Blair, John

Blair, John

(1732–1800) Supreme Court justice; born in Williamsburg, Va. He attended the Constitutional Convention (1787) and signed the U.S. Constitution. Known for his support of a strong national government, President Washington appointed him to the first U.S. Supreme Court (1789–96).
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Of course Dafydd Wigley, Tony Blair, John Major and many others were sure the vote would go their way and bind Britain more closely than ever to Europe leading us to take on the Euro, the Schengen open-border treaty and all the other rules of the European bureaucracy.
Danny Kedwell and Luke Coulson put Fleet ahead, but Doncaster hit back with a James Coppinger brace and goals from Matty Blair, John Marquis, Jordan Houghton and Tommy Rowe.
Sir Anthony, a former master at Wellington College and political commentator who has written biographies of ex-prime ministers David Cameron, Tony Blair, John Major and Gordon Brown, said: "It certainly will change human life as we know it.
Mr Goldsmith is also welcoming six new appointments including Colin Armer, Jackie Lloyd, and Kim Wallace to the board of AgResearch; and Ngarimu Blair, John Rodwell and Hon Kate Wilkinson to Landcare Research.
Willie and Arthur joined rehearsals earlier this week and are no strangers to the stage, having previously performed alongside the likes of Lionel Blair, John Inman, Les Dennis and Amanda Holden to neigh"me just a few.
Willson illustrated major political figures including former prime ministers Tony Blair, John Major, Gordon Brown and Margaret Thatcher, as well as The Beatles and Sir Richard Branson.
Brown, Tony and Cherie Blair, John and Norma Major and David Cameron with wife Samantha
It happened to Gordon Brown, Tony Blair, John Major and Margaret Thatcher.
Edinburgh have lost Alex Blair, John Houston and Andrew Turnbull to Scotland's Sevens team at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi.
She was the sister of the late Aurore Morel, Cecile Poulin, Alice Blair, John Croteau and Joseph Croteau.