Hofmeister


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Hofmeister

 

(Russian gofmeister), a court function in medieval Germany (an honorary title in the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th in Germany) and a court rank (and function) from the 18th century to the beginning of the 20th in Russia. The Oberhofmeister and the Hofmeister serving under him were responsible for the management of the court and administration of the court staff and directed court ceremonial functions. In the courts of the German princes the Oberhofmeister presided over the court tribunal and council for the prince and was a deputy of the prince in administrative matters.

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A champion of sustainable environmental policies and energy security, Hofmeister is the author of Why We Hate the Oil Companies: Straight Talk from an Energy Insider.
A 19-month-old by the 12,000gns Blelack Edition, he was out of a homebred dam going back to Dingle Hofmeister.
Tara Hofmeister is putting up Dhs70,000 worth of designer clothes, bags and shoes for sale, including her beloved wedding dress.
Hofmeister - Aronda Sue Hofmeister, 65, of Cottage Grove, died March 26.
Hofmeister has established a nonprofit organization, Citizens for Affordable Energy, to provide leadership in this area and called for CTE to join his quest.
Der Friedrich Hofmeister Musikverlag: sein Profil in Geschichte und Gegenwart.
Before stepping up to lead Thornton Tomasetti's Kansas City office in 2004, Hofmeister was a design principal for the Design-Build division of Havens Steel Company in Kansas City.
During a recent hearing of the House Judiciary Committee dealing with rising oil prices, John Hofmeister, the president of Shell Oil, testified: "I can guarantee to the American people, because of the inaction of the United States Congress, ever increasing prices, unless the demand comes down--and the five dollars [a gallon gas] will look like a very low price in the years to come if we are prohibited from finding new reserves, new opportunities to increase supplies.
Andrew Hofmeister, who just turned 94 last month, is practically unknown outside his home turf in Washington.
Hofmeister also has held key positions at General Electric, Nortel and AlliedSignal (now Honeywell International).
Advertising veteran John Webster, who was also responsible for the Smash Martians and George the Hofmeister bear, invented the Honey Monster "to advertise to mums in a way that kids would enjoy".
A Dingle Hofmeister son, Usk was in the breed's top 1% with a Beef Value of CH51 - the highest in the day's catalogue, and he was accompanied by an exceptional muscle score of 2.