John Howard
John Howard
John Melbourne Howard was a British Conservative Party politician. Howard was educated at Whitgift School, South Croydon. He served in the Royal Navy, 1941-46, in minesweepers during World War II, holding the rank of sub-lieutenant. He worked as a chartered accountant. In the 1945 general election, Howard stood as a Liberal in Croydon North, coming third. He joined the Conservative Party and became a councillor on the London County Council (LCC) in 1949.
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Australian High Court Rules Out a Refugee Exchange Program
NYTimes - over 5 years
SYDNEY, Australia -- Australia's highest court ruled out the government's plans to ship asylum seekers to Malaysia, including unaccompanied children, as part of a refugee swap deal, saying the program would violate both Australia's laws and its international commitments. The government said it had hoped to set a very public example by relocating as
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Jakarta pleased when Rudd won in 2007: US - Sydney Morning Herald
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Indonesia was "almost effusive" when Kevin Rudd won the 2007 election, but the positive response was largely due to a keen dislike towards John Howard, according to US officials. A confidential cable from the US Embassy in Jakarta, sent just two days
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'Rare pleasure' - BBC News
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Going into polling day, I did not think it would survive much longer than John Howard. Thanks, largely, to your continued support, however, we are still in business almost four years on. And what a four years it has been. We've witnessed the end of the
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Producer, child actor John Howard Davies - Bend Bulletin
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John Howard Davies, memorable as the title orphan of “Oliver Twist,” has died. He was 72. John Howard Davies, a wistful child actor of British movie dramas, memorable as the title orphan of “Oliver Twist,” who
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PASSINGS: Frank Potenza, John Howard Davies, Jack Layton - Los Angeles Times
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Frank Potenza, 77, a former New York City police officer who turned to comedy as "Uncle Frank" on his nephew Jimmy Kimmel's late-night talk show, died Tuesday. In a statement, ABC's"Jimmy Kimmel Live!" show confirmed the death but released no other
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John Howard gives chapter and verse on Julia Gillard's changing climate - The Australian
Google News - over 5 years
JOHN Howard is warming to the discussion of man-made climate change as clouds drift past his office window, high above Sydney's CBD. "Look, I'm an agnostic," says the former PM. "I don't know. But I become more fixed in my agnosticism every time I hear
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John Howard Campaigning for Fight With Dan Hardy - Bloody Elbow
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I've never been a John Howard fan, and I realize that three of his four wins could have easily gone the other way. Howard hasn't been as exciting as Hardy, but he didn't even get the chance to lose four straight. Hardy should have to fight to keep his
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Wilkie wants Howard to front Iraq inquiry - ABC Online
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Independent MP Andrew Wilkie wants former prime minister John Howard to explain to a parliamentary inquiry why Australia sent troops to Iraq in 2003. At the time, Mr Wilkie was an intelligence officer with the Office of National Assessments (ONA) and
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10 Years and a Diagnosis Later, 9/11 Demons Haunt Thousands
NYTimes - over 5 years
In the safety of her therapist's office in late 2001, Dr. Margaret Dessau made a tape reliving what it was like to look out her living room window after she heard the boom of a hijacked plane eight blocks away. Running naked from her bath, she saw pigeons and paper flying through the air. ''It's kind of beautiful in a way,'' she recalls on the
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Experience Reshapes A Designer
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IT was the business equivalent of a blind date. On a February afternoon in 2010, Andrew Rosen, a founder of Theory, and the Belgian designer Olivier Theyskens met for lunch at Macelleria, a rustic Italian restaurant a few cobblestones away from Theory's offices in the meatpacking district. On the surface, the two men were an unlikely pairing. One
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FRONT ROW; A Proenza Schouler Deal Is Near
NYTimes - over 5 years
A European private-equity firm is expected to sell its shares in the design house Proenza Schouler to a group of New York investors led by John Howard, the chief executive of Irving Place Capital, and Andrew Rosen, a seasoned garment industry executive behind Theory and Helmut Lang. The transaction is expected to be completed as early as Friday,
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Not Enough Evidence to Link 9/11 and Cancer, a Federal Report Says
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There is not enough evidence yet to say whether the dust and smoke cloud produced by the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center caused cancer, federal officials concluded in a report released on Tuesday. The finding, based on an initial review required by a new federal law, disappointed rescue and recovery workers and people who lived near the
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Paid Notice: Deaths HAND, JOHN HOWARD
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HAND--John Howard, 72 of Jackson Township, NJ. A former pressman with the New York Times, passed away on Saturday, July 16, 2011. Cherished husband of 46 years to Irene Hand, devoted father to Jason Hand and John "Jackie" Hand, beloved brother to Kathleen Sherwell and Mary Devlin; loving grandfather of seven grandchildren. Visitation on Friday,
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Andre Winner & John Howard Receive Walking Papers - ProWrestling.com
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The Ultimate Fighting Championship's roster may be two steps beyond colossal, but that doesn't mean Dana White and Joe Silva don't realize when it's time to cut dead weight. The latest fighters to earn their walking papers from America's largest
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John Howard
    TEENAGE
  • 1982
    Died in 1982.
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  • 1964
    He stood down in 1964.
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  • 1952
    He became an alderman of the LCC in 1952 until 1954. In 1955, Howard was elected Member of Parliament for Southampton Test, defeating Labour high-flyer Tony Crosland.
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  • 1951
    In 1951 he was Conservative candidate in Hammersmith North, without success.
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  • 1949
    He joined the Conservative Party and became a councillor on the London County Council (LCC) in 1949.
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  • 1941
    Howard was educated at Whitgift School, South Croydon. He served in the Royal Navy, 1941–46, in minesweepers during World War II, holding the rank of sub-lieutenant.
    More Details Hide Details He worked as a chartered accountant. In the 1945 general election, Howard stood as a Liberal in Croydon North, coming third.
  • 1913
    Born in 1913.
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