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People Better Known By Initials

You are given someone's full name and a clue. You provide the name with initials that they are better known by.
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First submittedJuly 22, 2017
Last updatedJuly 22, 2017
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full name
Hint
name with initials
Orenthal James _______
football player/actor/convict
O J Simpson
John Pierpont ______
American financier/banker
J P Morgan
Phineas Taylor ______
Circus founder
P T Barnum
William Claude ______
Actor (Never Give a Sucker an Even Break)
W C Fields
Anthony Joseph ____
Race car driver
A J Foyt
Carsten Charles _______
MLB Yankee pitcher
C C Sabathia
James Cash ______
American businessman/store founder
J C Penney
Frank Winfield _________
American businessman/store founder
F W Woolworth
Leon Leonwood ____
American businessman/store founder
L L Bean
Herbert George _____
Writer (The Time Machine)
H G Wells
full name
Hint
name with initials
Alan Alexander _____
Writer (Winnie the Pooh)
A A Milne
edward estin ________
writer (did not like upper case letters)
e e cummings
Thomas Stearns _____
Writer (The Waste Land)
T S Eliot
David Herbert ________
Writer (Lady Chatterley's Lover)
D H Lawrence
Howard Phillip _________
Writer (horror)
H P Lovecraft
Jerome David ________
Writer ( The Catcher in the Rye)
J D Salinger
Edwin Morgan _______
Writer (Howard's End)
E M Forster
Joanne (Kathleen) _______
Writer (Harry Potter)
J K Rowling
John Ronald Reuel _______
Writer (The Hobbit)
J R R Tolkien
William Edward Burghardt ______
Sociologist/Historian/Civil Rights Activist
W E B Dubois
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level 69
Jul 22, 2017
I am aware that the K is not really part of JKR's name. She has no middle name. Kathleen is her grandmother's name which became part of her nom de plume.
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level 71
Jul 25, 2017
I didn't know that but after reading what you wrote, I imagine that's why Kathleen is in parenthesis.