Gray, George

Gray, George,

1840–1925, American jurist, b. New Castle, Del. A lawyer, he was (1879–85) attorney general of Delaware and (1885–99) a Democratic senator. Gray often served (1898–1916) on international commissions to arbitrate differences between the United States and other countries. He was instrumental in drawing up the treaty that ended the Spanish-American WarSpanish-American War,
1898, brief conflict between Spain and the United States arising out of Spanish policies in Cuba. It was, to a large degree, brought about by the efforts of U.S. expansionists.
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, in negotiating a settlement of the dispute over N Atlantic fisheries, and in calming trouble with Mexico (1916). He also served (1900–1920) on the Hague TribunalHague Tribunal,
popular name for the Permanent Court of Arbitration established in 1899 by a convention of the First Hague Peace Conference to facilitate arbitration and other forms of dispute resolution between states. Its headquarters are at The Hague, the Netherlands.
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. In 1902, as chairman of a presidential arbitration commission, Gray settled the anthracite coal strike.
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Jones faces a battle for the left-back berth with the likes of Michael Gray, George Elokobi and Neill Collins but would happily operate on the left of midfield if required.
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DEMONSTRATION Young firefighters, from left, Andrew Gray, George Re d f e a r n -Lown and Adam Oliphant CHARITY DAY Steve Taylor and Viv Sewell, of the Charlie Crowe Scanner Appeal, and Geoff Hago at the open day for Newcastle East Fire Station in Byker TRYING IT FOR SIZE Kane McDonough of Wallsend enjoys himself at the fire station open day in Byker