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 (ā′kən), Conrad Potter 1889-1973.
American writer known for his poetry. He won a 1930 Pulitzer Prize for Selected Poems.
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1. (Biography) Conrad (Potter). 1889–1973, US poet, short-story writer, and critic. His works include Collected Poems (1953) and the novel Blue Voyage (1927)
2. (Biography) Howard Hathaway. 1900–73, US mathematician; pioneered the construction of electronic computers
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Conrad ( Potter), 1889–1973, U.S. poet.
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PAUL Waring and Thomas Aiken shared the lead heading into the final round of the Nordea Masters, but Ryder Cup hopeful Thorbjorn Olesen was hot on their heels in Gothenburg.
Waring, who was two shots ahead of Aiken at the start of the day, found himself behind after the 35-year-old birdied the second, third and fifth but was back in a share of top spot thanks to a monster putt on the 10th.
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"This year, one person stood out as an extra special choice," said Mary Ellen Aiken, president of the group.