Namesakes

Hall-of-Famers: 1 baseball
(baseball) Vernon "Lefty" Gomez   1972  
Harry Potter Characters: 1 character
Vernon Dursley  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 economics
(economics) Vernon L. Smith   2002  
Notable Athletes: 1 baseball, 1 rugby
(baseball) Vernon "Lefty" Gomez   1908-1989  
(rugby) Vern Cotter (a.k.a. Vernon)   1962-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 physicist
C. V. Boys (a.k.a. Vernon)   1855-1944  
Olympic Medalists: 1 gold, 1 silver
(silver) Ralph Mann (a.k.a. Vernon)   1972   400 m hurdles  
(gold) Vern Fleming (a.k.a. Vernon)   1984   basketball  
Shakespearian Characters: 1 character
Vernon   Henry VI (1)