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Til·den(tĭl′dən), Samuel Jones 1814-1886.
American politician. The Democratic presidential nominee in 1876, he won the popular election but lost the presidency in a controversy over electoral college votes that was settled by a special commission in favor of Rutherford B. Hayes.
Tilden, William Tatem, Jr. Known as "Big Bill." 1893-1953.
American tennis player who dominated the sport in the 1920s, winning the US men's singles championship seven times (1920-1925 and 1929) and the Wimbledon championship three times (1920, 1921, and 1930).
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(Biography) Bill, full name William Tatem Tilden, known as Big Bill. 1893–1953, US tennis player: won the US singles championship (1920–25, 1929) and the British singles championship (1920–21, 1930)
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Samuel Jones, 1814–86, U.S. statesman.
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