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Fergus, Ontario

degree in Philosophy. "About Michael", Michael Chong (online biography), accessed 2008. Chong has worked in information technology, holding senior positions at Barclays Bank and Research Capital Corporation. Prior to his election, he worked as Chief Information Officer for the National Hockey League Players Association and was a senior technology consultant at the Greater Toronto Airports Authority GTAA

for the redevelopment of Toronto Pearson International Airport. "About Michael", Michael Chong (online biography), accessed 2006. Biography Sims was born in Fergus (Fergus, Ontario), Ontario, and was educated at Brant School near Stonewall and in Winnipeg. He received a Teachers' Certificate, and also worked as a farmer. Sims served as a councillor in the Rural Municipality of Swan River, Manitoba Swan River


Hearst, Ontario

in Toronto, Canada, performing Italian (Italian (language)), Portuguese (Portuguese (language)) and French (French (language)) material, as well as a jazz repertoire. Corrine Prévost, online biography, accessed 10 July 2006. In 1992, she adapted a French language version of the composition "A Song For Canada", which was performed at the official celebrations of Canada's 125th anniversary. "


Guanajuato, Guanajuato

of Diego Rivera'', 1914 Diego Rivera was born in Guanajuato, Guanajuato, to a well-to-do family. Rivera was descended from Spanish nobility on his father's side. Diego had a twin brother named Carlos, who died two years after they were born. online biography Retrieved October, 13, 2010 From the age of ten, Rivera studied art at the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City. He was sponsored


Fuzhou

on the game has an online biography. The site has a small museum, some shops and a hall for playing the game. Buy The most famous handicrafts of the area are: * *


Windsor, Ontario

later completed his degree in Philosophy. "About Michael", Michael Chong (online biography), accessed 2008. Chong has worked in information technology, holding senior positions at Barclays Bank and Research Capital Corporation. Prior to his election, he worked as Chief Information Officer for the National Hockey League Players Association and was a senior technology consultant at the Greater Toronto Airports Authority

GTAA for the redevelopment of Toronto Pearson International Airport. "About Michael", Michael Chong (online biography), accessed 2006. DATE OF BIRTH 22 November 1971 PLACE OF BIRTH Windsor (Windsor, Ontario), Ontario DATE OF DEATH Kingsways were rebadged Plymouth (Plymouth (automobile)) vehicles, although they were often equipped with Dodge bumpers and trim. They were supposed to help


Burlington, Vermont

peabody.html#biog Online Biography by James O. Chipman In 1871, while James was still in business college there, his family moved to Pueblo, Colorado; after completing his degree the following year, James followed his family and kept the books for the family dry goods store for three years (1872 to 1875). terminus_a2 in St. Johnsbury


Christchurch

was the birthplace of John Bythesea, a naval officer awarded the Victoria Cross. Online biography John Bythesea Michael Hart (Michael Hart (mayor)) was born in Freshford in c. 1814 and emigrated to Christchurch in New Zealand in 1850, where he was chosen as the 7th Mayor of Christchurch.


Mexico City

, to a well-to-do family. Rivera was descended from Spanish nobility on his father's side. Diego had a twin brother named Carlos, who died two years after they were born. online biography Retrieved October, 13, 2010 From the age of ten, Rivera studied art at the Academy of San Carlos in Mexico City. He was sponsored to continue study in Europe by Teodoro A. Dehesa Méndez, the governor


Manhattan

College before dropping out to be a poet in Manhattan. Her official online biography notes that she is "a second generation American of Italian descent (Italian American)" and that "Her maternal grandfather, Domenico Mallozzi, was an active anarchist (anarchy), and associate of Carlo Tresca and Emma Goldman." Biography of Diane di Prima. Di Prima began writing as a child and by the age of 19 was corresponding with Ezra Pound and Kenneth Patchen. Her first book of poetry, ''This Kind of Bird Flies Backward'' was published in 1958 by Hettie and LeRoi Jones' Totem Press. Involvement with the Beats Di Prima spent the late 1950s and early 1960s in Manhattan, where she participated in the emerging Beat movement (Beat generation). She spent some time in California at Stinson Beach and Topanga Canyon, returned to New York City and eventually moved to San Francisco permanently. Di Prima was a bridge figure between the Beat movement and the later hippies, as well as between East Coast and West Coast artists. She edited ''The Floating Bear'' with Amiri Baraka (LeRoi Jones) (Amiri Baraka) and was co-founder of the New York Poets Theatre and founder of the Poets Press. In 1966, she spent some time at Millbrook (Millbrook, New York) with Timothy Leary's psychedelic community and printed the first two editions of "Psychodelic Prayers" by Leary in Spring 1966. In 1969, she wrote a fictionalized, erotic account detailing her experience in the Beat movement titled ''Memoirs of a Beatnik.'' From 1974 to 1997, Di Prima taught Poetry at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, of the Naropa Institute in Boulder, Colorado, sharing the program with fellow Beats Allen Ginsberg (Co-founder of the program), William Burroughs, Gregory Corso, and others. In 2001, she published ''Recollections of My Life as a Woman: The New York Years''. After losing the Battle of Long Island on August 27, General Washington and his army of 9,000 troops escaped on the night of August 29–30 to York Island (as Manhattan was then called). McCullough, ''1776'', pp. 188–191 General Howe followed up with a landing on Manhattan (Landing at Kip's Bay) on September 15, but his advance was checked the next day at Harlem Heights (Battle of Harlem Heights). After an abortive landing at Throg's Neck, he landed troops with some resistance at Pell's Point (Battle of Pell's Point) on October 18 to begin an encircling maneuver that was intended to trap Washington's army between that force, his troops in Manhattan, and the Hudson River, which was dominated by warships of the Royal Navy. Schecter, pp. 179–230 Howe established a camp at New Rochelle (New Rochelle, New York), but advance elements of his army were near Mamaroneck (Mamaroneck (town), New York), only Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan


Toronto

line. Prévost was born in Montreal, Quebec and raised in Hearst (Hearst, Ontario) in Northern Ontario. She is a singer in Toronto, Canada, performing Italian (Italian (language)), Portuguese (Portuguese (language)) and French (French (language)) material, as well as a jazz repertoire. Corrine Prévost, online biography, accessed 10 July 2006. In 1992, she adapted a French language version


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