Ward Hunt

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Hunt, Ward

(1810–86) Supreme Court justice; born in Utica, N.Y. He served on the New York state legislature (1838) and as mayor of Utica (1844). An early Republican Party organizer, he was elected to the U.S. Court of Appeals (1865–72) and was appointed to the U.S. Supreme Court by President Grant (1873–82).
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Ward Hunt Chairman Christy Reynolds last night said if a crime has been committed it will be investigated.
They arrive at Canada's Ward Hunt Island on March 4 to begin their historic journey.
This is the woman who, in 1985, had another good friend in Dallas, millionaire Ward Hunt, who wanted to marry her.
Perhaps Fr Stuart should have thought of that when he used Cian's success to talk about the Ward Hunt," she blasted.
In 1869, 21st chancellor George Ward Hunt arrived at the Commons and opened the Budget box to find he had left his speech at home.
The Canadian Ward Hunt Ice Shelf (which is up to 100 feet thick and had been in place for at least 3,000 years) began to crack in 2000.
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They expect to cross the geographic North Pole in April and end at Ward Hunt Island, Canada in early June.
The 55-year-old from Hexham, Northumberland, knocked 10 days off the British record for the fastest unsupported 775km trek from Ward Hunt Island, Canada, to the top of the world.
A team of scientists have spent the last 10 years on Ward Hunt Island, a remote spot at least 4,000km northwest of Ottawa, studying the summer ice cover in the Canadian Arctic, a few degrees from the North Pole.
The ice, from the Ward Hunt shelf off the Canadian coast, has split away from Ellesmere Island - according to satellite pictures.