Origin: after Abbot Lawrence (1792-1855), Boston merchant, founder of the towncity in NE Mass.: pop. 72,000
Origin: after Amos A. Lawrence (1814-86), Boston manufacturer; active in antislavery group that founded the towncity in NE Kans., on the Kansas River: pop. 80,000
See Lawrence in American Heritage Dictionary 4
, D(avid) H(erbert) 1885-1930.
, Ernest Orlando 1901-1958.
, Gertrude 1898-1952.
, Sir Thomas 1769-1830.
, T(homas) E(dward) Known as “Lawrence of Arabia.” 1888-1935.
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