Lewis, George

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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Replacements: Kristian Dacey, Brad Thyer, Dillon Lewis, George Earle, Ellis Jenkins, Lloyd Williams, Jarrod Evans, Alex Cuthbert.
Despite the barriers Penner faced in the Army, he went on to have a successful post-military career, managing dining at the famed Friars Club, where he rubbed elbows with Jerry Lewis, George Burns, Jack Benny, Judy Garland and Don Rickles.
As well as the boxer's wives and nine children, guests at the private ceremony on Saturday included former President Bill Clinton, actors Will Smith and Billy Crystal plus former champions Sugar Ray Leonard, Lennox Lewis, George Foreman, Mike Tyson, Larry Holmes and Bernard Hopkins.
His Royal Highness Prince Harry, Simon Cowell, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini, Dame Helen Mirren, Damian Lewis, George W.
LIVERPOOL: Shamal George, Kane Lewis, George Johnston, Corey Whelan (c), Josh Dobie, Adam Phillips, Yan Dhanda, Liam Coyle, Ben Woodburn, Paolo Alves (Rhian Brewster, 80), Ovie Ejaria (Kris Owens, 89) Unused subs: Owen Wheeler, Michel Parker, Adam Lewis.
This result was a stretch project milestone for the entire five years of JCAP as a whole, and not only have we achieved this goal, we also achieved it on time and on budget," says Caltech's Nate Lewis, George L.
Lewis, George Meany, Walter Reuther and Harry Bridges, none of them gentle, reasonable types.
Huddersfield's pack were pounding into Bromsgrove at this stage with Gareth Lewis, George Hinchliff and Alex Battye making ground at every phase of possession.
From left: Melanie Lazenby, Dina Lewis, George van der Ploeg, Nancy Aryeh, Serena Boardman, Herve Senequier, Leonard Steinberg and Jenifer Cook
STILL LOYAL: Bobby Gould and Dietmar Bruck GLORY BOYS: JImmy Hill with the 1967 squad and the division two trophy (left to right, back row): Brian Lewis, George Curtis, Bill Glazier, Mich Kearns, Dudley Roberts.
But Rocky Marciano went two better, and nobody outside little Italy would rank him above the likes of Muhammad Ali, our own Lennox Lewis, George Foreman, Joe Frazier and several more.