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  Preston - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Preston was granted the status of a city in 2002, becoming England's 50th city in the 50th year of Queen Elizabeth's reign.
Among other things, Preston is famous for Preston North End F.C., one of the oldest Football League teams, St Walburge's Church (the tallest church in England designed by Joseph Hansom of Hansom Cab fame, with the third-highest spire at 94 metres), and Europe's second largest bus station (with 79 gates).
Preston is twinned with Almelo in the Netherlands, Nîmes in France, Recklinghausen in Germany and Kalisz in Poland.
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 Preston Smith (Texas) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Smith was first elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1944 and then to the Texas State Senate in 1956.
Smith was embroiled in the Sharpstown scandal stock fraud scheme of 1971 and 1972, which eventually led to his downfall.
Smith lost his third bid for the governorship of Texas to Dolph Briscoe in the Democratic primaries in 1972.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Preston_Smith_(Texas)   (170 words)

 NSLA - Archives & Records - Prison Inmate Case Files - Morris "Morrie" Rockwood Preston and Joseph ...
Preston was convicted of murder, and Smith was convicted of manslaughter.
Preston and Smith were both Socialists and mining company barons used the killing to discredit the burgeoning Industrial Workers of the World union movement in the Nevada mines.
Smith was paroled in 1911 and died in 1935.
dmla.clan.lib.nv.us /docs/NSLA/archives/prison/case28.htm   (290 words)

 Groomed for greatness: GOP's Preston Smith in legislative spotlight | ajc.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Smith was recruited by the Republican Party to run for his Senate seat and two years ago became the first freshman ever to serve as a governor's floor leader.
Smith, the son of an Atlanta ear, nose and throat doctor, moved to Rome after graduating from the University of Georgia Law School in 1998 to work in a firm representing hospitals, doctors and insurance companies in malpractice cases.
Smith says he is developing a thicker skin, but when he spoke for the bill he also defended himself from the charges he was railroading it.
www.ajc.com /metro/content/metro/0205/07legsmith.html   (921 words)

 Preston Smith, Brigadier General, P.A.C.S.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Preston Smith, Brigadier General, P.A.C.S. Brigadier General Preston Smith, P.A.C.S. Brigadier-General Preston Smith was born in Giles County, December 25, 1823.
This being unknown to General Smith, when he again came upon the troops at a halt in his immediate front, supposing them to be a part of General Deshler's command, he and Capt. Thomas H. King, a volunteer aide, rode forward to ascertain the cause of the delay.
Helm, Preston Smith, and James Deshler died upon the field in the heroic discharge of duty.
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 Former Texas Governor Preston Smith of Texas Dies At 91
Preston Earnest Smith was born north of Austin on March 8, 1912, in Williamson County, in a small community called Corn Hill.
Smith was elected to the Texas House in 1944 and served three terms there before losing a race for lieutenant governor in 1950.
Smith never was charged with wrongdoing in the Sharpstown scandal, which involved two banking bills sought by Houston banker-developer Frank Sharp and approved by the Legislature in a special session in 1969.
texana.texascooking.com /news/prestonsmith_obit2003.htm   (1250 words)

 Preston Smith (Texas)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Smith Family Descendants of William and Elgie Smith, from East Texas.
Preston Area Map Shows where Preston is in relation to Caledonia and Rochester.
Preston: Lincolnshire Family history of Robin Preston, including letters written between 1895 and 1898 by Nicholas Preston from Burton Stather, transcribed and indexed by surname.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Preston_Smith_(Texas).html   (488 words)

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SMITH, IMA MAE (1911~1998) Ima Mae Smith, First Lady of Texas and wife of Preston Earnest Smith, was born in Jack County, Texas on October 20, 1911, to Walter J. and Laura Mable Smith.
Smith, who remained ever loyal to her alma mater, Texas Tech, was the first woman to be named a distinguished alumna of Texas Tech University in 1969.
Smith quietly resumed her activities in the Lubbock Women?s Club, Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority, and St. John?s United Methodist Church, where she and the Governor were charter members and she attended the Suzannah Wesley Sunday School Class.
www.cemetery.state.tx.us /pub/user_form.asp?step=1&pers_id=7164   (406 words)

 Preston Smith: New Product Development Expertise
Preston Smith, founder and principal of New Product Dynamics, began specializing in rapid product development in 1984 as an internal consultant, became an independent management consultant concentrating on time to market issues in 1986, and earned Certified Management Consultant (CMC) standing in 1990.
Although Preston may be best known for his many publications, his daily activity centers on onsite consultation and training in new product development using a results-oriented approach that he has honed over the years.
Preston Smith holds a Ph.D. in engineering from Stanford University, and is a member of the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA), the Society of Concurrent Product Development (SCPD), and the Agile Project Leadership Network.
www.newproductdynamics.com /preston-smith.htm   (350 words)

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SMITH, PRESTON EARNEST (1912~2003) Preston Earnest Smith, Governor of Texas, was born March 8, 1912, in Williamson County, Texas.
Smith's two terms as Governor were severely marred by political unrest throughout the United States and scandal in Texas.
Governor Smith passed away October 18, 2003, in Lubbock and was buried at the State Cemetery October 21.
www.cemetery.state.tx.us /pub/user_form.asp?step=1&pers_id=7163   (604 words)

 Governor Preston Smith - Texas State Library
After graduation, Smith and a partner opened a movie theater, and by 1944 they owned a chain of theaters and had branched out into other businesses and real estate.
Smith had earned a place as a mainstay of the political establishment.
Due to Smith, four new state schools were created, as well as two medical schools, a dental school, and a nursing school.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /governors/modern/smith-p01.html   (172 words)

 Legislator List Page
Preston Smith, a Rome Republican, was first elected to the Georgia Senate from Northwest Georgia's 52nd District in 2002.
Smith serves as the Chairman of the Judiciary Committee.
In 1992, Smith co-founded and served as director and vice-president of a non-profit corporation established to educate, equip and empower young Americans with conservative principals and ideals.
www.legis.state.ga.us /cgi-bin/peo_detail.pl?Leg=gass52   (531 words)

 Preston Smith Opens Doors to Students and Faculty for Weissman Center’s Community-Based Learning Program
For Smith, who has been involved with CBL since 1996, the job is a welcome opportunity to bring together his passion and commitment for Mount Holyoke and for local urban communities such as Holyoke.
Smith believes strongly that college students should learn about “effective civic engagement beyond the campus,” and he sees CBL as a way for students and faculty to become involved in the greater community.
Smith is well aware that CBL faculty bear enormous responsibility in monitoring their students’ work.
www.mtholyoke.edu /offices/comm/csj/121203/smith.shtml   (997 words)

 Faculty Profile: Preston H. Smith II
Preston Smith's research interests in urban studies and postwar fl politics are reflected in his many publications and presentations.
Smith is part of group who developed a faculty seminar that examines Puerto Rican history and culture in Holyoke, Massachusetts, and on the island.
Smith is currently the co-chair of the Institute's national campaign, which asserts that higher education is a necessity in today’s economy and society and, therefore, should be paid for by the federal government.
www.mtholyoke.edu /acad/misc/profile/names/psmith.shtml   (550 words)

 Dyersburg State Gazette: Story: Preston Smith becomes March of Dimes ambassador
Preston was in a breach position and he was about to enter the birth canal.
When Smith awoke that night and went to the neonatal intensive care unit to see her son, she said she was surprised as how perfectly tiny he was.
Preston earned a reputation as "the problem baby" because he stopped breathing and had to be resuscitated several times.
www.stategazette.com /story/1074396.html   (984 words)

 Boston.com / News / Boston Globe / Obituaries / Preston Smith, 91, ex-governor of Texas
Smith, a Democrat who was elected governor in 1968 and served two terms, relied on personal contacts, face-to-face campaigning, and direct mail.
Smith grew up one of 13 children of a poor tenant farmer.
Smith's second term as governor was dominated by fallout from an influence-peddling scandal that resulted in the defeat of many long-term officeholders in the 1972 election.
www.boston.com /news/globe/obituaries/articles/2003/10/20/preston_smith_91_ex_governor_of_texas   (283 words)

 Preston Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Preston's music can be heard on the "Cocktail" soundtrack as well as numerous TV commercials, and he has appeared on The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson.
Smith moved to New York for a while, where he sharpened his focus on the blues and jazz that were always the foundation of his sound.
Smith does sing the blues, but he's quick to note that his music is not restricted to the 12-bar form.
www.bassharp.com /preston.htm   (3192 words)

 Preston Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Roseanne Cash then recorded his song "Black and White," which released as a single, rose to number 30 on the country radio charts and was included in her greatest hits CD which went on to sell gold.
Preston’s latest CD "That Real Feel," which he produced and released on his own label, was recorded live in the studio and is a combination of many genres of the past.
Preston has performed on many live radio and cable TV shows on both the east and west coasts, and has performed live on club circuits in Los Angeles, New York and Nashville.
www.a1artists.net /artists/prestonsmith/about.html   (161 words)

 John Preston 1699-1747   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
John Brown was born in Rockbridge Co., Va, was a lawyer and statesman, represented Kentucky as a district of Virginia in the Virginia legislature, and in Congress, the old Congress, 1787-88.
Susannah Smith married William Trigg of Frankfort, Kentucky, son of Col. Stephen Trigg, a noted pioneer of Kentucky, who was killed at the battle of Blue Licks.
William Preston Smith was a Captain in the regular army and died unmarried.
members.fortunecity.com /fpreston/sfjohn.htm   (1816 words)

 Blog of Death: Preston Smith
Preston E. Smith, the former governor of Texas, died on Oct. 15 from pneumonia.
A conservative Democrat known for his polka-dot bow ties, Smith was elected to the Texas House of Representatives in 1944, the Texas Senate in 1956 and the lieutenant governor's office in 1962.
Smith received numerous awards, including the John Ben Shepperd Outstanding Texas Leader Award, the George Mahon Honor Role of Public Service and the Masonic 50-Year Membership Award.
www.blogofdeath.com /archives/000475.html   (321 words)

 deseretnews.com | Preston E. Smith dies, former Texas governor
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Preston E. Smith, the former Texas governor known for his assortment of polka-dot ties and his old-fashioned electioneering, died Saturday, a Texas Tech University official said.
Smith focused on education and criminal justice, pushing for the first comprehensive drug abuse program in Texas.
Smith had been associated with Texas Tech for more than a decade, helping raise about $500 million in what was the school's first major fund-raising effort.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,515039778,00.html   (151 words)

 Gen. Francis Smith Preston 1765-1835   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Eliza Henry Preston b.8-11-1796 d.1-11-1877, second child of Gen. Francis and Sally Campbell Preston, was born in Saltville, VA. She married General Edward Codrington Carrington, who was given a medal for gallant services in the War of 1812.
Susanna Smith Preston was born at Saltville, VA on 3-5-1800.
Arthur Krug II Sarah Buchanan Preston b.2-14-1802 d.1879, the 5th child of Gen. Francis and Sally B. Campbell Preston was born in Saltville, VA. She married her cousin Gov. John Buchanan Floyd, Gov. of Virginia 1849-1852.
www.fortunecity.com /millennium/quarrybank/194/prsffrsm.htm   (747 words)

 Governor Preston Smith with Gus Mutscher, LBJ, and Ben Barnes - Texas State Library
Smith ran for reelection despite advice from some of his friends and supporters, saying, "I have done no wrong, so why should I act like it by retreating from my responsibilities?" Smith said he had simply made a foolish investment, and pointed out that he had vetoed bills that would have been favorable to Sharp.
Smith was badly defeated in the primary by liberal legislator Frances "Sissy" Farenthold and Uvalde rancher Dolph Briscoe, who won the runoff election.
The new legislature passed significant reform legislation that required state officials to disclose their sources of income, forced candidates to make public more details about their campaign finances, opened up most governmental records to citizen scrutiny, expanded the requirement for open meetings of governmental policy­making agencies, and imposed new disclosure regulations on paid lobbyists.
www.tsl.state.tx.us /governors/modern/smith-p11.html   (345 words)

 Preston Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Preston Smith, a graduate of Canadian University College in Alberta, Canada, hails from Arlington, TX.
After finishing a B.A. of English at CUC with the distinction of summa cum laude, Smith is currently attending the Poynter Institute for Media Studies in a six-week fellowship for news reporting and writing.
Smith dreams of one day owning a publishing company, to help fledgling writers like himself get started in their careers.
www.poynterextra.org /pointssouth/2001/fellows/preston/_base/_baseproject.htm   (93 words)

 William Preston 1730-1783   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Susanna was the daughter of Francis Smith and Elizabeth Waddy, granddaughter of Capt. William Smith and Elizabeth Ballard.
Henrietta Preston married Albert Sidney Johnston who commanded he army that invaded Utah in 1857, known as "Johnston's Army" and who afterwards was killed, April 6, 1862, while General In Command of the Confederate forces at the battle of Shiloh.
John Preston became a colonel in the Confederate Army and a professor in the Virginia Military Institute.
members.fortunecity.com /fpreston/sfwilliam.htm   (1158 words)

 Preston Smith - SourceWatch
Republican candidate Smith was elected in 2002 by defeating Democratic candidate Dick Marable, winning 16,957 votes (54.2%) to 14,329 votes (45.8%).
Effective mobilization of white voters in his majority white north Georgia mountain district using the social issues of the Christian Right, the ambitious Smith is considered by many a likely challnger and successor to the more moderate Republican Member of the U.S. House for the 11th Congressional District Phil Gingrey.
Smith is a Member of the Board of Directors for Summit Ministries, an organization dedicated to preventing Christian youth from losing their faith while in college or university to Darwinism, naturalism, pluralism, relativism, "and many others.".
www.sourcewatch.org /wiki.phtml?title=Preston_Smith   (257 words)

 Preston Smith Texas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Head coach Jean Hall’s Bulldogs are minus their top two returners as Preston Smith and Derek...
Preston Smith grew up in Chattanooga, Tenn., and received a degree...
Smith is a member of the boards of Trinity...
www.wikiverse.org /preston-smith-texas   (272 words)

 Preston Smith (texas) - Encyclopedia.WorldSearch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Charles Rushing Smith and Kaziah Angeline Smith and their descendants ; and, Autobiography of G. Preston Smith
Interview with Governor Preston Smith (East Texas State University.
Preston Smith;: The making of a Texas Governor
encyclopedia.worldsearch.com /preston_smith_(texas).htm   (43 words)

 E. Preston Smith: An Inventory of His Papers, 1930-1975 and undated, at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections ...
Born in 1912 in Williamson County, Texas, E. Preston Smith moved with his family to a farm 14 miles west of Lamesa in 1923.
Smith married Ima Smith in 1935 and the two became parents of two children.
In 1962 Smith was elected Lieutenant Governor, and in 1968, Preston Smith was elected the Governor of Texas.
www.lib.utexas.edu /taro/ttusw/00128/00128-P.html   (781 words)

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