rodney (born 1953)
  • John Francis Rodney, 9th Baron Rodney (1920-1992)
  • Rodney Bennett Rodney, 6th Baron Rodney (1820-1864)
  • Spencer Rodney, 5th Baron Rodney (1785-1846)
  • Thomas Rodney (1744-1811), Continental Congressman from Delaware
  • Thomas James Harley-Rodney, 4th Baron Rodney (1784-1843)
  • Walter Rodney (1942–1980), Guyanese historian and politician

Given names Caesar Rodney (October 7, 1728 – June 26, 1784), was an American lawyer and politician from St. ... Caesar Augustus Rodney (January 4, 1772 _ June 10, 1824) was the United States Attorney General from 1807 to 1811, a U.S. Senator from Delaware from 1822 to 1823, and the U.S. Minister to Argentina from 1823 until his death in Buenos Aires in 1824. ... Caleb Rodney (April 29, 1767–April 29, 1840) was an American merchant and politician from Lewes, in Sussex County, Delaware. ... Daniel Rodney (September 10, 1764 - September 2, 1846) was an American statesman. ... Fernando Rodney (born March 18, 1977 in Samana, Dominican Republic) is a relief pitcher who currently plays for the Detroit Tigers, and has a career ERA of 4. ... George Brydges Rodney (April 2, 1803 – June 18, 1883) was an American lawyer and politician from New Castle, in New Castle County, Delaware. ... Admiral Lord George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney, 1719-1792 by Jean-Laurent Mosnier, painted 1791 George Brydges Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney Bt (February 1718 – May 24, 1792) – British naval officer. ... Thomas Rodney (June 4, 1744– January 2, 1811) was an American jurist and statesman from Kent County, Delaware. ... Walter Rodney (March 23, 1942 - June 13, 1980) was a prominent Guyanese historian and political figure. ...

fictional persons Rodney Allison is head coach of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Mocs football Team. ... Rodney Begnaud (born on October 12, 1973 in Lafayette, Louisiana) is a professional wrestler. ... Rodney Bingenheimer, born December 15, 1946 in Mountain View, California, is a radio disc jockey on a well-known Los Angeles rock station, KROQ. He has been a fixture in rock and roll circles since the mid-1960s, when he was a double for Davy Jones on the TV series... Carew, Time, 1977 Rodney Cline Carew (born October 1, 1945 in Gatun, Panama) was a Major League Baseball player for the Minnesota Twins and California Angels in the 1970s and 1980s. ... Rodney Carrington (October 19, 1968 in Longview, Texas) is an American stand-up comic and comic musician. ... Rodney is an American television sitcom that began broadcasting on ABC on September 21, 2004. ... Rodney L. Caston (born 13 May 1977) is a freelance writer and was the co-creator and original writer of the popular comic Megatokyo. ... Rodney Dangerfield (November 22, 1921 – October 5, 2004), born Jacob Cohen, was an American comedian and actor, best known for the line I dont get no respect and his monologues on that theme. ... Frelinghuysen tours a Superfund site in his district. ... Rodney Jack is a world renowned black football player, often noted for his black football skills. ... Rodney King Rodney Glen King (born April 2, 1965 in Sacramento, California) is a U.S. citizen and taxi driver who became famous after his violent arrest by officers of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) was videotaped by a bystander, George Holliday. ... The Los Angeles Police Department (usually known as the LAPD) is the police department of the City of Los Angeles, California. ... Nickname: City of Angels Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates: State California County Los Angeles County Incorporated April 4, 1850 Government Type mayor-council  - Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D)  - City Attorney Rocky Delgadillo  - Governing body City Council Area  - City  498. ... Rodney Leinhardt (born January 1, 1970 in Rutherford, New Jersey) is an American professional wrestler, better known simply as Rodney from his appearances with the World Wrestling Federation. ... Rodney Linderman, better known by his former stage name Rodney Anonymous (and such variations thereof as Rodney Amadeus Anonymous and Rodney Anonymous Mellencamp), is a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, musician and humorist. ... Rodney Marks (1956-), is an Australian comedian. ... Rodney William Marsh (born October 11, 1944 in Hatfield, Hertfordshire) is a retired English footballer. ... Rodney William Marsh (born Armadale, Perth, Australia November 4, 1947) was an Australian Wicket keeper. ... Johnny Rodney Mullen (born August 17, 1966 in Gainesville, Florida) is a professional skateboarder, and widely considered to be one of the most influential skaters in the history of the sport (Weyland, 2002, p. ... Rodney Robert Porter (1917 - 1985): Born on the 8th of October in 1917 in Lancashire, England, Rodney Robert Porter received his Bachelors of Sciences--with Honours--from the University of Liverpool in 1939 for Biochemistry, going on to receive his Ph. ... Rodney Rowland (born February 20, 1964) is an American actor. ... Rodney Scott (born February 17, 1978 in Washington, DC, USA) is an actor best known for playing David Cassidy/Keith Partridge in the 1999 television movie Come On, Get Happy: The Partridge Family Story, and William Will Krudski, one of the leading characters in the TV series Young Americans, a...

Places Dr. Meredith Rodney McKay (a. ... Rodney Charlton Trotter (b. ... Rodney Copperbottom is a fictional robot character from the animated film Robots. ... Robots is a computer-animated film produced by Blue Sky Studios for 20th Century Fox (the same companies behind the film Ice Age), and was released theatrically (both in normal theaters and in IMAX theaters) on March 11th, 2005. ... Rodney J. Squirrel is an anthropomorphic squirrel and one of the main characters from the animated series Squirrel Boy. ... Squirrel Boy is an American animated television series produced by Cartoon Network Studios. ...

other Rodney is a city located in Monona County, Iowa. ... The Rodney District of New Zealand is the northernmost area in New Zealands Auckland region, created in 1989 from the amalgamation of Helensville Borough and Rodney County. ... Rodney Village is a census-designated place located in Kent County, Delaware. ... // Rodney Scout Reservation is located on 900 acres of rolling upland woodlands at the head of the Chesapeake Bay and boasts over a mile of prime bay frontage. ...


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Past Governor Caesar Rodney (1756 words)
Caesar Rodney, the subject of this biography, was born the son of Caesar & Elizabeth Crawford Rodney on October 7, 1728 on the family farm in East Dover Hundred, Kent County, Delaware.
Rodney received a message from "Thomas McKean" letting him know that on July 2 the congress was going to vote on its independence from the British.
Rodney was again elected to the Continental Congress in 1782 and 1783 but he was unable to serve due to his poor health.
Splendid: Features: Dirk (,) Rodney (1562 words)
Rodney, on one of his visits (1959?) to the United States, trying to work with the RCA electronic music synthesizer at the famed Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Studio.
Rodney's assemblage (even if it is his) has moments that made us cringe and wonder if they, like, were completely insane, and more so, hostile -- specifically the one with all the scary monster sounds and the unfunny, unentertaining, simply bad but painfully loud Beatles-ish rendition of one of W.S Gilbert's "Bab" ballads.
Rodney, in a digitally reconstructed damaged fl and white photo, lying down with his beloved Fender Jaguar (note that, as in this picture, he often played the instrument with the strings toward him).
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