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  William Smith - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William Smith (chief justice) (1728–1793), historian, Chief Justice of the Province of New York, and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada
William E. Smith, Governor of Wisconsin from 1878 to 1882
William H. Smith, Governor of Alabama from 1868 to 1870
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Smith   (569 words)

 William Smith (geologist) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Smith was born in the village of Churchill, Oxfordshire.
This gave Smith a testable hypothesis, which he termed the principle of faunal succession, and he began his search to determine if the relationships between the strata and their characteristics were consistent throughout the country.
On August 31, 1819 Smith was released from King's Bench Prison in London, a debtors' prison.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Smith_(geologist)   (750 words)

 Guide, William Smith Papers, University of Pennsylvania Archives
William Smith was born in 1727 in Aberdeen, Scotland, son of Thomas and Elizabeth (Duncan) Smith.
In May of 1754, William Smith arrived at the Academy of Philadelphia as Rector and chief administrative officer of the institution, thus becoming a key figure at Penn in the Age of Franklin.
Smith was an astute observer of the political situation and quickly realized that in order to receive the kind of financial support he needed for the College he needed to ally himself with the Penn family, the Proprietors of Pennsylvania.
www.archives.upenn.edu /faids/upt/upt50/smithwm.html   (2724 words)

 William Smith
William Smith was born in the village of Churchill in Oxfordshire, on 23rd March 1769, and was the eldest son of a flsmith, who died when William was quite young.
Smith attended the village school, where he obtained only a rudimentary education, but he had an enquiring mind and took note of everything he observed in the countryside in which he lived, especially the geology.
William Smith died on 28th August 1839 in Northampton, whilst on his way to attend a meeting of the British Association in Birmingham, and he is buried in St. Peter`s Church in Northampton.
www.brlsi.org /wsmith.htm   (1323 words)

 William Henry Smith #951
Smith’s abysmal childhood, as comprehensively detailed in the penalty phase mitigation report compiled by Dr. Nancy Schmidtgoessling, Ph.D., is a significant consideration to be weighed in the pursuit of a claim for mercy.
Smith’s overall institutional adjustment to be exemplary and a proper consideration to be weighed in the pursuit of a claim for mercy.
Smith, 47, claims the abnormality detected during a brain scan after he fainted in prison may have affected his behavior in 1987 when he stabbed a woman, raped her as she lay dying and then made three trips to his car to steal her stereo and two television sets.
www.clarkprosecutor.org /html/death/US/smith951.htm   (9247 words)

 Rocky Road: William Smith
Smith was a yeoman and civil engineer who came from the wrong side of the tracks, and there he spent much of his life.
By the mid-1820s, Smith was a sought-after lecturer for a variety of local philosophical societies, and he never lost his enjoyment for studying strata.
Smith mixed too little with younger geologists to make the discovery, that on the road which he opened were racers swifter than himself," observed Phillips after his uncle died.
www.strangescience.net /smith.htm   (991 words)

 John William Smith--Soldier, Messenger, Patriot
William John Smith, as he was christened, was born in Virginia on November 4, 1792, the second son of John and Isabel Smith.
Smith's assumption proved to be incorrect, for a sentry claimed he saw the Mexican force on the 23rd of February.
Smith remarked: 'Boys, it's time to be after shooting that fellow, at this, the man put spurs to his horse, sprung into the thicket, and was out of sight in a moment, before a gun could be brought to bear on him.
www.tamu.edu /ccbn/dewitt/smithjohnwilliam.htm   (5226 words)

 Alabama Governor William Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
William Hugh Smith was born in Fayette County, Georgia, on April 28, 1826.
During Smith's administration the Fifteenth Amendment was ratified, development of Alabama's mineral and natural resources was encouraged, and bonds were endorsed to expand the state's railways.
Smith ran for reelection in 1870 but disunity in the Republican party as well as a feud between him and Senator Spencer contributed to his defeat.
www.archives.state.al.us /govs_list/g_smithw.html   (468 words)

 Golden First UMC: History: Rev. William M. (W.M.) Smith
Smith was a man of good gifts for the pulpit, and an able manager of the affairs of the Church; but his sentiments on the question then vexing the Church and nation were un-Wesleyan and provoking to a majority of the people comprising the communicants under his administration.
Smith's success was not what it should have been, and, most likely would have been, if his views had tallied with a controlling number of his people.
Smith was not willing to concede that he had made a mistake in paying no respect to the feelings or preferences of a large share of the people present; but the loyal and patriotic at once decided not to sustain a man, though appointed as a pastor, who would so brazenly offer an affront!
www.goldenfirstumc.org /history/pastors/smith   (1218 words)

William Smith was born in King George County, Virginia, on September 6, 1797.
Smith was also elected governor for one term, and served from 1846 to 1849.
Smith became a farmer, and died on May 18, 1887, on his estate near Warrenton, Virginia.
www.multied.com /bio/CWcGENS/CSASmithW.html   (277 words)

 Guide to the Papers of William Robert Smith, Sr
In 1890 Smith married Frances Lipscomb Breedlove and they continued to live in Colorado (now Colorado City) where Smith practiced law from 1888 until elected to Congress, serving from 1903 to 1916.
A month after leaving Congress, President Wilson appointed Smith U.S. district judge for the Western District of Texas Subsequently, Smith, his wife, and their five children moved to district headquarters in El Paso.
In either the front or back top corner of each letter, the cities from which the correspondence was written and sent are denoted from the postmarks and envelopes accompanying the correspondence.
www3.baylor.edu /Library/BCPM/Smith/welcome.htm   (414 words)

 William Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Born in 1824 in Vermont, William F. Smith graduated from West Point in 1845 and served as a topographical engineer until the war.
Smith was the lead element of the Union strike at Petersburg on June 15, 1864.
Smith resigned in 1867 and spent a good deal of time arguing his service record until his death in 1903.
www.nps.gov /pete/mahan/edbiosws.html   (144 words)

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Smith had begun his efforts to publish such a grand map about 1802 and he was early encouraged by the enthusiastic support of Sir Joseph Banks, President of the Royal Society of London, who headed the subscription list with 50 pounds - a considerable sum at the time.
Smith was probably the first to understand that both the strata and their fossil contents were in such a natural order and that it was an order of indefinitely wide extension, i.e.
Where Smith’s text, always practical, dealt with the soils, drainage, and uses of the strata--the applications--of his strata, Cuvier and Brongniart used lithology and fossils to deduce the origins of the different strata in incursions of the sea, and to describe alternations between inland freshwater strata and periods of aridity.
www.unh.edu /esci/mapexplan.html   (3550 words)

 William Smith
William Smith was born on March 23, 1769, into a family of small farmers.
Smith was not the first to make geologic maps, but he was the first to use fossils as a tool for mapping rocks by their stratigraphic order, and not necessarily by their composition.
Unfortunately, Smith's map was overlooked at first by the scientific community of the time; his humble origins and limited education were an obstacle to success in learned society.
www.ucmp.berkeley.edu /history/smith.html   (663 words)

 Biography of William L. Smith, b. 1878   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
WILLIAM L., state assemblyman and general manager of the Badger State Telephone and Telegraph Co., with headquarters at Neillsville, was born in Sunbury County, N. B., Feb. 12, 1878.
He is the son of Ebeh D. and Charlotte R. (Smith) Smith, the former of whom, a lumberman, came to Eau Claire, this state, in 1878, and there spent the remainder of his life, having at different times charge of a number of lumber camps on various Wisconsin rivers.
Smith was married June 26, 1901, to Olive T Huntzicker, born in Eaton Township, this county, daughter of Jacob and Mary (McMahon) Huntzicker, and they have two children-Herbert M. and William Lyman, Jr.
wvls.lib.wi.us /ClarkCounty/clark/data/bios2/271.htm   (328 words)

 William Smith and Anne Bullas
William and Anne were married "in the house of Mr Bullas by License....According to the order of the Ch of England" at Little Bendigo, in Ballarat, on 28th April, 1858.
William SMITH's cousin, George MELLOR, was the initial purchaser of a small town block of Crown land at the eastern end of the then existing Hill Street, just around the corner from East Street - precisely where the Daylesford Railway Station was later built.
William's marriage registration records that William was born in the Parish of Ashover whilst the Crich Parish register and the International Genealogical Index record that he was baptised in Crich.
mywebpage.netscape.com /mgswebaus/firstfam/wsab.htm   (3797 words)

 Clare People: William Smith O'Brien   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
William O' Brien, Patriot, was born in Dromoland, County Clare on October 17th, 1803.
William inherited it and adopted the additional surname of Smith, thereafter he is known as William Smith O'Brien.
William Smith O' Brien was arrested and sent to Clonmel for trial.
www.clarelibrary.ie /eolas/coclare/people/smithob.htm   (502 words)

 Ethical Atheist - The Map that Changed the World
William Smith was born in England in 1769.
Smith, like many great scientists, is often portrayed as a lone hero against a great tide of religious opposition.
In the case of William Smith, we think the claimed forces of religious opposition are overblown.
www.ethicalatheist.com /docs/william_smith.html   (917 words)

 William Smith - B-25 Pilot   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Smith was the was operations officer at Moritai with his personal jeep.
Smith ditched about a mile from the shore and he and 2 others got away from the burning plane, which quickly sunk.
Smith was burned from the resulting fire and his leg wounded in the crash.
www.pacificwrecks.com /people/veterans/smith.html   (1061 words)

 William Smith: Professor
Smith earned his B.S. (1985) and Ph.D. (1989) degrees from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
After receiving his Ph.D., Dr. Smith worked as a Fogerty fellow at the Laboratoire de Genetique Moleculare des Eucaryotes in Strasbourg, France, where he studied the retinoic acid receptor in the laboratory of Dr. Pierre Chambon.
Smith is a recipient of the Beckman Young Investigator Award.
www.lifesci.ucsb.edu /mcdb/faculty/smith   (126 words)

 William Kennedy Smith, Sleazeball - June 20, 2005
While a judge this year tossed a lawsuit filed by his former personal assistant, Smith reportedly paid six figures in an out-of-court settlement to a second woman who worked for his Center for International Rehabilitation (CIR).
Since a TSG source was kind enough to provide us with a copy of Hamilton's draft complaint, her account of Smith's remarkably sleazy and scary behavior will not be permanently cloaked by a subsequent confidentiality agreement.
On the second night of Hamilton's stay, Smith showed up unannounced at the apartment and began massaging her neck and back and stroking her belly.
www.thesmokinggun.com /archive/0620051wksmith1.html   (268 words)

 CNN.com - Judge tosses suit against Kennedy Smith - Jan 5, 2005
Smith, who was cleared of rape charges in Florida in 1991, has said Soulias demanded a $3 million payoff in exchange for not going to court.
According to the lawsuit, Smith bought Soulias drinks while she was celebrating her birthday in January 1999, and after taking her to his Chicago home, he dragged her upstairs and assaulted her.
Smith's mother is former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, Jean Kennedy Smith, and he also is the nephew of the late President Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy.
www.cnn.com /2005/LAW/01/05/kennedy.smith.ap   (495 words)

 Player Bio: William Smith :: Rifle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Smith, 56, has guided The Citadel's rifle club team the past six years and serves as both the men's and women's head coach.
Under the direction of Smith, The Citadel finished third in the SEARC in 2005 behind Birmingham Southern and North Carolina State.
Smith's goal for the team is to become an annual participant in postseason play.
citadelsports.cstv.com /sports/c-rifle/mtt/smith_william00.html   (217 words)

 Ernest William Smith Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Ernest William Smith, journalist and special correspondent, was born in 1864 on the Isle of Wight, Hampshire, Great Britain.
Smith acted as both writer and photographer since the innovations of Ernest Parke (editor of both papers) mandated that all reporters carry cameras.
Smith was able to file reports from the siege of Ladysmith and to take photographs of the troops and battle sites during the winter of 1899-1900.
www.hrc.utexas.edu /research/fa/smith.ernest.html   (1095 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/William French Smith
William French Smith (August 26, 1917–October 29, 1990) was an American lawyer and the 74th Attorney General of the United States.
Smith served in the United States Naval Reserve, reaching the rank of lieutenant.
Smith was a member of the American Law Institute, American Judicature Society, and the Institute of Judicial Administration's Board of Fellows, as well as a fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/William_French_Smith   (313 words)

 William Smith's 1815 Geologic Map of England | West Texas Geological Society
Smith collected fossils as he designed and dug canals, and he noted that each layer (stratum) contained a unique assemblage of fossils, and that he could identify the different formations by the characteristic fossils in each.
Smith used his knowledge of the regularity of the rock record to correlate and produce a geologic column and, most importantly, the first geologic map of England.
William Smith died on August 28th, 1839 in Northampton, while on his way to attend a meeting of the British Association in Birmingham.
www.wtgs.org /geolinks2.php   (566 words)

 William Smith
William Smith was the fourth child born to John and Telitha Sanders Smith, on 12 August 1829 in Hendericks County Indiana.
William and Roseanne moved their family from Missouri sometime after 1881 to Lamar County, Texas where they lived until Roseanna's death in 1898.
Roseanne Haven Smith was a member of the Lamar Chapter #258 United Daughters of the Confederacy in Paris, Texas.
gen.1starnet.com /civilwar/smithw.htm   (564 words)

 The William Kennedy Smith Case Full Coverage - The Crime library
William Kennedy Smith filed a motion Friday to dismiss the suit filed against him in August by Audra Soulias, charging him with sexually assaulting her five years ago.
Woman accusing William Kennedy Smith of rape says lawsuit 'not about money.' Audra Soulias, 28, filed a civil lawsuit against Smith, 43, claiming he bought her drinks while she was celebrating her birthday in January 1999 and later took her to his house, dragged her upstairs and assaulted her.
Woman claims in a lawsuit that William Kennedy Smith sexually assaulted her in 1999, and her lawyer said Thursday that she did not come forward at the time because she was intimidated by his wealth and connections.
www.crimelibrary.com /notorious_murders/celebrity/william_k_smith/documents.html   (704 words)

 Handbook of Texas Online: SMITH, JOHN WILLIAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
John William Smith, christened William John Smith and also known as El Colorado, the last messenger from the Alamo and the first mayor of San Antonio, was born in Virginia on March 4, 1792, the son of John and Isabel Smith.
Smith used his familiarity with the town and his surveying skills to draw the detailed plat that made possible the successful house-to-house attack; he also acted as a guide for one of the assaulting parties.
Subsequently Smith continued as an army scout and participated in the battle of San Jacinto.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/SS/fsm30.html   (662 words)

 VHS MSS: William Farrar Smith Papers
William Farrar Smith, also known as Baldy Smith, was born in St. Albans, Vermont, February 17, 1824, the son of Ashbel and Sarah Butler Smith.
In March of 1865 Smith was brevetted brigadier-general and major general for distinguished services at Chattanooga and in the Virginia Campaign of 1864.
Photograph of W. Smith filed at FB-4, and Civil War photos collected by Smith filed in the VHS Picture File at F-HIS-Civil War and under the same heading in the flat files, sizes B, C, and D. Military maps of the Civil War collected by General William F. Smith.
www.vermonthistory.org /arccat/findaid/smithwf.htm   (1574 words)

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