West, Thomas

West, Thomas:

see De la Warr, Thomas West, 12th BaronDe la Warr, Thomas West, 12th Baron
, 1577–1618, English colonial governor of Virginia. He saw fighting in the Netherlands and was knighted when serving in Ireland. He succeeded to the peerage in 1602.
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Born in 1843 in Lanark County, Canada West, Thomas was the youngest child of James and Rachel (Garrett) Doherty.
To free up the port [of New Orleans] and prevent France from establishing a colony in the west, Thomas sought a peaceful solution by sending James Monroe to France to negotiate the purchase of New Orleans.
Confirmed speakers include James Wolfensohn, Mohamed ElBaradei, Tom Peters, Sir Winfried Bischoff, Sir Ranulph Fiennes, Dave Ulrich, Geoffrey West, Thomas Frey and David Taylor.
At West, Thomas will serve as the principal liaison with FDA and other regulatory agencies for both domestic and international regulatory issues.
In a pamphlet published by the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs celebrating writers of the "historic Wilshire corridor," the heart of the upscale business district in Los Angeles until the 1970s, John Swift discusses Himes as one of the "city's great mythographers," akin to Nathanael West, Thomas Pynchon.
BURNLEY (4-4-2): Michopoulos; West, Thomas, Gnohere, Briscoe; Weller (Grant, 73), Gascoigne (Little, ht), Ball, A Moore; Taylor (I Moore, ht), Johnson.
Suggestively, he calls William Faulkner, Nathanael West, Thomas Pynchon, Cormac McCarthy, Ralph Ellison, and Toni Morrison children of Herman Melville, author of the prototypical American apocalyptic vision, Moby-Dick, though pointing out that Pynchon evades his inheritance and Morrison argues with it.
The show I mounted was called "Spuren, Skulpturen, und Monumente ihrer prazisen Reise" (Traces, sculptures and monuments of their precise voyage) and it was introduced by Brancusi's Silent Muse, Giacometti's Pointe a l'oeil, and Medardo Rosso's Ill Child, and included sculptures by Ruckriem, Twombly, and Tony Cragg at the end of the space, works by Franz West, Thomas Virnich, and Royden Rabinovitch in the center, and in triangular rooms works by Wolfgang Laib, Byars, Merz, and Tuttle.