- Cormac. born 1933, US writer; his novels include Suttree (1979), Blood Meridian (1985), All the Pretty Horses (1992), No Country for Old Men (2005) and The Road (2006)
- Joseph R(aymond). 1908–57, US Republican senator, who led (1950-54) the notorious investigations of alleged Communist infiltration into the US government
- Mary (Therese). 1912–89, US novelist and critic; her works include The Group (1963)
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- BiographicalJoseph R(aymond), 1909–57, U.S. politician.
- BiographicalJoseph Vincent, 1887–1978, U.S. baseball manager.
- BiographicalMary (Therese), born 1912, U.S. novelist.