It is necessary and distinct from NJ topics in general; this is re people. Ecnyclopedias are about history and culture. Articles such ahs this help towards that end.Dogru144 02:27, 5 January 2007 (UTC)
At the very least, people should be removed from it. They now totally overwhelm the other information. It will get worse with time. The object is (apparently) to provide a link to an bio about a (maybe) less-than important person.
It seems to be that this is totally covered by categories now. Maybe it wasn't when it was first started. Student7 (talk) 13:41, 31 December 2007 (UTC)