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  George Robert Gray: Tutte le informazioni su George Robert Gray su Encyclopedia.it   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
George Robert Gray: Tutte le informazioni su George Robert Gray su Encyclopedia.it
George Robert Gray (8 luglio 1808-6 maggio 1872) ornitologo britannico.
Assistente del fratello J. Gray, rettore del Dipartimento zoologico del British Museum di Londra, è incaricato della collezione ornitologica dal 1831, pubblicò numerosi articoli sui reperti ricevuti e conservati nel museo.
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 George Robert Gray - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Robert Gray (July 8, 1808 - May 6, 1872) was an English zoologist and author and head of the ornithological section of the British Museum in London for forty-one years.
George Gray's most important publication was his Genera of Birds (1844-49), illustrated by David William Mitchell and Joseph Wolf, which included 46,000 references.
Gray's original description of the Gray's Grasshopper Warbler which was named for him appeared in 1860.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Robert_Gray   (209 words)

 Gray Family
Nathaniel's son William Gray was born in Campsey-Ash in 1755 and was married in the Parish Church to Mary Cole in 1783.
Their son James Gray was born in Tunstall in 1787 and married to Peggy Pells in the same locale in 1808.
George Gray, born 6 September 1854, pursued a career as a bricklayer and builder, and died in 1920 at Wandsworth, London.
www.phillipsplace.net /genealogy/surnames/gray.html   (482 words)

 Captain Robert Gray
Captain Robert Gray, a Yankee trader, was born in Rhode Island in 1755.
John Kendrick was at the helm of the Columbia and Capt. Robert Gray was in charge of the Lady Washington.
Gray informed Vancouver that he had recently lain for nine days off the mouth of a large river where the reflux was so violent he dared not attempt to enter.
www.oregonpioneers.com /gray.htm   (1043 words)

 Captain James Gray, Ironmaster at Little Falls - Passaic County Historical Society
Cruikshank concludes that James Gray purchased the riverbeds and lands on the south of the river from Board and Ward for the purpose of establishing an iron foundry on the south bank.
Gray and asked him to either remove the dam or at least lower it that they might be spared their annual crop losses.
Gray, by his uncle of the island of Jamaica in the year 1772 which purchase was made by the said Robert Gray the Elder Sheriff Sale,……the deeds for which are not in the hands of Col. Richd.
www.lambertcastle.org /gray.html   (1562 words)

 Robert Gray: First Bishop of Cape Town
For their work St. George's Home had prepared the way, by overcoming prejudices and suspicions, initiating work, and bringing the Church to realize that the work of religious communities is indispensable in regions where the Church must for centuries to come be largely missionary.
Robert Gray was one in whom, by the grace of God, those three elements which von Hugel has insisted to be necessary to ripeness and fullness of Christian living were held in balance.
Bishop Gray's assertion of the Church's independence and of her inherent powers encouraged all in England who were combining to resist the intrusion of the civil power into the spiritual affairs of the Church.
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 HistoryLink Essay:Captains Robert Gray and George Vancouver meet off the Washington coast on April 28 or 29, 1792.
Robert Gray, born in Tiverton, Rhode Island, on May 10, 1755, was on his second trading voyage to the Northwest.
Gray spent the summer and fall of 1791 trading along the coast, and the winter in Clayoquot Sound, Vancouver Island.
Gray also told the British explorer about the great river he had tried unsuccessfully to enter, explaining that he was on his way to try again.
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 Federal Bureau of Investigation - Directors, Then and Now
Gray served as Military Assistant to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Gray as Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Division in the Department of Justice.
Gray was appointed Deputy Attorney General but before he could be confirmed by the full Senate, his nomination was withdrawn.
www.fbi.gov /libref/directors/gray.htm   (254 words)

 Robert Gray Army Airfield
Robert Gray Army Airfield at Fort Hood should not confused with Gray Army Airfield at Fort Lewis.
Robert Gray Army Airfield is located at West Fort Hood, southwest of the main post, approximately eight miles from main Fort Hood and 10 miles from Killeen.
Gray, and Sgt. George Larkin, for who the airfield Deployment Terminal is named, were members of the famous “Doolittle Raid” on Tokyo in April 1942.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/facility/robert-gray.htm   (1201 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Gray,
Gray, Asa GRAY, ASA [Gray, Asa] 1810-88, one of America's leading botanists and taxonomists, b.
Gray, Robert GRAY, ROBERT [Gray, Robert] 1755-1806, American sea captain, discoverer of the Columbia River, b.
Gray, Hanna Holborn GRAY, HANNA HOLBORN [Gray, Hanna Holborn] 1930-, American historian, president of the Univ. of Chicago (1978-93), b.
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 William James Gray
Ex-sergeant Gray was a member of the RCMP detachment to England to take part in the Coronation ceremony for King George V for which he was entitled to wear the George V Coronation Medal.
Gray was predeceased by his parents in Scotland and by two brothers, Thomas, Falkirk, Scotland, and Arthur, Vancouver, B. Three sisters survive him, Mary, Mrs.
Gray was buried in St. Peter's cemetery on Thursday, October 22, in the presence of all the members of the family, many relatives and friends.
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 Gray Monk Estate Winery and Grapevine Restaurant - N. Okanagan Valley, British Columbia Wine Country
It is this final approach to Gray Monk that is worthy of pause, with its awesome views of neatly planted vineyards, sloping toward the shore of Lake Okanagan at its narrow and northernmost point.
Gray Monk may be considered off the beaten winery path of the Okanagan region, the rewards of a visit are well worth the effort.
Add to these family assets George Sr.'s years of exhaustive research and experimentation, and his natural feel for grape growing, and its no wonder Gray Monk's fine VQA wines are consistently among the most awarded estate wineries in British Columbia.
www.winesnw.com /graymonk.htm   (1115 words)

 Rediscovering George Washington . Timeline: Revolutionary War | PBS
Washington co-authors with George Mason the Fairfax County Resolves, which protest the British "Intolerable Acts"--punitive legislation passed by the British in the wake of the December 16th, 1773, Boston Tea Party.
George Clinton and Israel Putnam decide to retreat north with the remnant of their troops.
April 6, George Washington's general orders contain an account of the Major General Benedict Arnold's conviction by the Executive Council of Pennsylvania on two of four charges of malfeasance while Arnold was military governor of Philadelphia.
www.pbs.org /georgewashington/timeline/revolutionary_war.html   (8212 words)

 Gray and Prior Machine Company Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gray and Prior didn't start out in the building on Windsor St. Their first building was on High St. but as their production increased, they moved into a new location on Asylum St. and soon moved to the Windsor St. location for the same reason.
George Prior was an inventive genius and contributed much to the initial success of the company.
Gray and Prior continued to manufacture the engines for more than 25 years, until they sold the tooling and the designs for the Hartford Sturdy Twin to the Indian Motorcycle Company in Springfield, MA for $15,000.
www.grayandprior.com /history.htm   (439 words)

 Gordon Gray - SourceWatch
Robert D. Murphy, to perform duties in accordance with Executive Order 10700 dated February 25, 1957, as mended, in addition to your other duties.
In addition to serving as president of the University system, Gordon Gray was chairman of the board of Piedmont Publishing Co. ; publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal and Sentinel; chairman of the National Trust for Historic Preservation; and Secretary of the Army.
A lawyer, Gray's service to the federal government began with his appointment as President Harry S. Truman's assistant secretary of the war in 1947; two years later, he was appointed to secretary of the Army.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Gordon_Gray   (718 words)

 Robert Burns Country: The Burns Encyclopedia: Thomson, George (1757-1851)
From the start, Burns made it plain to Thomson, as he had done earlier to Johnson, that he intended to abide by the editorial decision — an unfortunate admission as things turned out, for Thomson had neither Johnson's sturdy literary sense nor his humility.
There is a tradition, which I have met with in many places of Scotland, that it was Robert Bruce's March at the battle of Bannock-burn.
This thought, in my yesternight's evening walk, warmed me to a pitch of enthusiasm on the theme of Liberty and Independance, which I threw into a kind of Scots Ode, fitted to the Air, that one might suppose to be the gallant ROYAL SCOT'S address to his heroic followers on that eventful morning.
www.robertburns.org /encyclopedia/ThomsonGeorge1757-1851.858.shtml   (3609 words)

Gray mastered the art of flying bombers at Tacoma, Wash. After being promoted to first lieutenant, he was selected for the raid on Tokyo.
The raid – dubbed in the local paper as “Bob Gray calls on the Mikado” – was launched from the aircraft carrier USS Hornet under the command of Vice Admiral William F. Halsey.
Gray’s plane was third off the carrier, and he and his crew delivered four 500-pound bombs over Tokyo.
www.doolittleraider.com /raiders/gray.htm   (2445 words)

 George and Daphna Gray   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
GEORGE LAWERENCEN GRAY was born at Friend, Oregon, September, 1911, to ROBERT and MINNIE KAYLOR GRAY.
GEORGE married DAPHNA January 22, 1934, and spent most of his life working in the area sawmills as a lunber grader with short times out as a welder, welding instructor, and head man for Oregon Ship Yards in Portland and as a ranch owner at Parkdale in the Hood River Valley.
GEORGE and DAPHNA have three sons: CORVAL GEORGE GRAY born in Prineville December 1934, a computer analyst instructor.
www.geocities.com /possumlover3/GENEALOGY/gray_george.html   (534 words)

 List of biologists - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
George Bentham, (1800-1884), English botanist (abbr; in botany : Benth.)
George Emil Palade (born 1912), Romanian-American biologist, discoverer of ribosomes, Nobel Prize
George C. Williams (born 1926), American evolutionary biologist, credited with introducing the Gene-centered view of evolution, which sparked the Williams Revolution
www.startsurfing.com /encyclopedia/l/i/s/List_of_biologists.html   (1722 words)

 Gray Family
Ann Gray appears to have been unmarried at the time of her father's death, whereas her sister Elizabeth received only a token inheritance, suggesting that she was already married and settled, and had received her share earlier.
Benjamin Gray was under age when his father died, and chose his brother William as guardian in 1759, when he was age 14, indicating that he was born about 1745.
John Gray was in Randolph Co. NC by the time of the Revolution, marrying Jannet Greer here in 1776 and serving as a Captain in the 3rd NC regiment in 1778.
www.duke.edu /web/chlamy/gray.html   (465 words)

 George Fox University: About GFU
NEWBERG, Ore. -- "Substantial completion" of George Fox University's $7 million, 40,000 square-foot Edward F. Stevens Center is on schedule to occur by July 15, and the new centerpiece structure on the Newberg campus will be fully occupied by mid- August.
Contractor is Robert Gray Partners, Inc. of Sherwood, Ore. Designer is Boora Architects of Portland, Ore.
Named for the longtime George Fox president who died of cancer in 1998, the Stevens Center is a key component to the university's long-range development plan and is one of the projects highlighted in George Fox's current $22 million Legacy Campaign.
www.georgefox.edu /events/press.cgi?id=980   (366 words)

 Richard HermanWednesday, March 30, 2005 1:10:45 PM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Robert George Gray Funeral for Robert George Gray, 81, a former Garden City resident, will be 1:30 p.m.
Gray died Saturday, March 26, 2005, at his home in Moville, Iowa, after a lengthy illness.
Gray was a member of Moville United Methodist Church and Cushing American Legion.
www.gctelegram.com /obits/2005/March/30/rgray.html   (203 words)

 George Meade
General Joseph Hooker reorganizes the Army of the Potomac appointing J. Reynolds, Darius Couch, Dan Sickles, George Meade, John Sedgwick, W. Smith Franz Sigel and Henry Slocum in command of individual corps.
As Robert E. Lee moved north into Pennsylvania in June, 1863, the Army of the Potomac was in turmoil.
Joe Hooker was gone and George Meade, his able lieutenant from Pennsylvania stood ready to impose his army between Lee and Washington while trying to save his state from the Rebel invasion.
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 Robert George
Barone addresses what seems to be the most unusual aspect of this current election: Even as George W. Bush has held to a fairly consistent popular vote lead in most polls, the major states can hardly be called "sewn up" for him.
Other maps disagree, but the larger point is that it is now entirely conceivable that George W. Bush may win next week (both popular and electoral vote) without winning New York, California, Florida or Illinois.
But Democratic governor Gray Davis is waging a full war with the state GOP to keep the Golden State in the Gore column.
www.nationalreview.com /george/georgeprint110100.html   (651 words)

 George Glazer Gallery - Pink Flamingo Natural History Study
The nest is placed on a hillock, which the female forms of mud to the height of a foot and a half, having the top truncated and concave, whereon are deposited two or three eggs; these are hatched by the bird couching over them."
George Gray made major contributions to the study of ornithology over the course of a 41-year career at the British Museum, which he joined as an assistant in 1831, eventually becoming curator of its ornithological collections.
He was also a corresponding member of numerous natural history and science academies and societies as well as being the author of several entomological publications and contributed to the English edition of Cuvier's Règne animal and Agassiz's Nomenclator zoologicus.
www.georgeglazer.com /prints/nathist/birds/grayflam.html   (819 words)

 HST Faculty Biosketch - Martha L. Gray, Ph.D. (HST’86)
Professor Gray’s research is geared towards understanding and, ultimately preventing or slowing the cartilage degeneration that affects at least 6 out of 10 people over age 45.
Over the last decade, the efforts of Professor Gray and her colleagues have been primarily directed at establishing MRI tools that provide a picture of the biochemical and functional properties of the tissue.
Kim, Y-J., Jaramillo, D., Millis, M.B., Gray, M.L., Burstein, D. Assessment of Early Osteoarthritis in Hip Dysplasia with Delayed Gadolinium-Enhanced MRI of Cartilage.
hst.mit.edu /biosketch/Gray.html   (385 words)

 CSLA: Shirley B. Gray
Gray, S. B., and Malakyan, Tagui, The Witch of Agnesi: A Lasting Contribution from the First Surviving Mathematical Work by a Woman.
Gray, S.I.B., A Mathematics Treasure in California, The Mathematical Intelligencer, 20(2), 41-46.
Gray, Shirley B. and Mena, Robert A. Amusements in the History of Mathematics, PRIMUS, VII(4), 317-328.
www.calstatela.edu /faculty/sgray/sgray.txt   (976 words)

Robert S. Gray, George Cybenko, David Kotz, Ronald A. Peterson, and Daniela Rus.
Robert S. Gray, David Kotz, Ronald A. Peterson, Jr., Joyce Barton, Daria Chacón, Peter Gerken, Martin Hofmann, Jeffrey Bradshaw, Maggie Breedy, Renia Jeffers, and Niranjan Suri.
Robert S. Gray, David Kotz, Ronald A. Peterson, Jr., Peter Gerken, Martin Hofmann, Daria Chacón, Greg Hill, and Niranjan Suri.
www.cs.dartmouth.edu /research/node120.html   (909 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Gravley to Gray
Gray, Elizabeth — of Tulsa, Tulsa County, Okla. Republican.
Gray, Garland — of Waverly, Sussex County, Va. Democrat.
Gray, Patricia — of Etlan, Madison County, Va. Democrat.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/gravolet-gray.html   (1321 words)

 Gray, George Robert - Bright Sparcs Biographical entry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Gray, George Robert - Bright Sparcs Biographical entry
George Robert Gray was in charge of the bird collection at the British Museum from 1831.
Senior Assistant to his brother, J.E. Gray, Keeper of the Zoological Department, British Museum; in charge of the bird collection, British Museum from 1831.
www.asap.unimelb.edu.au /bsparcs/biogs/P000452b.htm   (115 words)

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