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Lewis, George (William)

(1882–1948) aeronautical engineer; born in Ithaca, N.Y. As aeronautical research director of the National Advisory Committee of Aeronautics (1924–47), he helped produce national requirements for aircraft design. By the time he retired, his department had three laboratories, 40 wind tunnels, and 6,000 employees. The Lewis Flight Propulsion Laboratory, Cleveland, Ohio, was named for him (1948).
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George Lewis, originally a jazz trombonist, is a long-standing member of AACM and the dialogue between his friends and colleagues simply using forenames proved an irritant: a key scene was undoubtedly between Muhal Richard Abrams and Kelan Phil Cohran and I identified a few others, but I had a sense of being on the outside, not knowing many people at a party.
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Guzman, currently managing director and head of global investment banking in the bank's capital markets division, is to assume his new role on November 1, replacing George Lewis, who will become a senior portfolio manager in the bank's global asset management operations.
Gunnerwireless operator George Lewis, the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Fred Lewis, had been in the air force for four years and was due home on leave.
Third-placed Usk faced a sterner test at Newbridge but opted to bat first and reached 249-7 thanks to George Lewis (77), Ollie James (69) and captain Henry Lewis (37).
Sudbrook asked Usk to bat and they reached 241-4 in their 50 overs with Henry Lewis scoring 75 not out, Ollie James 74, Sam Morris 34 and George Lewis 31.
Usk were inserted by Sudbrook at the Deepweir and set a target of 241-4 after Henry Lewis made 75 not out, Ollie James 74, Sam Morris 32 and George Lewis 31.
Top musicians from Europe and America graced Redcar's Coatham Hotel to play for 1,000 plus fans, including tenor sax player Ben Webster, George Lewis, Henry "Red" Allen, Wild Bill Davison, Pee Wee Russell, Champion Jack Dupree, Ruby Braff, Sonny Boy Williamson and Buck Clayton.
Whyte describes the journey of Robert Burns, William Cunningham, William Chalmers, Henry Ferguson, and George Lewis to the US; their anti-slavery views and desire to influence Southern churches about slavery; the roles of Scottish minister Thomas Chalmers, American minister Henry C.
George Lewis, of sex workers support group Scot-Pep, added: "A policy that has been successful in the last 20 years might be lost.