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Carson,

city (1990 pop. 83,995), Los Angeles co., S Calif., an industrial and residential suburb of Los Angeles; inc. 1968. Oil refining is the major industry; fabricated metals, paper, and other products are manufactured. The California State Univ. Dominguez Hills is there.

Carson

1. Christopher, known as Kit Carson. 1809--68, US frontiersman, trapper, scout, and Indian agent
2. Edward Henry, Baron. 1854--1935, Anglo-Irish politician and lawyer; led northern Irish resistance to the British government's plan for home rule for Ireland
3. Rachel (Louise). 1907--64, US marine biologist and science writer; author of Silent Spring (1962)
4. Willie, full name William Hunter Fisher Carson. born 1942, Scottish jockey; retired in 1997
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Carson remembered the great surge of anger and then hate he had felt when he first heard of the deaths of his escapee friends.
Although Carson once kidded that the program's daytime audience was composed "almost entirely of housewives and Indians," it actually had a very broad viewer base by the time he moved to "The Tonight Show.
Boeing yesterday named Scott Carson president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes effective immediately, succeeding Alan Mulally, who left the company after 37 years to take over the top spot at troubled Ford Motor Co.
Blue is definitely not your typical new construction project in New York City," said Carson, a carpenter by trade who oversees the development aspects of the partnership spawned from a chance meeting at a dinner party in the mid-80s.
It's a prestigious thing,'' said John Wogan, president of the Carson Chamber of Commerce.
It has been my pleasure to know Jeff Reeter for many years and he has been both mine and Ben's first choice in running a Carson centered Super PAC," said Terry Giles, a key strategist and former campaign chairman for Dr.
The Company also announced that Tom Carson has been named to the position of president of this new business unit.
Broad's interest seems tied to recent developments in Carson and Pasadena, too.
The NFL, which also met with Hopkins last week, has stadium plans, but it hasn't turned those or cost estimates over to Carson to begin the EIR process.
Officials in Carson and Pasadena acknowledge that by the end of the summer they might no longer be in contention.