Ward, Robert

Ward, Robert (De Courcy)

(1867–1931) climatologist, geographer; born in Boston, Mass. Associated with Harvard University (1890–1913), he was an American pioneer in climatology, publishing a much-needed student text, Practical Exercises in Elementary Meteorology (1899). Editor of the American Meteorological Journal (1892–96), he helped found the Immigration Restriction League in 1894. The first professor of climatology in the U.S.A. (1910), he published his best known work, The Climates of the United States, in 1925.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Guy Wanger, 'Thomas Wanket, Jerome Ward, Robert Ward, Robert Ward, Donald Wrarkentine, Michael Watembach, Jenson Wayne, Jason Wegis, Ronald Werner, Lorraine West, Joanne Westendorf, Scott Whitmore, Richard Wilkes, Cynthia Wilkinson, Suzanne Will, Robert Williams.
The panel, organized by Erich McMillan-McCall of Project1 VOICE and Elena Chang of TCG, included Douglas Turner Ward, Robert Hooks, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Pearl Cleage, Carlton Molette, Walter Dallas, and surprise guest Louis Gossett Jr.
Other stars to have taken on the mantle include Michael Gambon, Simon Ward, Robert Hardy, Bob Hoskins, Albert Finney and Timothy Spall, who played him in 2010's The King's Speech.
Smingler, Nancy Solomon, Naomi Sturm, Constance Sullivan-Blum, Elizabeth Tucker, Kay Turner, Tom van Buren, Michael Vandow, Brenda Verardi, Mary Ward, Daniel Franklin Ward, Robert Wright
Trevino, Christian Troster, Giovanni Valentini, Anna Katherine Ward, Robert Wilken, Christopher Williams, Sachiko Yamao, Yoshitaka Yamazaki, Yong Yang, Wenlong Yuan, Lena Zander, Yuping Zeng, Chun Zhang, Yunxia Zhu.
Whitley Bay were hit for six at West Auckland Town for whom Stephen Richardson (3), Ian Ward, Robert Briggs and Jake Fowler struck.
She plays murder suspect Lady Elsa Greer in Go Back For Murder, alongside Liza Goddard, Sophie Ward, Robert Duncan and Gary Mavers.
She's been on the year-long tour of the Agatha Christie thriller, alongside Liza Goddard, Sophie Ward, Robert Duncan and Gary Mavers.
The actor is part of a stellar cast, which includes Liza Goddard, Sophie Ward, Robert Duncan and Lysette Anthony, who are bringing the murder mystery to Edinburgh's King's Theatre.
Other wins were achieved by Derek Wattison, Roger Percival, Bill Medland and Barry Thorpe (17-12) and Morris Acton, Geoff Ward, Robert Cook and Gareth Willcock (21-18) and on the debit side Graham O'Donohue, Len Falconbridge, Colin Morris and Colin Ward lost 23-16.
She was predeceased by a sister, Jane and brothers, Kingsley, Ward, Robert and Richard.
Co-executive producers, Ronnie Ward, Robert Pritchard, Robert Kosberg.