Lawrence, Charles

Lawrence, Charles,

1709–60, governor of Nova Scotia, b. England. A soldier, he accompanied his regiment to Nova Scotia in 1747 and later became lieutenant governor (1754–56) and governor (1756–60) of the province. It was mainly by his orders as governor that the Acadians were deported (see AcadiaAcadia
, Fr. Acadie, region and former French colony, E Canada, encompassing modern Nova Scotia but also New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and coastal areas of E Maine. After an abortive 1604 settlement of St.
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). It was in his regime, but not with his approval, that the first elected assembly of Nova Scotia met (1758); it is the oldest representative body in Canada. He attained (1757) the rank of brigadier general and commanded (1759) a brigade at the siege of Louisburg.
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Nicole Samantha LaBelle, Amanda Lynne Lambert, Malia Lynne Lavin, Joshua Jay Lawrence, Charles Foster LeBlond, Morgan Christianna Lee, Sooyong Lee, *Emily Logsdon Lemmerman, *Emily Grace Leonard, Thomas Scott Lewis, *Xueqian Li, Andrew William Licht, Julia Elizabeth Lloyd, Brendan Michael Loftus, Justin Mark Logan, Anthony Mario Lorenzi, Peter Raymond LoVerso, Jeffrey Adam Lowell, Jon-Scott Lutke Jr.
STS-114 commander Eileen Collins spoke to reporters before the flight, saying, "We're very prepared." In addition to Commander Collins, the crew consists of pilot James Kelly, flight engineer Stephen Robinson, and mission specialists Andrew Thomas, Wendy Lawrence, Charles Camarda, and also Soichi Noguchi from the Japanese Aerospace and Exploration Agency.