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Her father, John Charles Smith, was the son of English Methodist immigrants, and worked a variety of odd jobs.
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Her father, James Upton, was the Upton mentioned by Hawthorne in the famous introduction to the Scarlet Letter as one of those who came into the old custom house to do business with him as the surveyor of the port.
Her father wrote of it, " I see nothing in the way of a good appreciation of Louisa's merits as a woman and a writer.
Her first marriage, at the age of fifteen, was to the son of her father's rival in Italy, Lothair II, the nominal King of Italy ; the union was part of a political settlement designed to conclude a peace between her father and Hugh of Provence, the father of Lothair.
Her father, Joaquín Nin, was a Cuban pianist and composer, when he met her mother Rosa Culmell, who was a classically trained singer in Cuba of French and Danish descent.
Her father was Mírzá Muḥammad ` Alí Nahrí of Isfahan an eminent Bahá ’ í of the city and prominent aristocrat.
Her father had an engineering degree and worked with his own father ( Charles Bardot ) in the family business.
Her father was " the sort of rebel destined to transform colonial America "; as clerk of the court, he was jailed for disobeying the local magistrate in defense of middle-class shopkeepers and artisans in conflict with wealthy landowners.
Her father, Robert Lawrence Berenson, was an American career diplomat turned shipping executive ; he was of Lithuanian Jewish descent, and his family's original surname was Valvrojenski.
Her Journal reveals her growing sophistication as a critic as well as the influence of her father ’ s friend the artist Sir John Everett Millais who recognised Beatrix ’ s talent of observation.
Her father, unable to bear the grief of his loss, and feeling adrift in a foreign country, returned to his native France for 16 years, with only one visit back to Philadelphia.
" Her father did have a natural aptitude for drawing and the sisters were charmed by his whimsical sketches of animals.
Her grandparents were in a band that played throughout Ireland, her father was the leader of the Slieve Foy Band before opening Leo's Tavern, and her mother played in a dance band and later taught music at Pobalscoil Ghaoth Dobhair.
Her father played the ukulele and guitar and sang professionally in nightclubs with a group called Step ' n ' Fetchit.
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Her husband, who is the son of Alton John Mason of Shreveport, La., and the late Mrs. Henry Cater Parmer, was president of Alpha Tau Omega and a member of Delta Sigma Pi at Lamar Tech, and did graduate work at Rhodes University in Grahamstown, South Africa, on a Rotary Fellowship.
Her story The Land of Far-Beyond is a Christian parable along the lines of John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress, with modern children as the central characters.
Her parents died within a few hours of each other from malignant fever, whereupon Grace and her two sisters were adopted by John Tonkin, a surgeon in the town.
Her arrangement of composer John Cage's prepared piano duet " Three Dances " for four prepared bass koto was a landmark in the modern era of koto music.
Her portrait of messianic ( self -) sacrifices of these figures make for entertaining speculation, but they have not been taken seriously as history even by her staunchest supporters, though they have been used in novels ( e. g. Katherine Kurtz's Lammas Night, Philip Lindsay's The Devil and King John ).
Some remained in politics: Mackenzie Bowell continued to serve as a senator ; R. B. Bennett moved to the United Kingdom after being elevated to the House of Lords ; and a number led Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition in the Canadian parliament: John A. Macdonald, Arthur Meighen, William Lyon Mackenzie King, and Pierre Trudeau, all before being re-appointed as premier ( Mackenzie King twice ); Alexander Mackenzie and John Diefenbaker, both prior to sitting as regular Members of Parliament until their deaths ; Wilfrid Laurier dying while still in the post ; and Charles Tupper, Louis St. Laurent, and John Turner, each before they returned to private business.
Her replacement, John Major, replaced the Community Charge with the Council Tax, similar to the rating system that preceded the Poll Tax.
Her earliest American ancestors were the immigrants John Anthony ( 1607 – 1675 ), who was from Hempstead, Essex, and his wife, Susanna Potter ( c. 1623-1674 ), who was from London, Middlesex.
Her father, John W. Bullock ( born 1925 ), was a United States Army employee and part-time voice coach from Birmingham, Alabama, and her mother, Helga D. Meyer ( 1942 – 2000 ), was a German opera singer and voice teacher.
Her father, John Bullock, is the company's CEO, and her sister, Gesine Bullock-Prado, is the former president.
Other prominent academics associated with the University include Geoffrey Bennington, the creator of the MA programme in Modern French Thought ( Derrida, Lyotard ); Homi K. Bhabha ( postcolonialism ); Rachel Bowlby ( feminism, Woolf, Freud ); Geoff Cloke FRS ( Inorganic Chemistry ); Jonathan Dollimore ( Renaissance literature, gender and queer studies ); Katy Gardner ( social anthropology ); Gabriel Josipovici ( Dante, the Bible ); Michael Land FRS ( Animal Vision-Frink Medal )); Michael Lappert FRS ( Inorganic Chemistry ); Alan Lehmann FRS ( Genetics and Genome Stability ); ( Laura Marcus ( Woolf ); John Murrell FRS ( Theoretical Chemistry ); Peter Nicholls ( Pound, modernism ); John Nixon FRS ( Inorganic Chemistry )); Laurence Pearl FRS ( Structural Biology ); Guy Richardson FRS ( Neuroscience ); Jacqueline Rose ( feminism, psychoanalysis ); Nicholas Royle ( modern literature and theory ; deconstruction ); Alan Sinfield ( Shakespeare, sexuality, queer theory ); Norman Vance ( Victorian, classical reception ); Richard Whatmore & Knud Haakonssen ( intellectual historians ); Gavin Ashenden ( Senior Lecturer in English, University Chaplain, and Chaplain to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II ; Cedric Watts ( Conrad, Greene ); Marcus Wood ( postcolonialism ).
In a speech on the subject of confederation, made in 1866 to the Legislative Assembly of the Province of Canada, John A. Macdonald said of the planned governor: " We place no restriction on Her Majesty's prerogative in the selection of her representative ...
At the time of her death, Princess Margaret's full style was: Her Royal Highness The Princess Margaret Rose, Countess of Snowdon, Companion of the Imperial Order of the Crown of India, Dame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order, Dame Grand Cross of the Most Venerable Order of St. John of Jerusalem.
Her paternal grandfather, John Claus Peters, was the son of German immigrants, Claus Peters and Caroline Catherine Eberlin.
Her 100th birthday was celebrated in a number of ways: a parade that celebrated the highlights of her life included contributions from Norman Wisdom and John Mills ; her image appeared on a special commemorative £ 20 note issued by the Royal Bank of Scotland ; and she attended a lunch at the Guildhall, London, at which George Carey, the Archbishop of Canterbury, accidentally attempted to drink her glass of wine.
Her grave was placed in the chapel dedicated to St. John the Baptist in a classic wooden sarcophagus.
Her father's ancestry was more distinguished than that of Thomas Boleyn and John Seymour and Catherine's lineage, unlike that of Henry's wife, Anne Boleyn, was better and more established at Court.