Walton, George

Walton, George,

1741?–1804, American Revolutionary patriot, signer of the Declaration of Independence, b. near Farmville, Va. He moved to Savannah, Ga., where he established a law practice. Walton was a delegate to the Continental Congress (1776–78, 1780–81). He was captured by the British at the fall of Savannah (1778) but was exchanged in 1779 and later was governor of Georgia (1779–80, 1789) and served briefly as U.S. Senator (1795–96).
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Alice Walton, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are known, however, to be Rockwell collectors.
Also considering a return are Newcastle favourites John Bentley, Tim Stimpson, Peter Walton, George Graham and Alan Tait.
He included a past and present 20, although space allows me to print only his present-day line-up: Kevin POOLE, Dwight YORKE, Gary WHALES, Tim SHERWOOD, Sean DERRY, Mark WALTON, George SANTOS, Matt HOLLAND, John LESTER, Steve LIVINGSTONE, Wayne CARLISLE, Jermaine DARLINGTON, Richard HASTINGS, Jamie CLAPHAM, Sean DUNDEE, Chris SUTTON, Craig IRELAND, Dion DUBLIN, Gary BREEN, Nicky SOUTHALL.
Connecticut Huntington, Samuel Sherman, Roger Williams, William Wolcott, Oliver Delaware McKean, Thomas Read, George Rodney, Caesar Georgia Gwinnett, Button Hall, Lyman Walton, George Maryland Carroll, Charles Chase, Samuel Paca, William Stone, Thomas Massachusetts Adams, John Adams, Samuel Gerry, Elbridge Hancock, John Paine, Robert T.
"He accepted our assurances that Gary Armstrong, Doddie Weir, Peter Walton, George Graham and Alan Tait were not picked because of injury and fatigue.