Akron, Ohio

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in March 1859. He first began to practice law in Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio) and moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1860, where he engaged in the lumber business. alias origin Akron, Ohio, United States genre New Wave (New Wave music) '''The Waitresses''' were an experimental new wave (New Wave music) band (musical ensemble) from Akron, Ohio. The group was led by guitarist songwriter Chris Butler (Chris Butler (musician)) with lead singing vocals


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are referred to as "Akronites (List of people from Akron, Ohio)." Nicknames include "Rubber City," "City of Invention" and "Rubber Capital of the World." History upright thumb left Original town plot of Akron (File:TownplotpfAkron.jpg) In 1811, Paul

and Polymer Engineering. Due to its contributions to the Information Age, ''Newsweek's'' listed Akron fifth of ten high tech havens in 2001. In 2008 "City of Invention" was added to the seal when the All-America City Award was received for the third time. Some events of the 2014 Gay Games (Gay Games) used the city as a venue. Geography File:Panorama of Akron Ohio.jpg thumb right Downtown Akron from the All


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High School (Akron, Ohio) Garfield High School in his hometown of Akron. Beard was born in Akron, Ohio, graduating in 1972 from the US Naval Academy with a Bachelor of Science degree (academic degree) in Analytical Management. He also holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh and an MS from Iowa State University. Most recently, Beard worked as division president and chief operating officer Seeds for Syngenta AG, a Switzerland Swiss


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and Cincinnati Railway . Life and career White was born as '''Jesse Marc Weidenfeld''' in Buffalo, New York, and was raised in Akron, Ohio. He made his first amateur appearance in local stage productions at the age of 15. Though aspiring to be an actor, he worked at many different jobs during the 1930s, including selling beauty supplies and lingerie. After moving to Cleveland, Ohio, Jesse began a career in vaudeville and burlesque, traveling widely before landing a role on Broadway (Broadway theatre). In 1942, White made his Broadway debut in ''The Moon is Down'', followed by a successful performance in the role of a sanitarium (Sanatorium) orderly in the popular play ''Harvey (Harvey (play))''. He would later reprise his role in the 1950 (1950 in film) film version (Harvey (film)) and the 1972 television movie. '''Jarrod Alexander Cooper''' (born March 31, 1978 in Akron, Ohio) is a former American football safety (Safety (American football position)) with the Oakland Raiders and Carolina Panthers. He was drafted by the Panthers in the fifth round of the 2001 NFL Draft. He played college football at Kansas State (Kansas State Wildcats football). - 14 align "left" Cleveland-Akron-Canton-Lorain-Elyria align "left" Cleveland (Cleveland, Ohio), OH; Akron (Akron, Ohio), OH; Canton (Canton, Ohio), OH; Lorain (Lorain, Ohio)-Elyria (Elyria, Ohio), OH 2,722,194 - Biography Sanders was born in Leon, New York, where he attended the common schools, and taught school in New York. He was a nephew of Sidney Edgarton (First Montana Governor). He moved to Ohio in 1854, where he continued teaching, and studied law in Akron (Akron, Ohio), gaining admission to the bar (bar (law)) in 1856. In 1991, Ruiz de Velasco created a painting for the Playboy Collection in Chicago, Illinois. She was then asked by the curator , Jack Bolton, of the Rockefeller Collection in New York to create a piece for their collection.In 1994, Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company Goodyear Corporation in Akron, Ohio held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their private executive gallery (Art gallery). In 1995, Coronado S.A. de C.V. held an exhibition of Ruiz de Velasco's artwork in their gallery in México, D.F (Mexican Federal District). '''Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens''' (70 acres) is a notable country estate (estate (land)), with gardens, located at 714 North Portage Path in Akron, Ohio. It ranks seventh on the list of largest houses in the United States. A&E, with Richard Guy Wilson, Ph.D., (2000). America's Castles: The Auto Baron Estates, ''A&E Television Network'' During his architectural career Schneider designed a number of offices, academic buildings, and residences. Perhaps his best-known work is Stan Hywet (Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens) (1915), an Akron (Akron, Ohio) mansion based on several English country houses. Aslet, Clive (2005). ''The American Country House'', p. 78. New Haven & London: Yale University Press. ISBN 0300105053. His academic work includes the ornate Italian Renaissance-style Rockefeller Physics Building (1905) and Quad Hall (1925) at the Case School of Applied Science (now Case Western Reserve University), and Austin Hall at Ohio Wesleyan University. Other work includes the classical Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen Building (1921), Plymouth Church (Plymouth Church of Shaker Heights) in Shaker Heights (Shaker Heights, Ohio) (1923), and the office building of the Cleveland Baseball Company at League Park. Born in Melrose, Iowa, he attended the public schools and graduated from the State University of Iowa (in 1916) and from its College of Law (University of Iowa College of Law) (in 1927). He received his LL.M. from Columbia Law School in 1928 and was a sales analyst and accountant for a rubber company in Akron, Ohio, and Dallas, Texas, in 1916 and 1917. During the First World War he served as a first lieutenant with the Thirty-fifth Infantry, United States Army, from 1917 to 1919. After the war, he continued work in the rubber industry, then became an assistant professor of military science and tactics at the University of Iowa from 1921 to 1923. He was admitted to the Iowa bar (bar (law)) in 1927 and commenced practice in Iowa City, of which he served as city solicitor from 1933 to 1935 and mayor from 1935 to 1937.


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Lana Turner came to town. He was asked to join the show and traveled to Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he played Onlooker Number Two in the cast, which he said was "''Like a Dream!''" After his short acting career, Jiminy became the personal assistant to Charles Bronson, for about five years. He had planned on working for Robert Vaughn, but as Jiminy said, "''But he didn't pay!''" However, Bronson was very cruel to Jiminy and threw him off his boat one time, mistaking him


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at his store, and encouraged him to play them on the radio. Encyclopedia of Cleveland History, Rock'n'Roll In 1949, Freed moved to Cleveland and, in April 1950, he joined WXEL (WJW (TV)) (TV channel 9) as the afternoon movie show host. Digital Case Search Results The next year, he got


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The show originally revolved around four children (three boys and one girl) and a dog. The fearless brave leader Thomas "Tommy" Pickles (Tommy Pickles) (whose family moved from Akron, Ohio to their current location in California), the cautious toddler Charles "Chuckie" Finster (Chuckie Finster) who reluctantly agreed to venture out into the open, unsafe areas of the house, the twin-infants Phillip "Phil" and Lillian "Lil" DeVille (Phil and Lil DeVille) who were ready for a new challenge, and Spike (Spike (Rugrats)), Tommy's dog. The toddlers are able to communicate with each other through baby speak, although viewers can understand them, because it is 'translated'. A running gag in the show is that they mispronounce words or use poor grammar and their speaking is full of malapropisms. An example of this is using the word "poopetrator" instead of "perpetrator" in "The Trial" episode. The group is often reluctantly joined


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Early years Hynde, originally from Akron (Akron, Ohio), Ohio, in the United States, attended Kent State University at the time of the Kent State shootings in 1970. She moved to London in 1973, working at the weekly music paper ''NME'' ) is a village (village (United States)#Ohio) in Portage County, Ohio Portage


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. image Image:WAPS logo.png city Akron (Akron, Ohio), Ohio area Akron (Akron, Ohio) metro area '''WAPS''' (91.3 FM (FM broadcasting), "91.3 The Summit") is an American non-commercial educational radio station serving in and licensed to Akron, Ohio. The station is owned and operated by the Akron Public Schools system and airs an Adult album alternative (AAA) format (Radio format) seven days a week, including NPR's '' World


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upright thumb right Firestone Stadium hosts the National Pro Fastpitch Championship Series. Past sports teams Former teams of Akron include the Akron Professionals (National Football League), Goodyear Silents (deaf semi-professional football), Akron Black Tyrites (Negro League (Negro National League (1933-1948))), Akron Americans (International Hockey League (International Hockey League (1945–2001))), Akron Lightning ( International Basketball League

Akron, Ohio

'''Akron''' The Akron, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area (Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area) (MSA) covers Summit and Portage (Portage County, Ohio) counties, and in 2010 had a population of 703,200. Akron is also part of the larger Cleveland-Akron-Canton, OH Combined Statistical Area (Northeast Ohio), which in 2010 had a population of 3,515,646.

Akron was co-founded in 1825 when suggested by Paul Williams to Simon Perkins. In 1833, "South" was temporarily added to the name when Eliakim Crosby settled a bordering North Akron. In 1851, Sojourner Truth attended a convention and extemporaneously delivered the original "Ain't I a Woman?" speech. During the Civil War (American Civil War), Ferdinand Schumacher supplied the Union Army with oats produced by his mill along the Ohio Canal. Between the 1870s and World War I, numerous churches across the nation were built using the Akron Plan. ''When Church Became Theatre: The Transformation of Evangelical Architecture and Worship in Nineteenth-Century America''. Jeanne Halgren Kilde. Oxford University Press, 2005. ISBN 978-0-19-517972-9.`p.185

With a population increase of 201.8% during the 1910s, it became the nation's fastest-growing city due to industries such as stoneware, sanitary sewer, fishing tackle, farming equipment, match, toy, and rubber. The All-American Soapbox Derby, WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, National Hamburger Festival (Hamburger), Founders Day (Alcoholics Anonymous) (Alcoholics Anonymous), and Road Runner Akron Marathon are annually hosted by the city, which was a venue for some events of the 2014 Gay Games (Gay Games). Tourist attractions include Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens (Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens) and Lock 3 Park, where the American Marble & Toy Manufacturing Company once stood.

Residents of Akron are referred to as "Akronites (List of people from Akron, Ohio)." Nicknames include "Rubber City," "City of Invention" and "Rubber Capital of the World."

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