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Wright

1. Frank Lloyd. 1869--1959, US architect, whose designs include the Imperial Hotel, Tokyo (1916), the Guggenheim Museum, New York (1943), and many private houses. His "organic architecture" sought a close relationship between buildings and their natural surroundings
2. Joseph, known as Wright of Derby. 1734--97, British painter, noted for his paintings of industrial and scientific subjects, esp The Orrery (?1765) and The Air Pump (1768)
3. Joseph. 1855--1930, British philologist; editor of The English Dialect Dictionary (1898--1905)
4. Judith (Arundel). 1915--2000, Australian poet, critic, and conservationist. Her collections of poetry include The Moving Image (1946), Woman to Man (1949), and A Human Pattern (1990)
5. Richard. 1908--60, US Black novelist and short-story writer, best known for the novel Native Son (1940)
6. Wilbur (1867--1912) and his brother, Orville (1871--1948), US aviation pioneers, who designed and flew the first powered aircraft (1903)
7. William, known as Billy. 1924--94, English footballer: winner of 105 caps
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She said: "When we moved in, time and time again people would say Billy Wright used to live there."
Billy Wright, dubbed 'King Rat', waged a bloody war against the Catholic population in the Portadown and Lurgan - earning the areas the unenviable title as the Mid-Ulster murder triangle - between the mid 1980s and his death in 1997.
After one England international game, The Times newspaper commented: "Billy Wright had a rare day off.
Last night, Phil Bateman, of Travel Midland Metro, which operates the trams, said: "In a poll of Midland sporting heroes conducted anywhere in the world, Billy Wright would come right at the top.
Fulton, 42, from Portadown, County Armagh, battled his way to the leadership of the LVF after the murder by republican gunmen of "King Rat" Billy Wright in the Maze Prison five years ago.
Others include Sir Gordon Richards' Crossing (Jockey Bridge) considered the world's greatest ever jockey from Donnington Wood, and Wolves legend Billy Wright, the first footballer in the world to earn 100 international caps, born at Belmont Road in Ironbridge.
Sir Jack's son, Jonathan, said: "Dad would have been very humbled to be in the exalted company of Billy Wright and Stan Cullis.
The family claim the killings are among 28 murders and attempted murders by the group led by the notorious Billy Wright.
We spotted Alan A'Court, Billy Liddell, Don Revie, Sir Stanley Matthews - in the days when he was plain old Stan - and Billy Wright, lining up en route to represent Great Britain against the Rest of Europe.
ANGRY prison bosses spent hours quizzing warders this week to try to discover who told the Sunday Mirror about the burning of LVF leader Billy Wright's jail files.
ANSWERS: 1) 2002; 2) Three - Felipe Massa, Nelson Piquet Jr and Rubens Barrichello; 3) Billy Wright; 4) 44; 5) Sam Torrance (2002).