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Howe

1. Elias. 1819--67, US inventor of the sewing machine (1846)
2. Gordon, known as Gordie. born 1928, US ice-hockey player, who scored a record 1071 goals in a professional career lasting 32 years.
3. Howe of Aberavon, Baron, title of (Richard Edward) Geoffrey Howe. born 1926, British Conservative politician; Chancellor of the Exchequer (1979--83); foreign secretary (1983--89); deputy prime minister (1989--90)
4. Richard, 4th Viscount Howe. 1726--99, British admiral: served (1776--78) in the War of American Independence and commanded the Channel fleet against France, winning the Battle of the Glorious First of June (1794)
5. his brother, William, 5th Viscount Howe. 1729--1814, British general; commander in chief (1776--78) of British forces in the War of American Independence
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You must make haste to chop it off, then," calmly replied the Colonel; "for a few hours longer, and not all the power of Sir William Howe, nor of his master, shall cause one of these gray hairs to fall.
Howe, who has 23 court appearances for 49 offences, including burglary and unlawful wounding, admitted robbery, attempted robbery, dangerous driving, driving without insurance, criminal damage and drink-driving, having 55 microgrammes of alcohol in 100 millilitres of breathwhenthe legal limit is 35mg.
David Howe, Child Abuse and Neglect: Attachment, Development and Intervention.
Howe III, senior vice president National Cooperative Bank Company
The operative I was scheduled to meet was a young woman named Carol Howe, known to her ATF handlers under the code name CI-183 (Confidential Informant 183).
A veteran Southern California land-use professional became the interim chief of the Los Angeles Planning Department on Friday, succeeding longtime director Con Howe.
Howe, a Lakehead University researcher, has teamed with colleagues at the University of Rochester, New York, to look into the memory processes in abused and neglected children.
HOWE GELB WALKED UP to the grandest of piani and (without hesitation or thought towards orientation) emptied his pockets of all tools musical into said piani's guts: Capo, harp, the thing that goes around your neck to hold your harp (this one tool was especially responsible for fucking up the largest expanse of strings), glass slide, and other wherewithalls.
Howe Awards cognize those individuals who contribute their talents to Camping Magazine.
We can probably assume that this work will reach a wider reading public than most academic books, since it is available nor only in its original French language version, but now also in a fluent and accurate English translation by John Howe.
Best known as the editor of Dissent magazine and author of the best-selling World of Our Fathers, Irving Howe engaged many of the twentieth century's most significant political questions.
While off duty one afternoon at his parents' residence, Officer Steve Howe of the Trenton, Tennessee, Police Department heard a loud crash.