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  Billy Hughes - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hughes was born in London of Welsh parents: his father was a carpenter at the House of Lords.
Hughes was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Assembly as a Labour member in 1894.
Hughes was furious at this betrayal by his party and nursed his grievance on the back-benches until 1929, when he led a group of back-bench rebels who crossed the floor of the Parliament to bring down the Bruce government.
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 Prime Minister - William (Billy) Hughes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hughes was convivial and persuasive, his ‘gift of the gab’, lively mind and fund of rollicking stories ensured he was known in a widening circle.
Hughes was a candidate in the New South Wales election at the end of 1894, and narrowly won the waterfront seat of Lang for the emerging Labor Party.
Hughes' state funeral in Sydney was one of the largest Australia has seen: some 450,000 spectators lined the streets to watch the passage of a flag-draped coffin on a gun carriage accompanied by a 3-km long procession of mourners.
www.gavmag.com /australia/pm_hughes.htm   (3252 words)

 First World War.com - Who's Who - Billy Hughes
William Morris ('Billy') Hughes (1862-1952) served as Australia's Prime Minister from 1915-23, a more martial figure than his predecessor Andrew Fisher and with views on the prosecution of the war more in line with those of the British Prime Minister David Lloyd George.
Hughes travelled to Britain in January 1916 to argue for greater Australian involvement in determining the conduct of the war.
Hughes travelled to London again in April 1918 to attend the Imperial War Cabinet and was in London when the armistice was agreed.
www.firstworldwar.com /bio/hughes.htm   (730 words)

 Australian War Memorial - Australia's Prime Ministers: William Morris Hughes
Hughes travelled to England in early 1916, ostensibly for discussions on the intentions of Japan in the Pacific, but while there he urged the application of greater economic pressure on Germany and more cooperation between England and her dominions.
Hughes was able to form a new cabinet with those who followed him out of the Labor Party, and he hoped that this group could form the basis of a new party.
Hughes, having been successful on those points he believed vital to Australia's interest, arrived home to a heroes' welcome; however, the end of the war saw his popularity wane, and he was defeated in the 1922 election.
www.awm.gov.au /pm/detail.asp?surname=Hughes   (869 words)

 01/21/2000: Media Advisory: Billy George Hughes Scheduled to be Executed
Hughes left Chattanooga for a small town to the northwest, where he burglarized a car and stole a 9 millimeter automatic in a holster, a.45 pistol in a holster, a.300 Magnum rifle with a scope, a.30 caliber carbine,.38 caliber shells, and an empty holster.
Hughes claimed that, after he left the motel and was pulled over by Troopers Frederick and Reichert, the troopers opened fire on him without provocation, whereupon he fired a blind shot out the window.
Hughes' petition for writ of certiorari was denied by the Supreme Court of the United States on May 15, 1995.
www.oag.state.tx.us /newspubs/newsarchive/2000/20000121hughesadvsy.htm   (2000 words)

 Billy Hughes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Hughes, 47 and the fourth-longest serving inmate of the 458 on Texas' death row, was a lightning rod for both sides of the capital punishment issue.
Hughes obtained two college degrees in religious education, registered as a death penalty lobbyist, became a certified paralegal, drew hundreds of cartoons for numerous organizations and wrote a book and a screenplay.
Hughes claimed he was reaching for his wallet when the officers shot at him without provocation.
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 Billy Hughes - Derby County FC - Football-Heroes.net
Billy Hughes arrived on loan at the Baseball Ground in August 1977 from Sunderland.
Hughes netted his first goal, a neat header, in a 2-2 draw with Leeds United on September 17th and within the next seven games had tallied another five, including both markers in the Rams 2-1 victory at Wolverhampton Wanderers on October 4th.
In the case of Hughes it was a solid enough argument, at the time of his transfer he was the clubs top scorer and was popular with the supporters for his hard working style.
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 Papers of William Morris Hughes - MS 1538
Hughes twice sought through referenda the approval of the electorate for compulsory military service, was expelled from the Labor Party and founded a new one, the National Party, and represented Australia at the Economic Conference of the Allies in 1916, the Imperial Conferences of 1918 and 1921 and the Paris Peace Conference in 1919.
Hughes was well known as an entertaining and at times inspiring speaker and, in addition to many addresses to Parliament and to election rallies, he spoke on a wide variety of subjects to innumerable conventions, dinners, gatherings of various sorts, and ceremonies.
Hughes was a member throughout, with the exception of a brief period early in 1944 when he temporarily obeyed a United Australia Party ruling that its representatives withdraw from the council.
nla.gov.au /nla.ms-ms1538   (12187 words)

 Billy George Hughes, Jr. #608
Billy was already lying on his back on the table with his right arm outstretched and the needle in it.
Hughes claimed he was reaching for his wallet when the officers shot at him, leading him to fire one shot which struck and killed Frederick.
Hughes was convicted of the crime in September 1976, but the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals later ruled that a juror had been excluded improperly and overturned the conviction in 1987.
www.clarkprosecutor.org /html/death/US/hughes608.htm   (7867 words)

 Hindsight - 18/02/01: Billy Hughes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Billy Hughes, born in London and raised in Wales, was Prime Minister of Australia from 1915-1923, and probably the most controversial man to ever hold that office.
Hughes remained in Federal Parliament until his death in 1952, causing trouble for his colleagues on the Right while yearning for his former comrades of the Left.
Billy Hughes was vituperative, vengeful, manipulative, amusing and unforgettable to those who knew him.
www.abc.net.au /rn/history/hindsight/stories/s250021.htm   (121 words)

 Rewind (ABC TV): Billy Hughes's Family Secret
Helen Hughes was beautiful, society's darling and daughter of the highest in the land.
So when you think of Billy Hughes, you might remember him as a tough wartime leader, as a brilliant speech-maker, or as one of Labor's most notorious rats, because, of course, he deserted the party.
ROBYN HUGHES: There's a relative who it would be wonderful to get to know, but obviously it's impossible to do that because he may not even be aware that he's in the family.
www.abc.net.au /tv/rewind/txt/s1168547.htm   (1782 words)

 Offender Information - Billy Hughes, Jr.
When the clerk confronted Hughes in his room about the stolen card, she noticed a gun on his bed.
Hughes immediately sped away from the scene as Trooper Reichert fired six times at the fleeing vehicle.
Additionally, Hughes had a 9 millimeter handgun loaded with thirteen or fourteen rounds on him when he was captured.
www.tdcj.state.tx.us /stat/hughesbillyinfo.htm   (470 words)

 One cap Wonder: Billy Hughes (Scotland)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
On Wearside Billy Hughes is known as the player who took the corner that led to THE GOAL.
Billy Hughes played over 300 times for Sunderland in a variety of attacking spots.
Hughes appeared alongside most of his team-mates from 1973 last year, at the funeral for manager Bob Stokoe.
www.squarefootball.net /article/inbrief.asp?iid=890   (506 words)

 Wilson's Blogmanac: Billy Hughes, the "Labor rat"
He was influenced by the book Progress and Poverty, by the then famous progressive American political economist, Henry George (who toured widely in Australia in 1890), but he forced a WWI anti-conscription struggle.
Hughes was the leader of the pro-conscription side and gradually as his politics moved rightward he split the Labor movement and became a pariah to Australian progressives.
In the early-1890s, before he became a "rat", as his political opponents with the labor movement called him during WWI, he had been associated with the establishment of a paper called The New Order, which was the brainchild of the anarchist Active Service Brigade leader, Arthur Desmond.
wilsonsalmanac.blogspot.com /2005/09/billy-hughes-labor-rat.html   (272 words)

 Australian Prime Ministers Andrew Fisher and Billy Hughes
While High Commissioner he served as a member of the Dardanelles Commission, and during the conscription controversy of 1916 he refused Hughes' request to sign a public statement supporting compulsory military service.
After his return to Australia in 1921 supporters tried to secure him a seat in federal parliament and to return him to Labor leadership, but he was not really interested.
Having qualified as a teacher he emigrated to Queensland where he worked variously (and suffering real poverty) as a stockman, factory hand, stone breaker, actor, ship's cook, railway fettler and bookseller before, in 1890, becoming an organizer for the Australian Workers Union.
www.firstaif.info /42/level2/leaders/prime_ministers.htm   (1824 words)

 Billy Hughes, SGT, Army, Wichita Falls TX, 29Nov68 37W006 - The Virtual Wall®
Billy Hughes, SGT, Army, Wichita Falls TX, 29Nov68 37W006 - The Virtual Wall®
In this instance, the sources vary in some cases - for example, Sergeant Hughes is placed in Alpha 2/2 by the Central Identification Laboratory Hawaii and his Presidential Letter of Condolences, but his mortuary record says Charlie 2/2.
In those cases we have gone with the majority unit assignment.
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 Hughes, Billy (William Morris) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Hughes, Billy (William Morris)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
He represented Australia in the Versailles peace conference after World War I. Mentioned in
Hugh the Drover, or Love in the Stocks
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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 DigiGuide : Billy Hughes Jr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
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 Encyclopedia article on Billy Hughes [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
William Morris Hughes (http://primeministers.naa.gov.au/meetpm.asp?pmId=8) - Australia's Prime Ministers / National Archives of Australia
Products related to Billy Hughes: books, DVD, electronics, garden, kitchen, magazines, music, photo, posters, software, tools, toys, VHS, videogames
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 Billy Hughes Pics - Billy Hughes News - Billy Hughes Information
Billy Hughes Pics - Billy Hughes News - Billy Hughes Information
Acquitted of murder, Max Dent confesses his guilt to his lawyer, who decides on vengeance.
Tell the world what you think of Billy Hughes.
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 Billy E. Hughes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Gone with the West (1975) (as Billy Hughes)....
Smoke in the Wind (1975) (as Billy Hughes Jr.)....
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 IMDb Name Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Bill Hughes (X) (Actor, Cyborg, il guerriero d'acciaio (1989))
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 Billy Hughes
But his abrasive manner made his colleagues reluctant to have him as Leader.
In September 1916 he was expelled from the Labor Party.
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 Sunderland's Billy Hughes runs out before the match
Sunderland's Billy Hughes runs out before the match - Soccer - Football League Division Two - Charlton Athletic v Sunderland - EMPICS Sports Photo Library
Sunderland's Billy Hughes runs out before the match
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 SUNYAC Men's Lacrosse Statistics - Plattsburgh State
Shots ## Name GP-GS Minutes GA GAAvg Saves Pct W L T Faced -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 1 Billy Hughes 12-3 642:21 114 10.65 149.567 6 6 0 234 2 Brian Csorny 6-0 77:39 17 13.14 19.528 0 0 0 54 Total...............
GA GAAvg Svs Pct W L T Sh ----------------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------- 1 Billy Hughes 12-3 642:21 114 10.65 149.567 6 6 0 234 6-3 314:48 64 12.20 69.519 2 4 0 168 2 Brian Csorny 6-0 77:39 17 13.14 19.528 0 0 0 54 3-0 45:12 11 14.60 18.621 0 0 0 42 Total...............
19 Billy Hughes vs SLUMEN (Mar 29) 18 Brian Csorny vs SUNY Cortland (Apr 30) GROUND BALLS.......
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 VH1.com : Billy Hughes : Artist Main
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 Billy Hughes
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 Billy Hughes, Sunderland
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