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Taylor, George,

1716–81, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. Ireland. He settled in Pennsylvania (1736), where he became a manufacturer of iron. Taylor was a member of the Pennsylvania assembly, a county judge, an officer of the Pennsylvania militia, and a delegate to the Continental Congress (1776–77).
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December 10, 1915: Schoolboy George Taylor from The Lodge in Grimescar was presented with a shield for saving a life at sea.
But yesterday he voiced a clear intention to break the club free of Ashley's influence after raising more cash from fellow investors Douglas Park, George Letham and George Taylor plus an additional investor in board member John Bennett.
King, along with Douglas Park, George Letham, George Taylor, Paul Murray and John Bennett, have dugdeep to find the cash which means the club will re-take control of a number of club assets given to the Sports Direct tycoon as security, including the club's Murray Park training ground and its world famous trademarks.
George Taylor, Frintonon-Sea, Essex #Most of the Labour rebels who don't share Corbyn's vision haven't been around long enough to remember what Labour is supposed to represent.
The Three Bears - wealthy fans Douglas Park, George Letham and George Taylor - have of-of fered to increase their existing PS5m loan offer.
He's full of praise for the generosity shown by Douglas Park, George Letham and George Taylor who have offered the current Ibrox board PS6.
Parks is said to have joined forces with wealthy Gers supporters George Letham and George Taylor to offer to underwrite a new shares issue.
40pm Charlton Heston is George Taylor, an astronaut whose crew crash lands on an unfamiliar planet.
Hastings kept Scotland in touch with two penalties and converted a George Taylor try to bring the side to 23-16.
GEORGE Taylor, from Stoke, Coventry, loves his 1959 Rover 105.
Captain Brian Halsey, on Rink 3, skipped Eric Bott, Kath Coutanche and George Taylor to a 19-17 victory.
Christopher Richards, along with usher George Taylor and two others, stole booze, computers and DVDS worth nearly 23,000 pounds and caused damage worth 24,000 pounds during the burglary, the Mirror reported.