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Sergeant, John

(1779–1852) U.S. representative; born in Philadelphia. A lawyer from Philadelphia and a Federalist congressman (1815–29), becoming a Whig in his last term (1837–41), he chaired the Judiciary Committee and provided legal counsel to the Second Bank of the United States.
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A total of 129 players took part for a full day of golf, followed by an award dinner hosted by Duke Thompson of Brandt Technologies, golf chair of the CPIPC, and John Sergeant of Modern Colors.
BROADCASTER John Sergeant has said the BBC is right to allow Chris Packham and Sir David Attenborough to campaign against climate change.
JOHN Sergeant said the BBC is right to allow Chris Packham and Sir David Attenborough to campaign against climate change.
Featuring historian Bettany Hughes, archaeologist Raksha Dave and John Sergeant, this has been billed as a major historical event.
An Evening with John Sergeant at the Village St David's Hotel, Ewloe on Friday, November 3 will be a black tie dinner in the company of key business people and representatives of the media, with one of television's great raconteurs reflecting on his 35 years in the media spotlight.
BARGING ROUND BRITAIN WITH JOHN SERGEANT ITV, 8pm WHO doesn't love a barge?
BARGING ROUND BRITAIN WITH JOHN SERGEANT (ITV, Friday, 8 riday, 8 riday pm,Regions Vary) BROADCASTER John Sergeant takes to the water for this new eight-part series as he travels the length and breadth of the nation's canals and meets some of the people who call them home.
BARGING ROUND BRITAIN WITH JOHN SERGEANT (ITV, Friday, 8pm, Regions Vary) BROADCASTER John Sergeant takes to the water for this new eight-part series as he travels the length and breadth of the nation's canals and meets some of the people who call them home.
FACTUAL He's proved he's not the best ballroom dancer, but now John Sergeant is showing us something he is good at - boating.
And broadcaster and journalist John Sergeant makes this point as he meanders through Britain at a sedate 4mph, taking the scenic route along eight of its famous canals.
VETERAN broadcaster John Sergeant will be guest speaker at the final of the Journal's nebusiness Awards.
JOHN SERGEANT is flicking excitedly through the book that accompanies his latest television series, showing off photos that now, I point out, make him a published photographer.