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  James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon (8 January 1871 - 24 November 1940) was a prominent Irish unionist politician, leader of the Ulster Unionist Party and the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland.
James Craig was born at Sydenham, Belfast, the son of a wealthy whiskey distiller.
Craig was still prime minister when he died peacefully at his home at Glencraig, County Down, in 1940.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/James_Craig,_1st_Viscount_Craigavon   (318 words)

 Beers: Craig p. 1310
Here John Craig married Ellen, a daughter of James Craig, and one child was born to their union, Rebecca, who died after reaching adult age This wife being called to her long home, Mr.
Craig married, for his second wife, Eleanor, a daughter of Patrick Craig, of Donegal township, and the results of this union were the following children: Jane, William, John, Eleanor, Mary, Samuel, James, Roland and Margaret, all now deceased except James.
James Craig was born May 25, 1825, in Donegal township, Washington Co., Penn., where his boyhood and youth were passed, alternating between book lessons at school and practical lessons on his father's farm.
www.chartiers.com /beers-project/articles/craig-1310.html   (446 words)

 Portrait of Sir James Gibson Craig (1765-1850) by Colvin Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
His ancestor, Sir Alexander Gibson, lord president of the court of session in the reign of James VI, married the eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Craig of Riccarton, the feudal lawyer of Scotland [q.v.].
In 1823 James Gibson succeeded under entail to the estate of Riccarton (Midlothian), and took the additional name of Craig.He was educated at the high school, Edinburgh.
Craig and Jeffrey, though staunch friends and colleagues, had their differences; Jeffrey did not always sympathise with Craig's zeal, and Cockburn records that he had not infrequently, especially when lord advocate, to check his ‘interference.’ Craig was, indeed, somewhat wilful and fond of his own way, though his wilfulness was tempered by sound judgment.
www.antiqnet.com /detail,portrait-sir-james,387607.html   (876 words)

 Journals   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I suppose his Grandfather's name was James, and I was told that he greatly desired to return in answer to the letters, but that his wife was violently opposed to his ever crossing the sea again, as it meant weary weeks or months on the sea, and attended with great dangers and hardships.
The early Craig's were not an educated people, in the modern sense; but they possessed good hard sense, and were sufficiently educated and cultivated to meet the demands of their age.
Isabel Craig This woman was the only daughter of William Craige the Patriarch, and it is impossible to say whether she was older or younger than some of her brothers, but judging from the age of her family, she must have been among the eldest.
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 James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon (8 January 1871 - 24 November 1940) was a prominent Unionist politician and the first Prime Minister of Northern Ireland.
In the latter year he was elected to the Northern Ireland House of Commons as member for County Down.
Craig rallied the Protestant opposition to Irish Home Rule in Ulster before the First World War, organising the Ulster Volunteer Force.
www.open-encyclopedia.com /James_Craig%2C_1st_Viscount_Craigavon   (265 words)

 James Craig Builders - Home Builder - Milwaukee, WI - The Expert Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All of us at James Craig understand that we are providing more than the construction of your new home, we are providing service from the first time we meet you until your warranty is complete.
Craig believes strongly that you should know what you are building and how much it will cost you before you sign a contract to build.
Craig is scheduled to be the President of the Metropolitan Builders Association in 2005, and has spent many years as Chairman and Member of the Construction Arbitration Board of the MBA.
www.asktheexperts.org /wtmj/401012.html   (946 words)

 DANFS: USS James E. Craig (DE-201)
James Edwin Craig, born Jacksonville, Fla., 29 October 1901, was appointed to the Naval Academy 3 July 1918.
James E. Craig, returning from radar picket patrol to her assigned ASW station, made radar contact with six low-flying unidentified planes approaching from the south at approximately 190 knots.
James E. Craig resumed ASW operations at the harbor entrance for several days until troublesome submarine detection equipment forced her to retire to Mangarin Harbor 14 January.
www.ibiblio.org /hyperwar/USN/ships/dafs/DE/de201.html   (1519 words)

 James Craig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James Henry Craig (1748-1812); British military officer and colonial administrator of The Canadas
James Craig, Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1855
James Craig, birth name James Henry Meador (1912-1985); American actor
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/James_Craig   (119 words)

 Sir James Craig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James Craig was born in Belfast, the son of wealthy whiskey distiller.
He succeeded EdwardCarson as leader of the Northern Unionists in February 1921 became prime minister of Northern Ireland in June of the sameyear.
Craig still held the post of prime minister when he died peacefullyat his home 1940 and was succeeded by the Minister of Finance John Miller Andrews.
www.therfcc.org /sir-james-craig-107954.html   (174 words)

 Sydney Heritage Fleet - James Craig general information
In 1900 she was purchased by Mr J J Craig of Auckland and was used on trans-Tasman trade routes as a general cargo carrier.
In 1905 she was re-named James Craig and then a short six years later, in 1911, she was laid up because increasing competition from steam ships made sailing vessels uneconomical.
A fine painting of James Craig leaving on her final voyage to Hobart in 1920 can be seen on the website of noted Australian marine artist Robert Carter.
www.australianheritagefleet.com.au /JCraig/JCraig.html   (607 words)

 Encyclopedia: James Craig (VC)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James Craig was a Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.
On 6 September 1855 at Sebastopol, Crimea, Colour-Sergeant Craig volunteered and personally collected other volunteers, to go out under heavy fire to look for a captain of his regiment who was supposed to be wounded.
Sergeant Craig brought in the body of that officer whom he found dead, and while doing so was himself wounded.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/James-Craig-%28VC%29   (209 words)

 Comic creator: James Craig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Jim Craig was born in Toronto, Ontario, in 1954.
In 1975 Craig teamed up with the writer James Waley on a revamp of the Canadian superhero, 'The Northern Light', and their definitive version of the hero continued to appear in Waley's ORB magazine (# 4 and 5) and in Power Comics (# 4).
During the 1975-1995 period, Craig also contributed to various Marvel Comics titles, including 'Master of Kung-Fu', 'Marvel Premiere', 'Spider-Man: The Trial of Venom', 'The Scorpion', 'The Hands of the Dragon', 'Wulf the Barbarian', and 'The 3-D Man'.
www.lambiek.net /craig_james.htm   (211 words)

 Learn more about James Craig in the online encyclopedia.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was educated in Scotland and after working as a stockbroker he served with the British Army in the Boer War.
He was created a baronet in 1918 and a viscount in 1927.
Craig still held the post of prime minister when he died peacefully at his home 1940 and was succeeded by the Minister of Finance John Andrews.
www.onlineencyclopedia.org /j/ja/james_craig.html   (260 words)

 James R. Craig
Craig, J.R. and Vaughan, D.J., 1990, Compositional and textural variations of the major iron and base metal sulphide minerals, in PMJ Gray ed., Sulphide Deposits--Their Origin and Processing.
Groen, J.C., Craig, J.R. and Najjar, M.S. (1990) Mineralogic analogues in petroleum-coke gasification slag.
Craig, J.R. and Vokes, F.M. (1991) The Metamorphism of Pyrite and Pyritic Ores, Mineral.
www.geol.vt.edu /profs/oldfiles/djrc.html   (676 words)

James Thompson came with his parents to this county from Ireland in 1796, when he was but fifteen years of age.
Walter CRAIG, of Cross Creek, Washington county, PA The writer of this article was a schoolmate at the Old Factory school, and knew him well.
Walter CRAIG, by occupation a weaver, and his wife, Jean/Jane (McCLEAN) CRAIG, "in 1791 Walter CRAIG and family came to America and settled in West Middletown, PA. Their children were named as follows: David, Thomas, Ann, Beckie, William, John, Walter, Jane and Susan.
www.irishgenealogy.com /craig.htm   (2994 words)

 James Craig Preferred Performance Exterior   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James Craig uses this membrane in all valleys and at roof wall intersections to prevent leaks associated with ice damming and driving rain.
At James Craig we use valley flashing, roof vents and gutter apron that are color matched to the roof.
James Craig installs a separate GFCI at each exterior outlet and at the electrical panel.
www.jamescraigbuilders.com /sub/services/ppe.html   (1115 words)

 Craig James Green - Bio   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Craig James Green blends a unique style of jazz, world and contemporary music.
A New Orleans native, Craig's roots lie in the diverse blend of styles he was exposed to growing up in the home of jazz.
In 1997 Craig joined forces with fellow guitarist Nelson Soucek to form the world fusion group “Like Minds” Their first project Strange Dreams is released on the Liberal Palette label.
www.craigjgreen.com /bio.htm   (293 words)

 Additional Reading (from Craigavon, James Craig, 1st Viscount) --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was named after James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, the first prime minister (1921–40) of Northern Ireland.
Most of his life was devoted to thinking about the theater of the future, and the inspiration behind much of the practice and theory in the theater today stems from his pioneering work.
Craig Vetter, president of Vetter Design Works and of Equalizer, a company that manufactured wheelchairs and wheelchair parts, was best known for the Windjammer Fairing.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-92311?tocId=92311   (770 words)

 James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was educated at Merchiston School in Edinburgh and after working as a stockbroker with the British Army in the Boer War.
In the latter year he was to the Northern Ireland House of Commons as member for County Down.
Craig was still prime Minister when he peacefully at his home at Glencraig County in 1940.
www.freeglossary.com /James_Craig,_1st_Viscount_Craigavon   (284 words)

 Seascape Navigator - Sydney Heritage Fleet and the James Craig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Sydney Heritage Fleet is the world’s largest collection of working heritage ships and boats and the "flagship", the barque James Craig (pictured left), is one of only four operational 19th Century barques to be found anywhere in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere.
In addition to the James Craig (formerly the Clan McLeod) built in Sunderland, England in 1874, the Fleet operates three of the most historically significant vessels on Sydney Harbour: the 1902 steam tug Waratah, the 1902 VIP steam launch Lady Hopetoun (see below) and the Edwardian schooner Boomerang.
The Fleet' s workshop and the moorings for operational and restoration vessels are to be found at Gate 4, James Craig Road, Rozelle Bay, Rozelle.
www.maritimeworld.net /sn.asp?PageNumber=61   (317 words)

 Sydney Heritage Fleet - Recovery of James Craig part 1
The hull of the James Craig lying scuttled in Recherche Bay, southern Tasmania.
This was the advance party whose optimistic survey was to eventually result in the stately old barque being roused from her forty year sleep and restored to a glory that she never achieved, even in her working heyday.
So it was that on that March morning in 1972 the James Craig awakened from her long sleep to the tapping of surveyors' hammers and the tickles of skin divers scraping at her thick coat of barnacles.
www.australianheritagefleet.com.au /JCHistory/Recovery1.html   (1291 words)

 Sir James Henry Craig
CRAIG, Sir James Henry, British soldier, born in Gibraltar in 1749; died 12 January, 1812.
Garneau, the French Canadian historian, though not regarding Sir James with special favor, exonerates him from any great culpability in the matter, placing the blame upon Chief-Justice Sewell, who was at the head of the council.
In 1811 Sir James retired from the government, and on 19 June returned to England.
www.famousamericans.net /sirjameshenrycraig   (683 words)

 Re: James Craig of Blackwood farm, New Cumnock
Re: James Craig of Blackwood farm, New Cumnock
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 James Craig Annan - son of Thomas Annan
James Craig Annan was the second son of Thomas Annan.
In the late 1860s, James Craig Annan's father had taken a set of photos of the Old Closes and Streets of Glasgow, recording the housing conditions in the city at the time.
James Craig Annan made a set of photogravure prints from these images.
www.edinphoto.org.uk /PP/pp_annan_james_craig.htm   (165 words)

 James Craig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
James Craig, deceased, was born April 20, 1807, in Ireland, near Belfast.
Craig came to America, leaving Belfast in May of that year.
He engaged in the coal business in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for about two years, when he came to Jefferson County, Indiana, and settled on a farm in Monroe Township, where he continued to reside to the end of his life.
www.usgennet.org /usa/in/state/jefferson_co/craig_james.htm   (268 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Film | Daniel Craig takes on 007 mantle
Craig said he had received encouragement from predecessor Pierce Brosnan and had tried to think of it "like any other job".
Casino Royale will be an adaptation of author Ian Fleming's first James Bond novel, in which the spy was introduced as a more youthful and cold character than he has been portrayed on film.
Craig will follow in the footsteps of previous Bond stars Pierce Brosnan, Sir Sean Connery, Sir Roger Moore, George Lazenby and Timothy Dalton.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/entertainment/film/4337224.stm   (608 words)

 University at Buffalo - Civil Structual and Environmental Engineering
When James started looking at graduate programs during his senior year at Bucknell, he went on the Web and searched for who was doing the kind of science he was interested in.
When he started talking with the groundwater faculty, he discovered that he could qualify for an NSF fellowship, so, coming in, everything was ideal.
Now, five years later, James is starting his search for an academic position in the Northeast.
www.csee.buffalo.edu /profiles_craig.shtml   (176 words)

 JAMES C. CRAIG   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
JAMES C. James Carlton Craig, 79, died March 23, 1996, in a local hospital.
Craig was born in Pounding Mill, Va., and was a member of St. John's Episcopal Church of Portsmouth and Portsmouth Toastmasters Club.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Alexander Craig; two sons, James C. Craig of Chesapeake and Tompkins A. Craig of Portsmouth; three grandchildren, Marie Ottavanio of Baltimore, Thomas F. Craig of Portsmouth and Margaret Elizabeth Craig of Chesapeake.
scholar.lib.vt.edu /VA-news/VA-Pilot/issues/1996/vp960325/03250034.htm   (194 words)

 The James Craig Restoration - Sydney Heritage Fleet
James Craig is one of only four operational 19th Century barques, anywhere in the world and the only one in the Southern Hemisphere.
In an exciting first for James Craig she will be carrying fare paying passengers to and from Newcastle.
This will be the first inter-city voyage ever for the ship, either as James Craig or in her former guise as Clan Macleod, with passengers aboard.
pandora.nla.gov.au /pan/10574/20020607/www.seaheritage.asn.au/jamescraig/index.html   (582 words)

 MTV.com - Movies - News - British Actor Daniel Craig Steps Into James Bond's Tux
Daniel Craig is unveiled as the new James Bond 007 at the HMS President, in London
Craig, a 37-year-old British actor whose wide-ranging résumé includes turns in "Road to Perdition," "The Jacket" and the recent thriller "Layer Cake," will step into 007's trademark tux with nearly 30 films behind him.
Remaining as optimistic as their hero when inevitably tied to a death machine, both men view Craig as a possible olive branch from longtime gatekeepers Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson, who may finally be willing to lose the gloss and return to the basics of the original Ian Fleming source novels.
www.mtv.com /movies/news/articles/1511510/10142005/story.jhtml   (1465 words)

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