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  George Henry Williams Summary
Williams served as both a state judge and a U.S. Senator but is best remembered for failing to win Senate confirmation as chief justice of the United States.
George Henry Williams (March 23, 1823–April 4, 1910) was an American judge and statesman.
Williams was nominated to be Chief Justice of the United States in 1873, but he later withdrew from consideration.
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Williams was born Egbert Austin Williams on the island of San Franc...
Williams was born in 1893 he ran the family plantation and kept a law pra...
Williams, Iowa Williams is a city located in 2000 census, the city had a total population of 427.
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 Alan Williams Family History - pafg08 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
George Gent was born on 8 Jun 1803 in Bethnal Green.
William Williams was born in 1838 in Twickenham.
William was counted in a census in 1881 in 1 Tapp St. Middlesex.
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 American President
George Henry Williams was born in 1823 in New Lebanon, New York.
A Democrat, Williams opposed slavery, especially in Oregon Territory, and was a member of the 1858 constitutional convention that helped the territory become a state in 1859.
George Williams campaigned for the election of Rutherford B. Hayes as President of the United States in 1876, established a law practice in Portland, Oregon, and ultimately served as mayor of Portland from 1902 to 1905.
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 Henry George Summary
George moved to New York in 1880, where his fame was such that he was asked to run for mayor as a reform candidate in 1886; he was narrowly defeated by Abram Hewitt but ran ahead of the Republican candidate, Theodore Roosevelt.
In it George made the argument that nearly all of the wealth created by social and technological advances in a free market economy is captured by land owners and monopolists via economic rents, and that this concentration of unearned wealth is the root cause of poverty.
George considered it a great injustice to restrict a man from using natural resources, and believed such restrictions were equivalent to slavery, a concept known as wage slavery.
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Williams recalled the image had left such an impression on him, he “took a piece of paper out of my pocket and wrote a short poem about it” (Williams 172).
His old friend Williams theorized it was the artist’s often stubborn refusal to inject himself with insulin that caused his death (Farnham 174).
The poet Williams took the occasion of his friend’s death to create one more imagist poem for Demuth, “The Crimson Cyclamen.” It was a fitting elegy for the passing of his friend, described as an attempt to capture “the feeling of a Demuth still life through words” (Costello II).
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 The W. Kay Williams Genealogy Page - aqwg06
George Henry WILLIAMS was born 1874 in Oldham, Lan, Eng.
William Edward WILLIAMS was born 2 Jun 1878 in Oldham, Lan, Eng.
William was an excellent swimmer and, in spite of the storm, he dove into the water in an attempt to rescue the passenger.
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 Henry Sylvester Williams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
For Williams was indeed a remarkable man.   He was a fl man of humble birth, but sound education who passionately believed that African people and people of African descent had the right to be looking after their own affairs, forging their own destiny.
  Williams was born of African descent in 1869 in Arouca.
Williams influenced WEB Du Bois, who participated in the 1900 conference and who has come to be known as the father of modern Pan-Africanism.
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 raceandhistory.com - Henry Sylvester Williams
IT IS FITTING that on African Liberation Day we should remember Henry Sylvester Williams, the remarkable Trinidadian who organised the first Pan-African Conference in 1900, because though he was not socialist, he passionately believed that African people and people of African descent should not be dictated to by their colonial masters.
Williams influenced W E B Du Bois, who participated in the 1900 conference and who has come to be known as the father of modern Pan-Africanism.
Williams' good friend, Trinidad attorney Muzumbo Lazare, who at the time was in London taking part in Queen Victoria's 60th anniversary celebrations as an officer of Trinidad Light Infantry Volunteers also met Kinloch and was appalled at the horrible treatment the Africans were receiving.
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 Williams, Raymond
Raymond Williams was to become one of Britain's greatest post-war cultural historians, theorists and polemicists.
Williams' contribution to cultural thinking was that of the Cambridge professor who never forgot the Welsh village of his childhood.
He was a theorist of literature who himself wrote novels; an historian of drama who was also a playwright; and a commentator on TV and the mass media who himself regularly contributed to the medium in a variety of ways.
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 Williams Family Tree
William Henry Married according to the rites and ceremonies of the established church after banns by W. Tattershall.
William Henry died 6 February 1941 at 1015 Tenth Street, Trafford Park, Manchester, and was cremated at Southern Cemetery.
William Henry emigrated to Australia 11 November 1914 to be with his brother Joseph.
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 George Williams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Hunston Williams, 1914-2000, historian, professor of the Harvard University [1]
George H. Williams, 1918-2003, former president of American University
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists pages that might otherwise share the same title.
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George W. Pease was active in all civic aspects of the community, from the Congregational Church to the local academy.
In sharp contrast, George's grandmother was of a mystical nature, in James Luther Adams's words, "prone to absorption in an ecstasy of peace, particularly during the celebration of the Lord's Supper." By his own admission, George's temperament, together with his lifelong fascination for atonement and the sacraments were rooted in Huntsburg.
Expressed here as vividly as anywhere in his writings, George passion for the environment and his devotion to the academy lead to a conceptual breakthrough in which each (as with body and mind) is completed by a devout attention to the other.
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 History of G.H. Williams' bicycle shop, Headington
Their son, George Henry Williams, was born on 3 July 1882 and baptised in St Andrew's Church: he of course is the eponymous G. Williams.
In December 1885 George Williams senior purchased land in Lime Walk from the Revd John Taylor and built 117 Walk for his family, including a laundry for his wife.
George Williams was put in charge of the retail side of the business, and within a few years had bought the shop.
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George Henry Williams was born April 8, 1747 and died March 7, 1820 in Giles County.
Henry Williams, son of Susannah Williams, was born in Mont­gomery County October 30, 1801.
William Lloyd Thomas, son of Melvin Blake Thomas and Gladys Alma Waterman Thomas, was born August 19, 1936 in Pasadena, California.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
He was probably the same Henry Williams, born in North Carolina around 1803, whom the 1860 census listed as a farmer, aged fifty-six, living in Matagorda County with his fifty-four-year-old wife, Susan R. of Kentucky, and five children, all born in Texas.
In January 1827 one Henry Williams was present at a meeting that declared loyalty to the Mexican government and protested the Fredonian Rebellion.
In 1840 one Henry Williams was among the jurors in the Matagorda trial of Albert G. Newton for the 1839 shooting death of Samuel Rhoads Fisher.
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 Harless Homepage - Person Page 4
     Henry Epling was born circa 1810 at Virginia.
     William Harless was born circa 1831 at Virginia.
William Riley Scott married Mary Elizabeth Harless, daughter of John Harless and Elizabeth Harless, 8 February 1855 at Giles County, Virginia.
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 George Graham Reviews Brooks Williams' "Hundred Year Shadow"
Brooks Williams is distinctive in that as well as being a singer-songwriter, he also has a reputation as a formidable guitarist, and he usually includes at least one instrumental in each of his records.
Williams is a first-rate lyric writer and has a warm appealing vocal style that has been compared to James Taylor.
Williams' work on the arrangements and on giving the album its distinctive mostly acoustic but eclectic sound, contributes much to the songs.
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 George H. Williams
Williams was appointed judge of the first judicial district of Iowa (1847-1852) and chief justice of the Territory of Oregon (1853-1857).
A member of the Republican Party, Williams was elected to Congress in 1864 and became a leading figure in the group that became known as the
Williams was highly critical of President Andrew Johnson and voted for his impeachment in 1868.
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 Hill's Native Art - Native Artist's Bios - Henry George Williams
Henry George Williams was born January 28, 1961, in Alert Bay.
Henry inherited the family crests of Thunderbird from his father and Raven from his mother.
Always challenging himself to develop his skill and style, Henry is one of many Northwest coast artists who are preserving the carving traditions of his ancestors for future generations.
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Thomas Williams was a witness on behalf of Roger Williams in a 1755 lawsuit against Williams Hudgens in Cumberland County.
If John Williams, the bondsman, was Nancy's father, then John the pensioner is the only John in the county old enough to be her father.
William Pryor; removed to Texas and Webster Cos., MO. William was the brother of John Henry and Matthew Pryor, who also m.
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Rather, on Saint Agnes Day, in 1457, Henry was born to a thirteen-year-old girl, recently widowed of her husband Edmund Tudor, at the Welsh castle of her baby’s uncle, the capable and very loyal to his own Jasper Tudor.
Henry VII - not a weak King by any means- didn't hesitate to scythe down his rivals, even with little cause.
Williams; Henry VII; George Weideham and Nicolson, 1973
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 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Williams, G to I
Williams, George Fred (1852-1932) — also known as George F. Williams — of Massachusetts.
Williams, George Howard (1871-1963) — also known as George H. Williams — of Missouri.
Robert Williams; grandfather of Henry A. Williams (1895-?).
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 American Pioneers In Antigonish   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The fact that Williams and Pushee were in a unit consisting entirely of former officers and men of the American Continental Army suggests strongly that there was an en masse movement into the British Army, in response to the British pledge that the Americans would not be called upon to fight their own people.
Williams, fearing that the day was very far distant when the county would boast of a school, became anxious for the education of her boy, then six years of age.
Williams had his axe in hand and blazed trees along the trail as they struck into the wilderness that faced them when they left the head-waters of the Harbour.
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 Henry Williams Treaty Copy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
At the beginning of April, Henry Williams left the Bay of Islands on the schooner Ariel to carry out treaty negotiations in the south.
Having left a treaty copy with William Williams at Turanga (Gisborne) on 8 April, he arrived at Port Nicholson (Wellington) in mid April.
In May, Williams received chiefs' agreement at Otaki, Waikanae, in the Manawatu, at Wanganui, and at Motu Ngarara, a small island off the southern tip of Kapiti.
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Henry Williams Howard was born in Marseilles, Illinois, in 1867, the son of George A. Howard.
He was educated at Mount Sharon Academy and at Rush Medical College from which he graduated in 1890.
In may, 1893, Dr. Howard arrived in the Islands, accompanied by his wife, to accept the position of government physician at Kapaa, Kauai.
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 CMT.com : Henry Williams : Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
A jazz/blues singer and dancer who enjoyed middling success in the '30s, Williams biggest claim to posterity had mostly to do with being in the right place at the right time: Miles Davis made his initial recordings on a Williams-led session.
As for Williams, his career straddled jazz and vaudeville.
Williams also performed with several big-name jazz band leaders, including Fletcher Henderson and Chick Webb.
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 George, Henry --  Britannica Student Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
A versatile English philosopher, literary critic, dramatist, actor, scientist, and editor, George Henry Lewes contributed most significantly to the development of empirical metaphysics, a branch of the field of study concerned with the nature of reality.
The “Rock of Chickamauga” was the title given to General George Henry Thomas.
In a dramatization, George Washington recalls crossing the Delaware, spending the winter at Valley Forge and defeating the British at the Battle of Yorktown.
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 George Henry Williams
WILLIAMS, George Henry, jurist, born in New Lebanon, Columbia County, New York, 23 March, 1823.
He was a member of the convention that framed the constitution of Oregon in 1858, and, having been elected United States senator from the state as a Union Republican, served from 4 December, 1865, till 3 March, 1871.
He served in the civil war, was a lieutenant-colonel of artillery in the Republican army of Mexico in 1865-'7, and attended school at Newton Centre, Massachusetts, until 1874.
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 Ted Williams
Ted Williams, aka "Teddy Ballgame," "The Splendid Splinter" and "The Kid," was number nine on Boston Red Sox in a two decade baseball career starting in 1939, with time out for two stints in the military.
His son, John Henry Williams, who had seen little of his father while growing up, had become close to his father in his last years.
The younger Williams who was studying business at the University of Maine got the idea of selling a fifty-year commemorative T-shirt honoring his father's.406 batting average in 1941.
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 Williams College | Sports Information
As sophomores George Miller, Bucky Marshall, and Cameron Henry will work to refine their games as they hope to continue to outlast expectations.
This year's Williams men’s squash team is undoubtedly stronger than last year; the big question is -- can they move up in the college rankings.
George Miller, Bernard Yaros, Cameron Henry, and Bucky Marshall compose a solid first year class that looks to bolster the Eph lineup and make an impact in the close matches.
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