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  Andrew Fisher - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andrew Fisher (29 August 1862 - 22 October 1928), Australian politician and fifth Prime Minister of Australia, was born in Crosshouse, a mining village near Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, Scotland.
In 1893 Fisher was elected to the Queensland Legislative Assembly as Labor MP for Gympie.
Fisher was Minister for Trade and Customs in the Watson government in 1904, and established himself as one of Labor's most prominent leaders, with a reputation for financial knowledge and "soundness." When Watson retired in 1907, Fisher was his natural successor as Labor leader, although Billy Hughes also wanted the position.
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 Andrew Fisher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From all accounts Fisher was a modest and deeply sincere man whose commitment to social justice, and concern for the underprivileged, went hand in hand with his dedication to the Labor Party.
Fisher was into his second stint as Prime Minister when, in 1911, he returned to Scotland and received a warm and emotional welcome at Crosshouse.
Andrew Fisher was survived by his wife, five sons and a daughter.
www.electricscotland.com /history/australia/andrew_fisher.htm   (1087 words)

 First World War.com - Who's Who - Andrew Fisher
Andrew Fisher (1862-1928) served as Australia's Prime Minister on three occasions, from 1908-09, 1910-13 and 1914-15, and was in office when war was declared in August 1914, famously promising to stand by Britain to its "last man and last shilling".
Fisher's first ministry was short in tenure; in 1909 it was replaced by a Conservative coalition until, in 1910, Fisher's Labor party won a popular victory at the polls, reinstalling him as Prime Minister.
Fisher died in London on 22 October 1928 at the age of 66.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/fisher_andrew.htm   (397 words)

 Scotsman.com Heritage & Culture - Great Scots - A to Z - Andrew Fisher
Andrew Fisher left his native land when he was 23 and went on to serve three terms as Prime Minister of Australia.
Fisher was born in 1862 in the village of Crosshouse, near Kilmarnock.
Fisher's union beliefs grew more political and in 1893 he was elected to his first public office in the state elections as the member for Gympie, an area rich in gold mining.
heritage.scotsman.com /profiles.cfm?cid=1&id=774052005   (690 words)

 UOC USA | St. Andrew Center | Fisher House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fisher was a faithful worker and leader in the church for fifty-eight years.
Fisher died before the conclusion of the Revolution and his body rests in the family burial ground, in a special fenced section of St.
Today, the Fisher homestead is the property of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the USA and is located on the grounds of the St. Andrew Center.
www.uocofusa.org /center/fisher.shtml   (547 words)

 Profiles - Andrew Fisher
As an apprentice farrier Andrew has learnt about the anatomy and physiology of the horse, to prepare the horses hoof, correctly fit the appropriate shoes as well as make them on a forge from a straight length of steel.
For Andrew it was a relatively easy decision to become a farrier, born and bred in the midst of horse country - Cambridge, Waikato, he competed at Pony Club, showjumped and evented.
Andrew stresses it is not an easy job, in fact his advice to any budding farrier is "There is no point doing this unless your heart is in it and you like horses.
www.equineito.co.nz /profiles/andrew_fisher.htm   (613 words)

 Andrew Fisher, recent publications   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Fisher, A., and Becker, K. The correlation between heat flow and basement relief: observational and numerical examples and implications for upper crustal permeability, J.
Fisher, and J. Gieskes, Geochemical and geothermal evidence for fluid migration in the Barbados accretionary prism, Geophys.
Fisher, A., and Becker, K, Inferences on the distribution of permeability in the upper oceanic crust from observations and numerical models, EOS 74/43 (supplement): 242.
www.es.ucsc.edu /personnel/Fisher/research/pubs.html   (3627 words)

 Andrew Fisher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
When Andrew Fisher emigrated to Queensland in 1885 he was a tall, handsome, sandy-haired Scot, with hands calloused by 13 years in the coalmines.
Fisher's reforms included liberalisation of the age pension, introduction of a maternity allowance, workmen's compensation for Commonwealth employees, uniform postal charges throughout Australia, strengthening the defence forces, moves to break up land monopolies and proposals for stricter regulation of working hours, wages and employment conditions.
Andrew Fisher 1862-1928, Kilmarnock and Loundoun District Council, Kilmarnock, Scotland, 1979.
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 Andrew Fisher Biography / Biography of Andrew Fisher Biography
Andrew Fisher (1862-1928) was an Australian labor leader.
Andrew Fisher was born at Crosshouse, Ayrshire, Scotland, on Aug. 29, 1862.
In November 1908 Fisher, a self-avowed Socialist, withdrew the support previously accorded Alfred Deakin and became prime minister and treasurer.
www.bookrags.com /biography-andrew-fisher   (539 words)

 Joseph Cook - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He had by this time become completely philosophically opposed to socialism, and he was an effective critic of Andrew Fisher's Labor government.
Fisher was able to remind the voters that it was Labor which had favoured an independent Australian defence force, which the conservatives had opposed.
Cook agreed to become Hughes's deputy in the new Nationalist Party, and became Minister for the Navy in Hughes's government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Joseph_Cook   (633 words)

 National Museum of Australia - Andrew Fisher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andrew Fisher was Prime Minister three times, from 13 November 1908 to 2 June 1909, from 29 April 1910 to 24 June 1913 and from 17 September 1914 to 27 October 1915.
Andrew Fisher was born 29 August 1862, in Crosshouse, Ayrshire, Scotland.
Fisher took office as Prime Minister for the third time on 17 September 1914 after leading Labor to a decisive victory at the sixth federal general election on 5 September 1915.
www.nma.gov.au /schools/school_resources/resource_websites_and_interactives/primeministers/andrew_fisher   (1483 words)

 Andrew T. Fisher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1987 Andrew took a six-week tour of mainland China and visited Cindy and her family in Chengdu.
Andrew and his parents helped Dr. Randolph run his environmental support group for several years after Andrew left the ecological unit.
Andrew has sung in the chorus of Iolanthe, The Yeomen of the Guard, The Pirates of Penzance, and The Mikado.
www.nutrition4health.org /NOHAnews/Biographies/FisherABio.htm   (252 words)

 Australia's Prime Ministers - Meet a PM - Fisher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The youngest child, James, was born in 1912, during Fisher's second term in office.
Andrew Fisher’s politics were formed at the coalface.
Fisher was a founding member of both the Labor Party in Queensland and of the federal parliamentary Labor Party.
primeministers.naa.gov.au /meetpm.asp?pmId=6   (268 words)

 Australian War Memorial - Australia's Prime Ministers: Andrew Fisher
Fisher’s main wartime achievement (apart from his role in helping to bring the Royal Australian navy into being in 1911) was the creation of the Australian Imperial Force (AIF), the volunteer army that won many plaudits for its exploits during the war and which is still the focus of Australia’s public memory of that conflict.
Fisher was responsible for overseeing the dispatch of the first Australian troops overseas and for laying the financial foundations of Australia’s war effort.
During 1914 and 1915 Fisher governed a country that was largely united in its determination to carry its burden of the Empire’s war effort.
www.awm.gov.au /pm/detail.asp?surname=Fisher   (386 words)

 Fisher, Andrew on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Andrew Fisher: `a proud, honest man of Scotland'.
Shell shock: Andrew Fisher, a San Francisco decorator and a Faberge with a hot glue gun, lives with an aesthetic he describes as "Martha Stewart on LSD."(Cover Story)
Andrew Fisher, the 'faceless' boy from Fiji, leaves the shadows and gets a new face in the U.S. `Wandering on a Foreign Strand': Andrew Fisher (1862-1928) and his Brothers.
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 Andrew Fisher (#12) at WSC 2001
Fisher played #73 James Kramer (United States) and won 421 to 352 (a spread of 69).
Fisher played #08 Robert Felt (United States) and won 477 to 406 (a spread of 71).
Fisher played #80 Andrew Perry (England) and lost 392 to 409 (a spread of -17).
www.scrabble-assoc.com /tourneys/2001/wsc/build/player/12.html   (673 words)

 Andrew Fisher [#35] at WSC 2005
Fisher currently has a record of 14-10, +724, and is ranked #21.
Fisher played #81 Nigel Richards (NZL) and won 514 to 397 (a spread of 117).
Fisher played #100 Gareth Williams (Wal) and lost 357 to 454 (a spread of -97).
www.wscgames.com /2005/build/player/1/035.html   (737 words)

 Andrew Fisher: List of Publications
A.J. Fisher, P.E. Blöchl and G.A.D. Briggs SurfaceScience 374 298-305 (1997).
Bifurcations and the transition to chaos in the resonant tunnelling diode.
W.A. Hofer, A.J. Fisher, G.P. Lopinski and R.A. Wolkow.
www.cmmp.ucl.ac.uk /~ajf/publications.html   (1673 words)

 Profile: Andrew Fisher
Andrew exercises 2-3 times a week at the local gym to keep healthy.
Andrew has co-authored a book with David Webb about their favourite game.
Andrew's phenomenal achievements are strong evidence that these techniques can work wonders (especially when teamed with natural talent and self-discipline).
www.scrabble.org.au /about/afisher.htm   (243 words)

 Robert Burns Country: The Burns Encyclopedia: Fisher, William (1737 — 1809)
Prototype of 'Holy Willie' was the son of Andrew Fisher, farmer at Montgarswood, Mauchline.
William Fisher farmed with his father, and at the age of 35 was chosen elder of the parish.
However, Fisher froze to death in a ditch on a snowy night in February 1809.
www.robertburns.org /encyclopedia/FisherWilliam17371511809.359.shtml   (628 words)

 UCD Chemistry Faculty
Fisher, A. J., MacRae, I. J., Beynon, J. D., Lansdon, E. B., and Segel, I. Optimizing an enzyme for its physiological role: Structural and functional comparisons of ATP sulfurylases from three different organisms.
Mogilner, A., Fisher, A. J., and Baskin, R. Structural changes in the neck linker of kinesin explain the load dependence of the motor's mechanical cycle.
Beynon, J., Rafanan Jr., E. R., Shen, B., and Fisher A. Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis of tetracenomycin A2 oxygenase: A flavoprotein hydroxylase involved in polyketide biosynthesis.
www-chem.ucdavis.edu /people/fisher.shtml   (1373 words)

 Fisher Weisman Interior Design and Decoration - Company Profile
Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman are widely recognized as designers with endless creativity and unerring taste.
There is no singular "Fisher Weisman style" -- both Andrew Fisher and Jeffry Weisman are well versed in historical and modern design and are known for the individually tailored interiors they craft to reflect and complement their clients' taste, lifestyle, and the places they live.
The spectacular Fisher Weisman studio is located in San Francisco, though their work takes the designers far and wide.
www.fisherweisman.com /company.html   (292 words)