Waldo

Waldo

Waldo may refer to:

Things

* a remote manipulator

Literature

*"Waldo" (short story), a novella by Robert A. Heinlein about a crippled man who uses remote manipulators
*"Waldo" (1967 novel), a novel written by Paul Theroux and first published in 1967
*"Where's Waldo?", a children's book series and television show

Persons

urname Waldo

*Clarence Abiathar Waldo (1852–1926), mathematics professor best known for his role in the Indiana Pi Bill affair
*Daniel Waldo (1762–1864), veteran of the American Revolutionary War, later missionary and U.S. House clergy
*Daniel Waldo (Oregon pioneer) (1800–1880), pioneer in Oregon of the United States
*Dwight Waldo (1913– 2000), American political scientist
*Dr. Dwight B. Waldo (1864–1939), first president of Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan
*Edward Hamilton Waldo, the birth name of American science fiction author Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985), who legally changed his name in 1929
*John B. Waldo (1844–1907), jurist and conservationist in Oregon of the United States
*Peter Waldo, (1140–1218), founder of a Christian sect called the Waldenses
*Rhinelander Waldo (1877–1927), a former U.S. Army Captain who served as the Fire and later the Police Commissioner of New York City in the early to mid 1910s.
*William Waldo (California politician) (1812–1881), California politician and namesake of Waldo Point and the Waldo tunnel in Marin County, California, USA
*William Waldo (Oregon politician) (1832–1911), President of the Oregon Senate in 1885, namesake of Waldo Park in Salem, Oregon, USA

Given name Waldo

*Abbot Waldo of Reichenau (740–814), advisor of Charlemagne
*Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882), American transcendentalist author, who commonly went by his middle name
*Waldo Vila Gilabert (born 1978), Valencian pilotari
*Waldo Kantor (born 1960), Argentine volleyball player
*Waldo McBurney (born 1902), credit as "America's Oldest Worker"
*"Waldo", nickname of the Tourist guy at the World Trade Center

Fictional

*Waldo Faldo, a character from the television series "Family Matters"
* Waldo Pepper, titular character of the film The Great Waldo Pepper

Places in the United States

*Waldo, Alabama
*Waldo, Arkansas
*Waldo, Florida
*Waldo, Kansas
*Waldo, Maine
*Waldo County, Maine
*Waldo, Kansas City, Missouri
*Waldo, Jersey City, New Jersey
*Waldo, New Mexico
*Waldo, Ohio
*Waldo, Oregon
*Waldo, Wisconsin
*Mount Waldo, mountain in Maine
*Waldo Covered Bridge, Alabama
*Waldo-Hancock Bridge, a suspension bridge in Maine
*Waldo Lake, a freshwater lake in Oregon
*Waldo Stadium, home to the Western Michigan University Broncos football team
*Waldo Tunnel, a tunnel taking U.S. Route 101 from just north of the Golden Gate Bridge into Sausalito, California


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