Ross, George

Ross, George,

1730–79, political leader in the American Revolution, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. New Castle, Del. He was a lawyer in Lancaster, Pa., and a member of the colonial assembly (1768–74) before serving as delegate (1774–77) to the Continental Congress.
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"If you'd asked me, Stewart (Donald, the chairman), Jack Ross, George Honeyman, the fans, if we'd be happy winning four of your first five league games, getting 30,000 in for the first game, then starting September with key players returning from injury to make a strong squad, well we'd have taken it!
Before the purple genius produced her solo hits such as A Love Bizarre and The Glamorous Life, and while still in her early twenties, Grammy-nominated Sheila E had already worked with Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross, George Duke and Lionel Richie.
Sadly missed by her grandchildren Lee, Ross, George, Emily and great granddaughter Renaii, also brother John, family and friends.
Even the names are unchanged: Dennis Ross, George Mitchell, and all the other envoys, ambassadors, rapporteurs and plenipotentiaries.
A long list of stars sportingly show willing to be sliced up by Gervais's scalpel include David Tennant, Jonathan Ross, George Michael, June Sarpong, Gordon Ramsay, Dean Gaffney, Chico from The X Factor and even the forgotten comedy duo Hale and Pace.
Camera (color, HD), Matthew Clark; editor, Philip Harrison; music, Pat Irwin; music supervisor, George Acogny; production designer, John Chichester; art director, Jean Bastian, Nathan Morse; costume designer, Alexis Scott; sound (Dolby), Jerry Ross, George Berndt; assistant directors, Paul Silver, Brace Terris; casting, Monika Mikkelsen, Bill Ingrain.
THOSE whose eyes light up at the very mention of such names as King's Acre, Winston, Mere de Menage, Charles Ross, George Cave and Lord Lambourne will be noting with interest the sale of a fine West Wales house.
Leeds boss Phil Davies, who parades new signings Mark Regan, Diego Albanese, Gordon Ross, George Harder and Derek Hegarty against the Tigers, is delighted to have recruited such strength.
He also discusses some of the most prominent polo families in the West -- the Crosses, Roenisches, Deane-Freemans, Critchleys, and Kerfoots, as well as such individuals as George Ross, George Ward, and Edmund Wilmot.
New Hampshire Bartlett, Josiah Thornton, Matthew Whipple, William New Jersey Clark, Abraham Hart, John Hopkinson, Francis Stockton, Richard Witherspoon, John New York Floyd, William Lewis, Francis Livingston, Philip Morris, Lewis North Carolina Hewes, Joseph Hooper, William Penn, John Pennsylvania Clymer, George Franklin, Benjamin Morris, Robert Morton, John Ross, George Rush, Benjamin Smith, James Taylor, George Wilson, James Rhode Island Ellery, William Hopkins, Stephen South Carolina Heyward, Thomas, Jr.
Some of the troops - Ernie Ross, George Foulkes, Jimmy Hood, Irene Adams, Ian Davidson, Norman Hogg and Rachel Squire - opposed the plans last week but are now backing the party line.