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Ross, George,

1730–79, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. New Castle, Del. He was a lawyer in Lancaster, Pa., and a member of the colonial assembly (1768–74) before serving as delegate (1774–77) to the Continental Congress.
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I'd like to share a couple discoveries with my friend, Minister of Northern Development and Mines Michael Gravelle, and with his deputy minister, George Ross.
Existing franchise group Coastal Franchising, led by George Ross, plans to develop four new Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Charleston, S.
Brosna George Ross O'Sullivan Fourth, 2m1f bumper, Killarney, May 10 This probably wasn't a bad bumper, won by a useful performer in Ballinderry Moth, and this four-yearold was the most promising of those who finished in the mix.
He admitted soliciting someone to kill Garda fraud squad Detective Garda Mary Skehan, Revenue official George Ross and accountant Patrick Sweeney.
Not surprisingly, finding a way to jumpsfart the stalled Ring of Fire project is top of mind for de Launey who slid into the chair in early January after his predecessor George Ross left last summer to take a similar posting with the Government of the Yukon.
Like most townspeople, Deputy Sheriff George Ross had been awakened by the blast.
The video kicks off with baker George Ross, reading his Doric version of Twas the Night Before Christmas.
When George Ross, 53, and his wife Terri won the cash in 2004, he briefly quit his South Lanarkshire Council post.
George Ross landed seven on Daddies and Andy Graham had three for 11lb 4oz.
In addition, there will be special, guest speakers including George Ross, Bruce Buffer, Jack Bosch, and many others.
I was hired by (Superintendent) George Ross," she said.
Betsy was married to John Ross, who was a nephew of George Ross, a signatory of the Declaration of Independence on August 2, 1776.