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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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FOLLOWING on from a successful, criticallyacclaimed run at the Edinburgh Festival in August, the self-effacing George Lewis - a BBC New Comedy Award finalist - is taking his show on tour in the spring of 2019.
Tom Ward, Rachel Fairburn and George Lewis also performed at the Cardiff venue's weekly comedy night.
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In a letter to staff on Friday, Avon managing director George Lewis said the company had been "losing significant amounts of money" for some months and could no longer keep going.
"You won't want to miss this energizing event," said George Lewis, Co-Chair of this year's 5K Walk/Run/Roll.
George Lewis, senior vice president, credit administration, said, "Given my familiarity with the company's technology and the direction they are taking with the Baker Hill NextGen(r) platform, our team felt that Baker Hill's consumer loan origination system and online loan application would be the best solutions on the market to accommodate First Bank's needs.
For car fans out there, host of BBC's Top Gear companion show Extra Gear, George Lewis, takes to the stage.
In reply, Gethin Phillips (62) and Andy MacDonald (47) looked set to hand Brecon their third victory of the season but bowlers Ben Jones (4-36) and George Lewis (3-21) helped bowl them out on 183, which saw Usk move off the foot of the table.
Eventually, she grew up and moved to nearby Stonefort, where she married George Lewis. The couple then moved back to Carrier Mills.
Last week, managing director George Lewis told the ECHO: "It's always disappointing when we can't continue to provide the service, but at the end of the day we employ 100 people and we want to continue to do so.
Caption: Cecilia Alvear with her partner George Lewis and Nieman advisory board member Carolyn Curiel
THE performance of George Lewis' opera, Afterword, was quite a coup for the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, following only a month after the Chicago world premiere and using the same singers, director, conductor and orchestra, though Sean Griffin's production seems to have been simpli-fied from the Chicago version.