Pinkney

The surname "Pinkney" has been borne by a number of notable people:

  • Bill Pinkney (1925 - July 4, 2007), American performer and singer, member of The Drifters
  • Edward Coote Pinkney (1802–1828), minor poet
  • Fayette Pinkney (1948-2009), American singer
  • Ninian Pinkney (1811-1877), U.S. Navy medical director, active during the American Civil War
  • William Pinkney (1764–1822), American statesman and diplomat
    • The Monroe-Pinkney Treaty between the United States and the United Kingdom was drawn up by William Pinkney and James Monroe (but rejected by the U.S. government)
  • William Pinkney Toler (1826-1899), American artist
  • William Pinkney Whyte (1824–1908), American politician


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Other articles related to "pinkney":

George Pinkney
... George Burton Pinkney (January 11, 1859 – November 10, 1926) born in Orange Prairie, Illinois was a third baseman for the Cleveland Blues (1884), Brooklyn Grays/Bridegrooms/Grooms(1885–91 ... Pinkney led the American Association in games (141), at bats (597) and walks (70) in 1886 ... In 10 seasons Pinkney played in 1,163 games and had 4,610 at bats, 874 runs, 1,212 hits, 170 doubles, 56 triples, 21 home runs, 539 RBI, 526 walks.263 batting average.345 on-base percentage.338 ...
Tony Pinkney
... Tony Pinkney (born 1956) is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English, Lancaster University, England ... Fred Inglis has asserted in his biography of Raymond Williams that ‘Tony Pinkney was the moving spirit of OEL’ ... Pinkney’s work on Raymond Williams challenged the notion of Williams as a doggedly realist writer and argued instead for his openness to certain currents in modernism and postmodernism ...
Ninian Pinkney - Civil War Service
... Pinkney served in the Mississippi Squadron for the duration of the American Civil War, performing "the most arduous duty in caring for the sick and wounded." He succeeded in getting possession of the Commercial ... The shortage of assistant surgeons compelled Pinkney to serve on board the U.S ... department." Acting Rear-Admiral David Dixon Porter, Commanding the Mississippi Squadron, called Pinkney's presence “ absolutely necessary...many cases occurring where his great experience as a surgeon ...
Pinkney City, Washington
... Pinkney City or Pinkneyville was a small community outside of Fort Colville in what is now Stevens County (Washington) ... Originally named for Colonel Pinkney Lugenbeel, commander at the fort in the early 1860s ... In 1863 the residents of Pinkney city petitioned the legislature to make Stevens County part of Spokane County ...