Burnett, Peter

Burnett, Peter (Hardeman)

(1807–95) public official; born in Nashville, Tenn. He went to Oregon in 1843 and led a group of goldseekers to California in 1848 where he briefly served as John A. Sutter's attorney. He was the first governor of California (1849–51) and president of the Pacific Bank in San Francisco.
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Also re-appointed are non-Executive Board members Professor Sir Keith Burnett, Peter Jones and Steve McQuillan.
First-round draw: Neil Robertson v Judd Trump, Marco Fu v Martin Gould, Graeme Dott v Mark King, Ali Carter v Dave Harold, Ding Junhui v Jamie Burnett, Peter Ebdon v Stuart Bingham, Stephen Hendry v Joe Perry, Mark Selby v Jimmy Robertson, Mark Williams v Ryan Day, Jamie Cope v Andrew Padgett, Mark Allen v Matthew Stevens, Stephen Maguire v Barry Hawkins, Shaun Murphy v Marcus Campbell, Ronnie O'Sullivan v Dominic Dale, Ricky Walden v Rory McLeod, John Higgins v Stephen Lee.
COM WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP - First Round draw: Neil Robertson v Judd Trump, Marco Fu v Martin Gould, Graeme Dott v Mark King, Ali Carter v Dave Harold, Ding Junhui v Jamie Burnett, Peter Ebdon v Stuart Bingham, Stephen Hendry v Joe Perry, Mark Selby v Jimmy Robertson, Mark Williams v Ryan Day, Jamie Cope v Andrew Padgett, Mark Allen v Matthew Stevens, Stephen Maguire v Barry Hawkins, Shaun Murphy v Marcus Campbell, Ronnie O'Sullivan v Dominic Dale, Ricky Walden v Rory McLeod, John Higgins v Stephen Lee.
MAN OF THE MOMENT: Roly Howard (front centre) is flanked by John Bradshaw and Roger Patience on a night attended by (back row, left to right) ECHO Sports Editor John Thompson, Everton assistant manager Alan Irvine, comedian Charlie Hale, ex-Liverpool star Ronnie Whelan, ex-Everton star Wally Burnett, Peter Jones, of Vernons Pools, and Marine chairman Paul Leary
Grimsby caretaker-boss John Cockerill could be without Tony Gallimore, Wayne Burnett, Peter Handyside, Richard Smith and Kevin Donovan for his first league game in charge.
Mike Burnett, Peter Cusack and Richard Whiting crossed for Hull, while James Ford, Kirk Dixon and James Evans touched down for Castleford'.
CARETAKER manager John Cockerill may be without Tony Gallimore, Wayne Burnett, Peter Handyside, Rich Smith and Kevin Donovan for his first League game in charge of Grimsby.