publication date: Sunday, April 9, 2006 (part of Round XXVII)
clue: Do people recall this accomplished executive for his business skills or for his ironic last name?
explanation: Wagoner was the CEO of General Motors when this goo was published and had been a company executive since 1981. The phrase "ironic last name" was a reference to the fact that Wagoner was in the auto manufacturing business. more…