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Bevin

Ernest. 1881--1951, British Labour statesman and trade unionist, who was largely responsible for the creation of the Transport and General Workers' Union (1922): minister of labour (1940--45); foreign secretary (1945-- 51)
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Our Chicago office continues to build on the strength of our Litigation practice and we are excited to have Bevin join the team, said David Mendelsohn, managing partner of DLA Piper s Chicago office.
Except that his total share of the vote against Bevin and an assortment of even more pathetic Republican challengers was 60 percent.
Boys like Gordon Waterhouse, Stan McCann, Denys Owen and John Pile, who I was privileged to meet at an annual lunch organised by The Bevin Boys Association for its North West members at The Grange in Thornton Hough, Wirral.
Frank Walker, now 87, far left, and living in Great Ayton, spent his early career working in a mine as a Bevin Boy like the youngsters, below.
Also SPEAKING at the opening of the exhibition will be John Etty, also a former Bevin boy and one of the six surviving members of WaKefield Trinity's 1960 Challenge Cup winning team.
War Underground: Memoirs of a Bevin Boy in the South Wales Coalfield by Michael Edmonds is published by the South Wales Record Society, PS16.
The Bevin Boys' were named for Ernest Bevin, then Minister for Labour and National Service, who came up with the idea to conscript workers into the mines and supply much-needed coal to the British industry from 1943 to 1948.
They were known as Bevin Boys when, in December 1943, Labour and National Service Minister Ernest Bevin devised a scheme to put a proportion of conscripts into the collieries rather than the armed services.
Bevin Bells reportedly made the first bell used on a bicycle and a car, and cast the bells for Good Humor ice cream trucks, the bell aboard the USS Maine, the bell used in Joe Louis' championship fight, the New York Stock Exchange bell and the bell in Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life.
Teresa Bevin is the author of the novel Havana Split, and is a contributor to several college level textbooks on multiculturalism, mental health and family therapy.
I don't have a lot of formal education," ABC News quoted Bevin, a 27-year-old hotel manager by day, as saying.
FORMER Bevin boy Andrew Forte chuckles as he remembers the first day he turned up for work at a Scottish pit to serve his country in World War II.