Wheeler


Wheeler

Wheeler is a family name and may refer to:

* Albert H. Wheeler (1915–1994), American academic and politician
* Alison Wheeler (born 1972), British singer
* Anne Wheeler (born 1946), Canadian film and television director
* Benjamin Ide Wheeler (1854–1927), American academic
* Bert Wheeler (1895–1968), American comedian
* Candace Wheeler (1827–1923), American interior and textile designer
* Caron Wheeler (born 1963), English R&B singer
* Sir Charles Wheeler (journalist) (1923-2008), British journalist and broadcaster
* Charles Wheeler (painter) (1881–1977), Australian painter
* Charles Wheeler (politician) (born 1926), American politician
* Charles Wheeler (sculptor) (1892–1974), British sculptor
* Charles K. Wheeler, a U.S. Representative from Kentucky
* Cheryl Wheeler (born 1951), American singer-songwriter
* Damen Wheeler (born 1977), American football player
* Dan Wheeler (born 1977), American baseball pitcher
* David Wheeler (actor), actor, writer, and director
* David Wheeler (computer scientist), British computer scientist
* David A. Wheeler, computer programmer and writer
* Donald Wheeler, American academic and bureaucrat, accused spy
* Donald J. Wheeler, American statistician and author
* Earle Wheeler (1908–1975), American general
* Ella Wheeler Wilcox, (1850-1919), American poet
* Ellen Wheeler (born 1961), American actress
* Erica Wheeler, American folk singer and songwriter
* Everett Pepperrell Wheeler (1840–1925), American politician
* Felix Wheeler, British functionary, the Crown Equerry
* Flex Wheeler (born 1965), American professional bodybuilder
* Geoffrey Wheeler (1897–1990), British historian and military officer
* George Wheeler (1842–1909), American military officer, explorer, and cartographer
* George Campbell Wheeler (1880–1938), British military officer, recipient of the Victoria Cross
* George Godfrey Massy Wheeler (1873–1915), British military officer, recipient of the Victoria Cross
* H. A. Wheeler (born 1938), American auto racing promoter and track owner
* Harold Wheeler, American composer, conductor, record producer, and music director
* Howard Morton Wheeler, American author, poet, college professor, and early disciple of Hare Krishna guru A. C. Bhaktivedanta Swami
* Hugh Wheeler (1912–1987), English writer
* Jacquetta Wheeler, British supermodel
* Jillian Wheeler, American actress and singer
* John Wheeler (audio/video technologist) (born 1957), of Berkeley, California
* John Wheeler (commerce) (fl. 1600s), an English businessman
* Sir John Wheeler (politician) (born 1940), British politician and Northern Ireland Office minister
* John Wheeler (representative) (1823-1906), U.S. Representative from New York
* John Archibald Wheeler (1911-2008), American physicist
* John H. Wheeler, American diplomat, politician and historian
* John Neville Wheeler, (1886–1973) American newspaperman, publishing executive and magazine editor
* John Wheeler-Bennett (1902–1975), British historian
* Johnny Wheeler (born 1928), footballer for Tranmere Rovers, Bolton Wanderers, Liverpool, New Brighton
* Joseph Wheeler (1836–1906), American politician and military commander
* Joseph Wheeler (musicologist) (1927–1977), British musician and musicologist
* Kenny Wheeler (born 1930), Canadian composer
* Lisa Wheeler (born 1965), American modern dancer and Fitness expert, http://www.lisawheeler.com
* Lucille Wheeler (born 1935), Canadian alpine skier
* Maggie Wheeler (born 1961), American actress
* Mortimer Wheeler (1890–1976), British archaeologist
* Nathaniel Wheeler, American businessman
* Nick Wheeler (born 1982), American rock musician
* Peter Wheeler (born 1948), English rugby union international footballer
* Paul Wheeler (born 1965), Welsh footballer
* Roger Wheeler (businessman), American businessman
* Roger Neil Wheeler (born 1941), British general
* Roy Wheeler (Australian politician) (1909-1971), Australian politician
* Schuyler Skaats Wheeler (1860 - 1927), American engineer, inventor of the electric fan
* Shannon Wheeler, American cartoonist
* Tim Wheeler (born 1977), Irish rock musician
* Tony Wheeler, co-founder of Lonely Planet Publications
* Wayne Wheeler (1869–1927), American temperance activist
* William A. Wheeler (1819–1887), American politician, 19th Vice President of the US
* William Morton Wheeler (1865–1937), American entomologist and myrmecologist
* Wilson Roy Wheeler (1905–1988), Australian ornithologist

;As a given name:
* Wheeler Hazard Peckham (1833–1905), American lawyer
* Wheeler Thackston (born 1944), American orientalist

Fictional

* Agent Wheeler, a fictional FBI agent from TV series Prison Break
* Joey Wheeler, a character from the animated TV series "Yu-Gi-Oh!"
* Matthew Wheeler, one of the five Planeteers from "Captain Planet and the Planeteers"
* Megan Wheeler, a character from the American TV series "Law & Order: Criminal Intent"
* Rick Wheeler, a.k.a. Ryu Suzaku, in ""
* Russ Wheeler, a character played by Cary Elwes in the film "Days Of Thunder"
* Serenity Wheeler, a character from the animated TV series "Yu-Gi-Oh!"


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  • Wheeler — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Adam Wheeler (* 1981), US amerikanischer Ringer Anna Pell Wheeler (1883–1966), US amerikanische Mathematikerin Arthur Leslie Wheeler (1871–1932), US amerikanischer Klassischer Philologe Benjamin Ide… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Wheeler — Wheeler, WI U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 317 Housing Units (2000): 142 Land area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler — Wheel er, n. [1913 Webster] 1. One who wheels, or turns. [1913 Webster] 2. A maker of wheels; a wheelwright. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 3. A wheel horse. See under {Wheel}. [1913 Webster] 4. (Naut.) A steam vessel propelled by a paddle wheel or by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Wheeler —   [ wɪːlə], John Archibald, amerikanischer Physiker, * Jacksonville (Fla.) 9. 7. 1911; 1938 76 Professor an der Princeton University, anschließend an der University of Texas in Austin. Wheeler war 1949 53 maßgeblich an der Entwicklung der… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Wheeler, IL — U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 119 Housing Units (2000): 48 Land area (2000): 0.576173 sq. miles (1.492282 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.576173 sq. miles (1.492282 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 391 Housing Units (2000): 244 Land area (2000): 0.716573 sq. miles (1.855916 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.716573 sq. miles (1.855916 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler, TX — U.S. city in Texas Population (2000): 1378 Housing Units (2000): 612 Land area (2000): 1.530382 sq. miles (3.963672 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.530382 sq. miles (3.963672 sq. km) FIPS code …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Wheeler, WI — U.S. village in Wisconsin Population (2000): 317 Housing Units (2000): 142 Land area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.819591 sq. miles (2.122732 sq. km) FIPS …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • wheeler — [hwē′lər, wē′lər] n. 1. a person or thing that wheels 2. WHEEL HORSE (sense 1) 3. something having a (specified) kind or number of wheels: used in hyphenated compounds [side wheeler, two wheeler] …   English World dictionary

  • wheeler — ► NOUN (in combination ) ▪ a vehicle having a specified number of wheels: a three wheeler …   English terms dictionary


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