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Mr. Reama, who retired as vice president of the American Screw Co. in 1955 said, `` Both parties in the last election told us that we need a five per cent growth in the gross national product -- but neither told us how to achieve it ''.
His reference to ' discredited carcass ' or ' tattered remains ' of the president's leadership is an insult to the man who led our forces to victory in the greatest war in all history, to the man who was twice elected overwhelmingly by the American people as president of the United States, and who has been the symbol to the world of the peace-loving intentions of the free nations.
* An abbot president is the head of a congregation ( federation ) of abbeys within the Order of St. Benedict ( for instance, the English Congregation, The American Cassinese Congregation, etc.
The most important Canadian theorist was an American immigrant, Henry Wise Wood, president of the United Farmers of Alberta ( UFA ) during that movement's time as the governing party of the province ( 1921 – 1935 ).
In November 1960, John F. Kennedy was elected president after a campaign that promised American superiority over the Soviet Union in the fields of space exploration and missile defense.
A polarizing figure who dominated the Second Party System in the 1820s and 1830s, as president he dismantled the Second Bank of the United States and initiated ethnic cleansing and forced relocation of Native American tribes from the Southeast to west of the Mississippi River.
* 1788 – David G. Burnet, American politician, president of the Republic of Texas ( d. 1870 )
* 2012 – Matt Branam, American academic, 14th president of Rose – Hulman Institute of Technology ( b. 1954 )
As president, Clinton presided over the longest period of peacetime economic expansion in American history.
He played a major role in establishing the University of Pennsylvania and was elected the first president of the American Philosophical Society.
During Selig's tenure as club president, the Brewers participated in postseason play in 1981, when the team finished first in the American League East during the second half of the season, and in 1982, when the team made it to the World Series, under the leadership of future Hall of Famers Robin Yount and Paul Molitor.
Although the March 2007 issue of Foreign Policy listed BJU as one of " The World's Most Controversial Religious Sites " because of its past influence on American politics, BJU has seen little political controversy since Stephen Jones became president.
* Spencer Houghton Cone ( born 1785 ), US Baptist minister and president of the American and Foreign Bible Society
In 1950 American president Harry S. Truman said that atomic weapons may be used in the Korean War.
But, as America grew, industry became a larger and larger part of American life ; and, during the term of America's first populist president, Andrew Jackson, economic questions came to the forefront.
* Soia Mentschikoff ( 1934 ), first woman partner of a major law firm ; first woman elected president of the Association of American Law Schools
When Michael S. Swavely retired as president of Compaq's North American division on July 12, 1991, Eckhard Pfeiffer was named to succeed him.
To end the opposition from labor unions ( which wanted no training programs started when so many of their men were unemployed ) Roosevelt chose Robert Fechner, vice president of the American Machinists Union, as director of the corps.
Yutaka Katayama ( Mr. " K "), former president of Nissan's American operations, would have had his personal wartime experiences in mind supporting the name Datsun.
Eisenhower's stint as president of Columbia University was punctuated by his activity within the Council on Foreign Relations, a study group he led as president concerning the political and military implications of the Marshall Plan, and The American Assembly, Eisenhower's " vision of a great cultural center where business, professional and governmental leaders could meet from time to time to discuss and reach conclusions concerning problems of a social and political nature ".
As Columbia's president, Eisenhower gave voice and form to his opinions about the supremacy and difficulties of American democracy.
* 1822 – Elizabeth Cabot Agassiz, American college president ( d. 1907 )
The only American president elected to more than two terms, he facilitated a durable coalition that realigned American politics for decades.

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In her letter to John Brown, `` E. B. '', the Quakeress from Newport, had suggested that the American people owed more honor to John Brown for seeking to free the slaves than they did to George Washington.
George Simon, exec director of Danny Thomas A. L. S. A. C. ( Aiding Leukemia Stricken American Children ) fund raising group, filled me in on the low-down phonies who are using phones to solicit funds for Danny's St. Jude hospital in Memphis.
A theme from George Gershwin's orchestral composition An American in Paris
An American in Paris is a symphonic tone poem by the American composer George Gershwin, written in 1928.
The radio broadcast of the September 8, 1937 Hollywood Bowl George Gershwin Memorial Concert, in which An American in Paris, also conducted by Shilkret, was second on the program, was recorded and was released in 1998 in a two-CD set.
* 1796 – George N. Briggs, American politician, 19th Governor of Massachusetts ( d. 1861 )
* 1889 – George Kenney, American general ( d. 1977 )
* 1942 – George Jung, American convicted drug smuggler
* 1872 – George E. Stewart, American soldier, Medal of Honor recipient ( d. 1946 )
* 1913 – George Van Eps, American guitarist ( d. 1998 )
* 1937 – George " The Animal " Steele, American wrestler
George Kennan, an American working on the Western Union Telegraph Expedition in the late 1860s, found that dog sled travel on the lower Anadyr was limited by lack of firewood.
* 1894 – George Meany, American labor leader ( d. 1980 )
* 1942 – Barbara George, American singer-songwriter ( d. 2006 )
* 1975 – George Stults, American actor
* 1925 – George Wetherill, American physicist ( d. 2006 )
* 1939 – George Hamilton, American actor
* 1910 – George Cisar, American baseball player ( d. 2010 )
* 1919 – George Wallace, American politician, 45th Governor of Alabama ( d. 1998 )
* 1775 – American Revolutionary War: King George III delivers his Proclamation of Rebellion to the Court of St. James's stating that the American colonies have proceeded to a state of open and avowed rebellion.
* 1922 – George Kell, American baseball player ( d. 2009 )
* 1878 – George Whipple, American physician and pathologist, Nobel Prize laureate ( d. 1976 )
* 1954 – George Church, American biologist

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