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Galton

Sir Francis. 1822--1911, English explorer and scientist, a cousin of Charles Darwin, noted for his researches in heredity, meteorology, and statistics. He founded the study of eugenics and the theory of anticyclones
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Galton Funding Mortgage Trust 2019-2 is issued by the Sponsor (Galton Mortgage Acquisition Platform IV Sponsor LLC) that contains both qualified mortgages (QM) and Non-qualified (Non-QM) mortgages as well as loans secured by investor properties.
The Reds started the second period the brighter, regaining their tempo and posing a continual threat through James, Sigsworth and Galton.
Galton's family said he died on Friday night after "a long and heartbreaking battle with dementia."
Mr Galton's family said he died peacefully on Friday night after "a long and heartbreaking battle with dementia".
Ray Galton met his friend and writing partner Alan Simpson at Milford Sanatorium in Surrey when both were diagnosed with tuberculosis as teenagers.
Birmingham commuters were also caught when an electrical fault caused the cancellation of 40 trains and 5,404 minutes of delays between New Street and Galton Junction on December 7.
On December 7, 40 more trains were cancelled and there was a further 5,404 delay minutes after an AC/ DC trip on the Birmingham New Street to Galton Junction line.
Galton's thesis was that both brains and brawn could be handed down from generation to generation, and he spent much time and effort in his attempt to prove it.
It's part of a new range designed by Galton based on jewellery made by Mappin & Webb for the Empress of Siam at the beginning of the 20th century.
SUSANNA GALTON | stayed in Dubai as a guest of Atlantis, The Palm.
In the late nineteenth century, human breeding was being promoted by Francis Galton (1822-1911), a statistician who has been called "the father of the eugenics movement".
Bernard Galton, who was director general of people, places and corporate services until a management shake-up, is now doing a variety of roles that in themselves would not attract such a salary.