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1 City (1990 pop. 25,945), seat of Henderson co., NW Ky., on the Ohio River, in an oil, coal, tobacco, corn, and livestock area; founded 1797, inc. as a city 1867. Transportation equipment; plastic, metal, and paper products; furniture; chemicals; machinery; and denim fabric are manufactured. There are flour mills and lumbering, aluminum smelting, and poultry processing industries. John J. AudubonAudubon, John James
, 1785–1851, American ornithologist, b. Les Cayes, Santo Domingo (now Haiti). The illegitimate son of a French sea captain and plantation owner and a Creole chambermaid who died months after his birth, he was educated in France and in 1803 came to live
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 lived in Henderson from 1810 to 1819. Nearby is Audubon Memorial State Park, with a museum and a bird sanctuary. Another attraction is the Ellis Park Racecourse, with annual thoroughbred racing. A branch of the Univ. of Kentucky is in the city.

2 City (1990 pop. 64,942), Clark co., SE Nev., in a desert area overlooking Las Vegas and surrounded by mountains; inc. 1953. Limestone is produced and plastic and metal products, foods, transportation equipment, and chemicals are manufactured. Henderson is a center for defense-related industries, specializing in large-volume chemical manufacturing. Hydroelectric power is supplied by Hoover Dam. The city was founded (1942) to provide houses for employees of a magnesium plant. The Southern Nevada Museum is there. Nearby Mt. Charleston and Lake Mead offer recreational activities.

3 City (1990 pop. 15,655), seat of Vance co., N N.C.; settled c.1811, inc. 1841. It is in an agricultural area that produces grain, soybeans, tobacco, poultry, and livestock. Manufactures include apparel, textiles, furniture, metal products, industrial minerals, mobile homes, and foods. Nearby Kerr Reservoir on the Roanoke River offers water sports.

4 City (1990 pop. 11,139), seat of Rusk co., NE Tex.; inc. 1877. It is a prosperous oil and natural-gas city. There is also agriculture (cattle and horses, vegetables, watermelons, nursery crops, timber), manufacturing (furniture, machinery, building materials, wood products), and meat processing. Originally a pinewoods lumbering town, then a cotton center, the city was transformed in 1830 when C. M. Joiner struck the first gusher of the fabulously rich East Texas Oil Field nearby. The site of an Old Shawnee village is in the area.

Henderson

Arthur. 1863--1935, British Labour politician. As foreign secretary (1929--31) he supported the League of Nations and international disarmament; Nobel peace prize 1934
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Yet Jacob Henderson was fair and square, business-like and methodical.
Henderson stood in the wings, unseen by the audience, and looked on.
In good weather, in the afternoons, Henderson often took him for a walk.
Had Henderson made a bid for his heart, he would surely have responded; but Henderson had a heart only for the fantastic mental gyrations of Swedenborg, and merely made his living out of Michael.
Then I saw Henderson leaping like a madman for the main rigging, up which he shot, on the inside, till he was many feet higher than my head.
As I sat in my bunk examining it (the six hunters were all in the steerage, smoking and talking in loud voices), Henderson took a passing glance at it.
com)-- Henderson Health & Nursing, a leading skilled nursing facility in Henderson, Texas, enthusiastically anticipates the arrival of the New Year.
Ashley Henderson says her love for event planning and interior design drew her away from her previous career in corporate retail and allowed her to open up her own business, Ashley Ann's Events Planning Service.
Forty-four-year-old Maurice Henderson was given an online "Darwin Award"--an award given to people who display such idiotic behavior that they end up getting killed, removing themselves from the gene pool--after he was shot and killed while breaking into a bar on March 11 in Gary, Indiana.
Henderson is now my boss, the vice chancellor of enrollment management and student life at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, where I serve as the director of admissions and orientation.
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For Alex Henderson, Inco's manager of business planning and mines technical services, and those in the exploration group, it's "ore else" if another major Sudbury deposit isn't discovered within the next few years.