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  John Middleton Clayton - LoveToKnow 1911
JOHN MIDDLETON CLAYTON (1796-1856), American politician, was born in Dagsborough, Sussex county, Delaware, on the 24th of July 1796.
He graduated at Yale in 1815, and in 1819 began to practise law at Dover, Delaware, 'where for a time he was associated with his cousin, Thomas Clayton (1778-1854), subsequently a United States senator and chief-justice of the state.
By his contemporaries Clayton was considered one of the ablest debaters and orators in the Senate.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /John_Middleton_Clayton   (337 words)

 The Clayton Herbarium: About John Clayton - Botany Dept (BM), NHM, London
John Clayton was born in 1694 in Fulham, Middlesex, and brought up in comparative wealth until 1715 when he emigrated to Virginia joining his father, John Clayton senior, who became Attorney General for the colony between 1713 and 1737.
John Clayton junior was educated in law and, in 1720, took up a post as Clerk to the County Court of Gloucester County that he was to hold until he was seventy-nine.
Clayton was also sending seeds as well as dried specimens and some of these found their way to George Clifford's estate, Hartekamp (near Haarlem, Holland), where Linnaeus was working between 1735 and 1737, classifying and describing Clifford's plants.
www.nhm.ac.uk /research-curation/projects/clayton-herbarium/aboutclayton.html   (555 words)

 John M. Clayton - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Middleton Clayton (July 24, 1796 – November 9, 1856) was an American statesman from Delaware who served as a U.S. Senator and as the U.S. Secretary of State from 1849 to 1850.
For a time he was associated with his cousin, Thomas Clayton (1778-1854), who was also a prominent statesman and U.S. Senator.
Clayton became a member of the Delaware House of Representatives in 1824, and was the Delaware secretary of state from December 1826 to October 1828.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Clayton   (542 words)

 The Clayton Herbarium: Homepage - Botany Dept (BM), NHM, London
John Clayton (1694-1773) was one of the early collectors of plant specimens in Virginia, where he was Clerk to the County Court of Gloucester County from 1720 until his death 53 years later.
Although he published almost nothing himself, Clayton's specimens have considerable nomenclatural importance as, having reached Europe and the hands of J.F. Gronovius (1690-1762) by 1735, many of them were studied by the Swedish biologist Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778) and were among the earliest North American specimens that he had seen.
Although Linnaeus obtained some duplicates of Clayton's specimens, now to be found in Linnaeus's own herbarium at the Linnean Society of London, the specimens that Gronovius had studied were bought in 1794 by Sir Joseph Banks (1743-1820), the naturalist who travelled with Captain Cook.
www.nhm.ac.uk /research-curation/projects/clayton-herbarium   (471 words)

 USC Thornton School of Music : Faculty Profiles: John Clayton
John Clayton, senior lecturer, jazz studies, has gained prominence as a bassist, composer and arranger in both the jazz and classical fields.
Clayton was bassist for the television series The Mancini Generation, after which he recorded and toured internationally with jazz pianist Monty Alexander.
Clayton has been nominated for three Grammy awards: in 1991 for his composition "Brush This;" in 1996 for his arrangement for Natalie Cole singing the classic "Teach Me Tonight;" and in 1998 for his arrangement of "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" on Dee Dee Bridgewater's latest recording, Dear Ella.
www.usc.edu /schools/music/private/faculty/johnniec.php   (326 words)

 ASMAC - John Clayton, Jr.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John is also a skilled classical performer, having held the position of Principal Bass with the Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra for five years.
John is a composer/arranger/conductor who counts among his mentors, Robert Farnon, Count Basie, Johnny Mandel, Henry Mancini, and Quincy Jones.
John is also a part of the Clayton Brothers Quartet, which he co-leads with his brother, reed player Jeff Clayton.
www.asmac.org /HTML.PAGES/6.MEMBER_SPOTLIGHT/MEMBERS/clayton_john.html   (234 words)

 John Middleton Clayton
John Middleton Clayton was born into a distinguished Delaware family on July 24, 1796.
John Clayton entered Yale college on his 15th birthday and graduated with the highest honors in his class.
Clayton favored the extension of the charter for the United States Bank.
www.aoc.gov /cc/art/nsh/clayton.cfm   (240 words)

 Brittain Clayton Family Surry Co., NC
of John Clayton 12/6/1719; the birth of "Susanna, dau.
of John Clayton" 2/28/1722; and the baptism of Rebekah, dau.
Charles Collier Clayton was the grandfather of William C. Clayton, who came from Alabama and settled in Lampasas County, Texas in the 1800's.  David Griffin is researching this family.
www.fmoran.com /clayton2.html   (391 words)

 Jason Wood Talks with ESPN's John Clayton (Sample)
In addition to Clayton's 2-hour scheduled presentation, he was kind enough to spend time with me on a one-on-one basis which allowed me to cover a myriad of topics, and his unassuming and gracious manner was appreciated.
Clayton contends that Garrison Hearst is the team's backup and 3rd down back, and Bell won't see the field much at all in the 1st half barring injury to Griffin.
Clayton expects Leftwich will be "good and bad in spurts" which is indicative of his inexperience and a still developing receiving corps.
footballguys.com /04wood_johnclaytonsample.htm   (1783 words)

 John Clayton - Music Downloads - Online
He has co-led the Clayton Brothers with his younger brother, altoist Jeff, off and on since 1977, and in 1985 put together the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, along with Jeff Clayton and drummer Jeff Hamilton.
Clayton's charts for the big band, which are sometimes a little reminiscent of Thad Jones, give it its own musical personality.
John Clayton has also worked extensively as a freelance bassist and arranger.
musicstore.connect.com /artist/102/021/9/1020219.html   (130 words)

 john clayton : International JAZZ PRODUCTIONS.com
Clayton says, "When composing or arranging for the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, I am a disciple of Duke Ellington, Thad Jones, Oliver Nelson, Quincy Jones and Gil Evans, to name just a few." Regarding his bowing, he cites the radically different techniques of Slam Stewart, Major Holley and Paul Chambers as influences.
John has written and arranged music for Diana Krall, Dee Dee Bridgewater (including her Grammy award winning CD "Dear Ella"), Natalie Cole (for which he received a Grammy Nomination), Milt Jackson, Nancy Wilson, Quincy Jones, George Benson, Dr. John, Regina Carter and others.
John is no stranger to platinum record status having been awarded one for his stirring arrangement of "The Star-Spangled Banner" performed by Whitney Houston during the Super Bowl in 1990.
www.internationaljazzproductions.com /jclayton.html   (554 words)

 The Clayton Herbarium: About John Clayton - Botany Dept (BM), NHM, London
John Clayton junior was educated in law and, in 1720, took up a post as Clerk to the County Court of Gloucester County which he was to hold until he was seventy-nine.
Claytonís interest in natural history probably stemmed from his friendship with Mark Catesby (1682-1749), the artist and naturalist (boldface is mine.
Clayton probably joined Catesby on the Spotswood expedition to the Blue Ridge Mountains and later, in about 1734, started collecting material to send to Catesby who by this time was back in England.
waddell.ci.manchester.ct.us /g_herbarium-clayton1.html   (755 words)

 John Clayton - Moviefone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John Clayton joined ESPN in August 1995 as an NFL analyst and commentator and is...
John Clayton brought his vast NFL knowledge -- and prodigious list of contacts -- to ESPN in 1995 after a long career covering the NFL as a newspaper...
John Clayton - Filmography, Biography, News, Photos, Birth date, Relationships, John Clayton Film Clips, and Fun Facts on Moviefone.
movies.aol.com /celebrity/john-clayton/85217/main   (83 words)

 John Clayton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John Clayton is a cabman who drove a disguised Stapleton in The Hound of the Baskervilles.
One theory is that Clayton donned false whiskers himself for the later interview, to try to avoid recognition from a previous encounter with Holmes.
Many rumors surround Clayton, including theories that he was the grandfather of Tarzan, as well as the cab driver driving straight at the artist on the cover of Strand Magazine.
www.sherlockpeoria.net /Hansom_pages/JohnClayton.html   (226 words)

 John Clayton Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Clayton Adams (1840 to 1906) was a well-known landscape artist from Edmonton, London.
Some of his paintings are labeled Clayton Adams and most are signed J. Clayton Adams.
Info on Preston Manor - The Thomas-Stanford Museum, Brighton, where works by J. Clayton Adams are on display.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Clayton_Adams   (237 words)

 I Create Music EXPO
Three time Grammy nominated bassist/composer/conductor John Clayton's talents are consistently requested by the movers and shakers in the jazz industry, such as Quincy Jones and Tommy Lipuma.
As a testament to his immense talent and broad ranging appeal, John Clayton served as the Artistic Director of Jazz for the Los Angeles Philharmonic from 1999 through 2001.
Clayton's serious study of the double bass began at age 16 when he studied with famed bassist, Ray Brown.
www.ascap.com /expo/about/clayton.html   (504 words)

 ESPN Search: john clayton
John Clayton joined ESPN in August 1995 as an NFL analyst and commentator and is seen, heard and read across nearly all of the company's outlets.
John Clayton checks in on the injury status of Clinton Portis and Steve Smith heading into Week 1.
John Clayton looks at the numbers and says the Giants and Bengals could be in trouble.
sports.espn.go.com /espn/archive?columnist=clayton_john&root=nfl   (1166 words)

 John Clayton - biography - english - Hopper Management
Double bassist John Clayton has gained prominence as performer, composer, and arranger in both the jazz and classical fields.
After studying bass under the esteemed Ray Brown, John was bassist for the television series "The Mancini Generation" following which he toured and recorded across the world with jazz pianist Monty Alexander.
John relocated to Los Angeles in 1984 following five years as principal bassist with the Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra.
www.hopper-management.com /jc_bio_e.htm   (395 words)

 John Clayton: Theistic evolutionist "Does God Exist"
These are merely to openly document exactly what John Clayton believes, since there are many who mistakenly think he is a young earth creationist rather than a theistic evolutionist.
Since, as we have established, brother Clayton believes that the Earth is approximately 4.5 billion years old (1990a, p 130)-the standard evolutionary estimate-he must, in some fashion, accommodate the Genesis creation account to this concept.
Thus, in capsule form, John is saying that when the Bible says God created, what it really means is that God, over eons of time, "prepared" an Earth for man. And He didn't create everything to exist on that "first" Earth.
www.bible.ca /tracks/b-john-clayton-does-god-exist.htm   (2608 words)

 Union Leader - Columns
John Clayton: It's up to you to jump through hoops
"There was a time when Chief (John) Devine used it as his punishment house for the guys who weren't getting it done, but that was only until (current Deputy Chief) Frank Monnelly came in and turned things around up there.
John Clayton is the author of several books on Manchester and New Hampshire, including the recently released "You Know You're in New Hampshire When..." His e-mail is jclayton@unionleader.com.
www.unionleader.com /columns.aspx/Opinion?channel=1c995e31-2510-4986-94ad-a70698fbcb4d   (1050 words)

 KNX - John Clayton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John has broadcast over 4,000 features based on his global travels to 40 countries.
Since the early 90's, John has been a popular radio host of travel programs aired in L.A. The first was a regular two-hour program about travel on KABC and he then went on to produce a daily feature on KKGO.
KNX reporter Michael Linder has the story of one young woman and a 911 operator who tried to calm her fears in a deadly situation.
knx1070.com /pages/3267.php   (326 words)

 ESPN.com: NFL - First ... And 10: Grudge match
Editor's note: ESPN senior NFL writer John Clayton's weekly "First And 10" column takes you around the league with a look at the best game of the week followed by primers for 10 other games.
The Seahawks move to the NFC West takes away the rivalry part of this showdown, and the timing of this game couldn't be worse for the Seahawks.
John Clayton is a senior NFL writer for ESPN.com.
espn.go.com /nfl/columns/clayton_john/1427109.html   (2196 words)

 John Middleton CLAYTON
“John M. Clayton and the Search for Order: A Study in Whig Politics and Diplomacy.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Maryland, 1971.
John M. Clayton, of Delaware, in the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States.
“John M. Clayton and the Rise of the Anti-Jackson Party in Delaware, 1824-1828.” Delaware History 15 (October 1973): 256-68.
www.infoplease.com /biography/us/congress/clayton-john-middleton.html   (167 words)

 ESPN.com - INSIDER - John Clayton Blog
John Clayton brought his vast NFL knowledge -- and prodigious list of contacts -- to ESPN in 1995 after a long career covering the NFL as a newspaper reporter in Pittsburgh and Seattle.
A 1976 graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Clayton was inducted into the school's Hall of Fame in 2001.
Team president John Shaw has to come out of the Rivera meeting and make a decision.
insider.espn.go.com /espn/blog/index?entryID=2297432&name=clayton_john   (421 words)

 John Clayton: Author, Essayist, Business Writer
John's forthcoming book will be called The Cowboy Girl.
John’s book Small Town Bound helps you decide if moving to the country is for you.
John’s other books examine nature and community in the Rocky Mountain West, including John's book for National Geographic on natural sites of the Southern Rockies.
www.johnclaytonbooks.com   (143 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Index to Politicians: Clayton
Clayton, Elgie — of Emory, Rains County, Tex. Democrat.
Nephew of Joshua Clayton; cousin of Thomas Clayton; great-granduncle of
Richard Bassett; father of Thomas Clayton; uncle of John Middleton Clayton.
politicalgraveyard.com /bio/clayton.html   (668 words)

 NHPTV: NH Crossroads Host John Clayton   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John Clayton, host of New Hampshire Crossroads since October 1997, is right at home in front of the camera.
A reporter and columnist for The Union Leader John is best known for his weekly column In the City, in which he profiles Manchester's noteworthy people and places.
A Manchester native, John attended West High School, earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from Northeastern University and then a master's degree from Boston University's School of Public Communication.
www.nhptv.org /product/xroads/clayton.htm   (256 words)

 John Clayton Herbarium at the Natural History Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
John Clayton Herbarium at the Natural History Museum
The sheet also bears the pencil annotation, at the base, "Osmunda claytoniana".
It seems rather dubious that this is Clayton material, but if it is, it could be the Clayton s.n.
internt.nhm.ac.uk /cgi-bin/botany/clayton/detail.dsml?RowID=393   (77 words)

 John Clayton Gets His Bill Self On - Deadspin
We're glad they finally got rid of those "Look how different they are!" combat sections with Sean Salisbury and let Clayton get back to what he does best: Provide incredibly dorky updates on NFL minutiae you didn't even know that you cared about.
But, as pointed out by Golden State Warriors blog The City, Clayton has made some concessions to a career now more based in television than in the written word.
It might be fun to shift that thing in a different place on his head every time he does a segment; ESPN.com, we sense an interactive opportunity for you.
www.deadspin.com /sports/espn/john-clayton-gets-his-bill-self-on-162751.php?mail2=true   (226 words)

 Web site of Union Leader columnist and New Hampshire author John Clayton.
And rest assured, he sees it in a way that is unlike any other columnist in the Granite State.
Now in its fourth printing, "In The City" is loaded with "meaty Claytonisms," according to the New Hampshire Sunday News.
New Hampshire’s most Revolutionary War hero is just the jumping-off point for another round of reminiscing through 150 years of Manchester history.
www.johnclayton.info   (533 words)

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