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  William King (governor) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William King (1768-1862) was an American merchant, ship-builder, and statesman from Bath, Maine.
William was born on February 9, 1768 at Scarborough, then in Massachusetts.
King became active politically in 1795 as a member of the Democratic-Republican Party.
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King resigned his office in 1821 to take a federal position seeking, but failing to obtain, a higher federal office.
In 1835 he ran again for governor as a Whig; he was overwhelmingly defeated.
Earlier in his career, King, known as the "Sultan of Bath," organized the first bank in that city, and was a principal owner of the first cotton mill in Maine in 1809, located in Brunswick.
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 William Lyon Mackenzie King - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Lyon Mackenzie King (December 17, 1874 - July 22, 1950) was the tenth Prime Minister of Canada from December 29, 1921 to June 28, 1926; September 25, 1926 to August 7, 1930; and October 23, 1935 to November 15, 1948.
King called an election in 1925, in which the Conservatives won the most seats, but not a majority in the House of Commons.
King realized the necessity of World War II before Hitler invaded Poland in 1939, but unlike World War I when Canada was automatically at war as soon as Britain joined, King asserted Canadian independence by waiting until September 10 to declare war.
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 King, William Lyon Mackenzie
King, William Lyon Mackenzie, politician, prime minister of Canada 1921-26, 1926-30 and 1935-48 (b at Berlin [Kitchener], Ont 17 Dec 1874; d at Ottawa 22 July 1950), grandson of William Lyon MACKENZIE.
King acted as conciliator in a number of strikes, his major legislative achievement being the Industrial Disputes Investigation Act of 1907, which delayed strikes or lockouts in public utilities or mines until a conciliation board achieved a settlement or published a report.
King insisted on Canadian autonomy in relations with the UK and contributed to the definition of Dominion status at the 1926 Imperial Conference.
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 William King   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William King was born on February 9, 1768, in Scarboro, Maine, then still part of Massachusetts.
King also owned extensive real estate, was a principal owner of Maine's first cotton mill in Brunswick, and was a founder and president of Bath's first bank.
Elected its first governor, King served until 1821, when he was appointed commissioner to work on the treaty with Spain, a post he held for three years.
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 King William's War
King James II of England, unlike his profligate brother, Charles II, was extremely religious, and his religion was that of Rome.
King William's War was very different in aim and meaning in the colonies from what it was beyond the Atlantic.
King William was hard pressed at home, and he left the colonies to fight their own battles; he also refused to restore the old charter, but he granted a new one, as we have noticed, and made Phipps the first royal governor of Massachusetts.
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 William King (governor) -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William King (1768-1862) was an (A native or inhabitant of the United States) American merchant, ship-builder, and statesman from (You soak your body in a bathtub) Bath, (A state in New England) Maine.
William was born on February 9, 1768 at (additional info and facts about Scarborough) Scarborough, then in Massachusetts.
King became active politically in 1795 as a member of the (additional info and facts about Democratic-Republican Party) Democratic-Republican Party.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/w/wi/william_king_(governor).htm   (679 words)

 John W. King - Guide to Likeness of New Hampshire Officials and Governors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
King was admitted to the New York Bar in 1942 and practiced in New York 1942/8; then he returned to Manchester to set up practice.
King was one of three Democrats elected governor in New Hampshire during the twentieth century (Hugh Gallen [1979/82] was the second; Governor Jeanne Shaheen became the third in 1996).
King was able to work well with the Republican legislative majority, and his signal contribution to the state was the creation of the New Hampshire Sweepstakes lottery, a lottery subsequently copied by many American states.
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 William Bradford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Bradford was born in 1590 in the Yorkshire farming community of Austerfield, England.
William Bradford was now shouldering many administrative responsibilities : record-keeping, correspondence with financial backers and negotiation for a patent to give legal permission for a settlement, and a swarm of details connected with what he called "the weighty voyage." With an instinct for the beckoning future, he carefully preserved many notes and documents.
William Bradford is elected governor, holding the position (except for 5 years) for the remainder of his life.
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 King William County History
King William III, also known as William of Orange, was born on November 14, 1650 in The Hague, Netherlands.
William and Mary were invited to England by seven leaders of the English political parties, the Tory and Whig, who were concerned about James' absolutist royal leanings, his inability to cooperate with Parliament and Catholic succession to the throne following the birth of a son to James in 1688.
The new monarchs were crowned King William III and Queen Mary II of England, Scotland and Ireland during a coronation in Westminster Abbey on April 11, 1689.
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 William King - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William King (1786-1865), British physician, supporter of cooperative movement.
William Henry King (1863-1949), U.S. Senator from Utah
William Lyon Mackenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada.
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She was the granddaughter of Governor White and the daughter of Eleanor and Ananias Dare, and the first child of English parents born on the soil of what is now the United States.
When Sir William Berkeley came over as governor (in 1642), her English population was nearly fifteen thousand and her slaves three hundred, and many of her planters were men of much wealth.
Governor Vane favored her, but John Winthrop opposed her teachings, and when he became governor again she and her followers were ordered to quit the colony.
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 William Bradford, Governor
In 1624 the English adventurers who had supplied the capital for the establishment of the colony, relying on the profits of the fur-trade for their returns, were bought out, and eight of the most enterprising of the emigrants, for a six years' monopoly of trade, assumed all the engagements of the colony.
Governor Bradford married in Leyden, on 20 November, 1613, Dorothy May, who was drowned in Cape Cod harbor on 7 December, 1620, while exploring in a small boat in search of a place to establish a settlement.
Nathaniel Morton, Prince, and Governor Hutchinson, in the preparation of their histories of Massachusetts's colony, had access to this work and to the letters and other writings of Governor Bradford, and drew mainly from those sources in narrating the story of the initial period of the colony.
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 WowEssays.com - The Life Of William Rufus King
William King was a tall and slender man. His physique was gracefully erect, and he was always generous and courteous.
King was asked to serve as the acting vice president during the Fillmore administration.
King was very proud to be put on the ticket with Pierce and would have refused to run if it was some other man. (Nichols 208) After being elected, King sought refuge in the warm climate Cuba.
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 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William was convicted, at the age of 22, on the 22nd March, 1797 for "being at the same place and time as a burglary" - the term given was 7 years.
William died as a result of drowning in a Hawkesbury River flood that was called 'The Great Flood' on the 22 March 1806 at the age of 32.
William died 22.3.1806 in the Hawkesbury River Flood and was buried at St James Wilberforce.
www.ancestors-genealogy.com /gburke/np59.htm   (1206 words)

 William Wyatt Bibb
Bibb was elected governor of the state of Alabama by popular election, receiving 8,342 votes, with 7,140 votes cast for his opponent, Marmaduke Williams.
William Wyatt Bibb's brother, Thomas, automatically became acting governor by virtue of his position as president of the Alabama Senate.
William Wyatt Bibb was married to Mary Freeman.
www.archives.state.al.us /govs_list/g_bibbwm.html   (361 words)

 Pullen Name History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Pullen was born Aug 5, 1753 and died in 1821.
William was one of the 19 who march to Cambridge on the first alarm of 1775.
William Pullen the second, son of Patience Bishop and William Pullen, was born in 1774 just before the Revolutionary War.
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On Friday, June 2, 1820, Governor William King addressed the new State's Legislature, assembled in Portland, with the first of Maine's "state of the state" addresses.
King who had represented Maine in the General Court of Massachusetts, and was also in the forefront of the Maine's move for separation (serving as the President of the Brunswick Convention of 1816 and the Constitutional Convention of 1819) fittingly became the 1st Governor of Maine, the 23rd State of the Union.
Gentlemen of the Senate and of the House of Representation.
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 Sir William Phips   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Phips was born on February 2, 1651 near Kennebec, Maine, the youngest of 26 children.
He kept sixteen percent of his discovery, the majority of the treasure went to the investors, and the king received the remaining ten percent.
As a result of his efforts, the king knighted Phips and appointed him the first Governor of Massachusetts.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/salem/SAL_BPHI.HTM   (321 words)

 Governor Warner: In the News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
RICHMOND — Governor Mark R. Warner today announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security approved the addition of 43 Virginia localities to the Presidential Disaster Declaration issued September 18.
The Governor and President greeted some Virginia Emergency Operations Center workers, toured the Federal Emergency Management Agency Initial Field Office, and participated in a briefing on hurricane damage.
As requested by Governor Warner, all jurisdictions will be eligible for hazard mitigation assistance, which makes funds available to help reduce disaster risks by protecting homes and businesses from future damage.
www.governor.virginia.gov /Press_policy/Releases/2003/Sep03/0922.htm   (343 words)

 NOW. Politics & Economy. Angus King: Biography | PBS
Governor King previously talked to NOW about the lessons he learned on power and politics and shared with us his views on a variety of issues including the economy, healthcare and the state of our nation.
King became Governor of Maine in 1995, a position he held until 2003.
As Governor, King was responsible for a $2.5 billion budget and 13,000 employees.
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 King William's War (War of the League of Augsburg)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
King William's War (1689-1697) was the first of what came to be known in America as the French and Indian wars.
Hostilities in King William's War begain in 1690, when in the course of a few months Schenectady, N.Y., was burned by the French and Indians, and colonial English forces launched attacks on Port Royal (now Annapolis Royal), Nova Scotia, and on Quebec.
King William's War was ended by the Treaty of Ryswick.
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 Maine Memory Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William Bayley of Falmouth (Portland) was a soldier in the Continental Army, seeing service at Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, Monmouth Court House, and Saratoga, among other locations.
Maine’s first governor, William King, was arguably the most influential figure in Maine’s achieving statehood in 1820.
Although he served just one year as the Governor of Maine, he was instrumental in establishing the new state’s constitution and setting up its governmental infrastructure.
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 William and Rufus King Stone   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
William’s plaque was the first to be placed.
Rufus’ plaque was set by an Eagle Scout in conjunction with the Elizabeth Wadsworth Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution of Portland, Maine.
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 King & Bartlett, Fish and Game Club : Tradition
The first governor of Maine, Governor William King, and his head lumberman, Bartlett, established King and Bartlett in the 1800s.
Over the past 100 plus years KandB has been operated as a commercial sporting camp, a corporate retreat, a private fish and game club, and currently as a premier destination for today’s outdoor enthusiast.
We are very proud that King and Bartlett plays an important role in our guests’ family traditions.
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 William Shakespeare: King Henry V
King Henry V. Note on the e-text: this Renascence Editions text is a copy of the University of Adelaide mirror of the ERIS Project plain text edition.
Besides, their writers say, King Pepin, which deposed Childeric, Did, as heir general, being descended Of Blithild, which was daughter to King Clothair, Make claim and title to the crown of France.
But this is not so: the King is not bound to answer the particular endings of his soldiers, the father of his son, nor the master of his servant; for they purpose not their death when they purpose their services.
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 29. The Service Of King William Page 1
"King William?" quoth Blood, and he was conscious that Pitt and Dyke, who were behind him, now came edging nearer, sharing his own wonder.
King James was fled to France, and living under the protection of King Louis, wherefore, and for other reasons, England had joined the league against her, and was now at war with France.
If King James was dethroned and banished, there was an end to his own outlawry for his alleged share in an earlier attempt to drive out that tyrant.
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 GL of Maine - Grand Secretary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
R.W. Bro Dixon joined Governor William King Lodge in 1967 and was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason on February 29, 1968.
He was elected President of the Gov. William King Temple Corporation in 1974 and has held that title, with the exception of one year, to this time.
He was elected Secretary of Governor William King Lodge in 1988 and served in that capacity until the year 2001.
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 King Family
Notes for SOLOMON KING: According to Don Vincent in "800 Missouri Families", Volume Two, Solomon King was born in Canada in 1802 and came to Missouri about 1831, locating on Spring Creek in Phelps County in 1833 according to a citation in Goodspeed, page 629.
He came to Arkasas, along with William Reed and his family when they came from Kentucky in 1825; stopped a bit at Batesville, Arkansas, and came on to Cane Hill as one of the seven original families to form the settlement of Boonesboro, later re-named Cane Hill.
KING: Joseph King was a deputy to Sheriff John Powers, and appointed by Governor Jeff Davis to serve out the unexpired term when Sheriff Powers was killed by bank robbers, February 5, 1902.
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 William E. Nelson: The Jury and Consensus Government in Mid-Eighteenth-Century America
The supreme court denied a new-trial motion in Forsey, but several of the justices and Lieutenant Governor Cadwallader Colden all subsequently contended in letters that courts could set aside verdicts that were against law or evidence.
This chapter is adapted and reprinted, with permission, from William E. Nelson, The Eighteenth-Century Background of John Marshall's Constitutional Jurisprudence, 76 Mich. L.
44-58; Schutz, William Shirley, King's Governor of Massachusetts.
www.constitution.org /jury/pj/nelson.htm   (7048 words)

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