John Jr.
Olympic medalist in rowing
John Jr.
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Florida Works to get Phone Discounts for More People - First Coast News
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Florida Public Counsel JR Kelly, who represents the interests of consumers before the Public Service Commission, says the programs are not a hand-out but a hand-up. "We want our lines ringing off the wall. We want so many calls coming in that we can't
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John R. Bentley - phillyBurbs.com
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John is survived by their children, John "Bob" Bentley (Gail) of Edgewater Park, NJ, and Sandra C Booz (Randall) of Levittown; his grandchildren, Randall Booz, Jr (Kelly), Eric Bentley (Rebecca), Stephen Booz (Erica); and Jennifer Booz Clement (Greg);
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FPL must stop misleading callers about affiliated products that aren't regulated - Palm Beach Post (blog)
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As Public Counsel JR Kelly noted in an interview, however, any complaints to the commission wouldn't have been registered, because the commission doesn't regulate the products. Mr. Kelly said that when FPL next seeks a rate increase, he will ask the
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New Montgomery Gentry Album Street Date: Oct. 4 - Nashville.com
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Average Joe's instructed Eddie, Troy and producer Michael Knox, whose production credits include Jason Aldean, Trace Adkins, Hank Williams, Jr, Kelly Clarkson and others, to “go in and make some Montgomery Gentry music.” Music that harkened back to the
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FPL may not pay for damaged equipment or spoiled food due to power problems - Sun-Sentinel
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The process can be difficult for consumers, said Public Counsel JR Kelly, the state's advocate for utility customers. "You'd have to show the utility was negligent in some way in order to recover for damaged property such as a refrigerator or microwave
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Two more crowns for the King - Strathmore Standard
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The fourth Heritage Days victory moved Kelly out of a tie for the most titles in Strathmore moving ahead of Rick Fraser and Rae Croteau Jr. Kelly said that he knew early that his horses were loving the track and that he had a good shot at his fourth
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Texas Class 5A All-District Softball - MaxPreps
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PSC: Regulators met with utility reps - Sun-Sentinel (blog)
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Public Counsel JR Kelly, the state's advocate for utility customers, said he was not aware of the meetings, or invited. A Jan. 25 visit from Susan Clark, a lobbyist for FPL, TECO Energy and Gulf, to meet with PSC Chairman Art Graham
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Florida PSC rejects power conservation plans - BusinessWeek
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Public Counsel JR Kelly, the state's consumer advocate for utility matters, took no position. He said some consumers favor more conservation and are willing to pay for it while others say they cannot afford to pay a dime more
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PSC reverses electric conservation goals for FPL and Progress Energy - MiamiHerald.com (blog)
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Public Counsel JR Kelly did not take a position on the conservation goals because, he said, as a representative of all consumers, not all electric customers agree. Some want to see stronger energy conservation programs because they can afford the
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Twenty-five teams compete in ranch rodeo - Burns Times Herald
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Second place went to the Kings River Ranch team — Phil Miller, TJ Thompson, Brandon Nuffer and JR Kelly — with 387 points. For their win the Kings River Ranch team won stirrups made by Johnny Miller. The Pine Room team — Chance Miller, Ed Dunlap,
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Progress Energy wants to spend up to $1.3 billion to repair nuclear plant - Tampabay.com
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"If that asset is not going to be in use, ratepayers should not have to pay for it," said JR Kelly, the state public counsel who represents consumers before the Public Service Commission. "When they file their rate case ... we will certainly argue that
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St. Petersburg Times, Fla., Ivan Penn column - istockAnalyst.com (press release)
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"Hundreds and hundreds of millions of dollars, if not billions," said JR Kelly, who represents consumers before the Public Service Commission. "It can be quite complicated and quite expensive." Progress Energy, which owns the plant, does not want to
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Power likely to cost more - Tampabay.com
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"It they decommission the plant, it could end up costing ratepayers a heck of a lot," said JR Kelly, the state's public counsel, who represents consumers before the Public Service Commission. "Rates would go up." Progress Energy took the plant offline
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Customers continue to fight Aqua Utilities rate hike - Tampabay.com
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JR Kelly, the head of the Office of Public Counsel that represents consumers in rate hearings, said his office is still considering whether to file a protest. But he cautioned that a broad challenge can be counterproductive
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Owner Repole Says 20-1 Odds Makes Stay Thirsty Favorite in Belmont Stakes - Bloomberg
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PP Horse Jockey Trainer Odds 1 Master of Hounds Garrett Gomez Aidan O'Brien 10-1 2 Stay Thirsty Javier Castellano Todd Pletcher 20-1 3 Ruler On Ice Jose Valdivia Jr. Kelly Breen 20-1 4 Santiva Shaun Bridgmohan Eddie Kenneally 15-1 5 Brilliant Speed
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Derby Winner Animal Kingdom Made 2-1 Favorite at Belmont; Shackleford 9-2 - Bloomberg
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PP Horse Jockey Trainer Odds 1 Master of Hounds Garrett Gomez Aidan O'Brien 10-1 2 Stay Thirsty Javier Castellano Todd Pletcher 20-1 3 Ruler On Ice Jose Valdivia Jr. Kelly Breen 20-1 4 Santiva Shaun Bridgmohan Eddie Kenneally 15-1 5 Brilliant Speed
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Cheers & Jeers for Sunday, June 5 - Fayetteville Observer
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Cheers and a special thanks to JR, Kelly, Jeff and the rest of the staff at Powers-Swain Chevrolet. Because of them, I'm riding around in my new 2011 Chevy Camaro Convertible and loving it. Their staff is so friendly and caring
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Gulf Power To Seek Rate Increase - NorthEscambia.com
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State Public Counsel JR Kelly, whose office represents consumers in utility cases, said it is premature to know whether Gulf Power can justify the $95 million increase. But he said his office will closely examine the proposal. “We will have our experts
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of John B. Kelly, Jr.
    FIFTIES
  • 1985
    Age 57
    On the morning of March 3, 1985, Kelly suffered a fatal heart attack while jogging to The Athletic Club in Philadelphia after his customary morning row on the Schuylkill River.
    More Details Hide Details His body was discovered on 18th and Callowhill Street shortly after 9:30 am. Kelly was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital where he was pronounced dead. Jack Kelly, Jr.'s private funeral was held in Philadelphia. Among the attendees were his brother-in-law Rainier III, Prince of Monaco, his nieces Princess Caroline and Princess Stéphanie, his nephew Albert II, Prince of Monaco, then Philadelphia mayor Wilson Goode and former Philadelphia mayors William J. Green, III and Frank Rizzo. John Kelly, Jr. is buried in Holy Sepulchre Cemetery in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania.
    In 1985, Kelly was elected president of the United States Olympic Committee.
    More Details Hide Details The appointment was short-lived - Kelly died three weeks later. Kelly was posthumously inducted into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame as a contributor. Kelly and his father are the only parent-child duo in the Olympic Hall of Fame. Kelly was a respected businessperson as owner of "Kelly for Brickwork", a company started by his father, John B. Kelly, Sr. Kelly was actively involved in politics and served for 12 years as City Councillor-At-Large in Philadelphia (D). Kelly also served on the Fairmount Park Commission. For many years, Kelly played the role of George Washington in the annual Christmas Day re-enactment of the famous 1776 crossing of the Delaware River. The re-enactors would cross over from Pennsylvania to New Jersey on Christmas afternoon.
  • 1981
    Age 53
    Following his divorce, Kelly married Sandra Worley, a banker, on May 28, 1981.
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  • 1980
    Age 52
    Kelly and Freeman finally divorced in 1980.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1975
    Age 47
    Shortly after beginning the relationship, Kelly decided to run as the Democratic candidate in the 1975 Philadelphia mayoral election.
    More Details Hide Details The publicity over the relationship coupled with Kelly's mother's decision to publicly and financially support Kelly's opponent were factors in his decision to drop out of the election before he was nominated. Kelly reportedly wanted to marry Harlow but ended the relationship after a year when his mother threatened to disinherit him.
    In 1975, Kelly began a well-publicized relationship with 28-year old trans woman Rachel Harlow, after meeting her at the Philadelphia nightclub she owned.
    More Details Hide Details Harlow, born Richard Finocchio, had sex reassignment surgery in 1972 and was well known in Philadelphia.
  • 1974
    Age 46
    In 1974, Kelly headed a group of Philadelphia business men who became owners of the Philadelphia Bell a franchise in the now defunct World Football League.
    More Details Hide Details Kelly's name and connection were important in giving the franchise legitimacy and in negotiating agreements with the city of Philadelphia. However, as the first season progressed, Kelly stepped aside as the team president in favor of John Bosacco who owned a controlling interest in the franchise.
  • 1970
    Age 42
    Kelly became a passionate advocate for the athletes. He was elected president of the Amateur Athletic Union in 1970 and stirred controversy by arguing that the amateur code had become outmoded thereby helping free the Olympics from sham amateurism.
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  • 1969
    Age 41
    During the course of the marriage, Kelly had a number of affairs and the couple separated in 1969.
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  • 1968
    Age 40
    In 1968, Kelly served as a member of the national committee for the Modern pentathlon.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1964
    Age 36
    In 1964, following his retirement from rowing, Kelly acted as manager for the United States Olympic 8-man boat.
    More Details Hide Details It was composed of rowers from the Vesper Boat Club, to which Kelly also belonged. That boat won a Gold Medal at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
  • 1960
    Age 32
    In 1960, Kelly competed in the double scull at his final Olympics in Rome.
    More Details Hide Details His boat would be eliminated in the repechage.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1956
    Age 28
    At the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Kelly won his Olympic medal, a bronze.
    More Details Hide Details He was beaten by two teenage prodigies, Vyacheslav Ivanov of Russia and Stuart Mackenzie of Australia, but Kelly beat Teodor Kocerka, who had beaten Kelly four years earlier. Kelly gave the medal to his sister Grace, who married Prince Rainier earlier that year, as a wedding present. He would later quip that he had hoped it would have been a different color.
    Kelly's younger sister Grace would go on to become an Academy Award winning film actress who married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco in 1956.
    More Details Hide Details Kelly's nephew is Monaco's current monarch Prince Albert II. The children were raised in a 17-room house on Henry Avenue in East Falls, Philadelphia which overlooked the Schuylkill River. Kelly served in the United States Navy during World War II. He was stationed in Bainbridge, Maryland. Kelly graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1950 and rowed for the varsity team. Kelly represented the United States at the 1948 Summer Olympics at London, United Kingdom, the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland and the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne, Australia in rowing in the single scull (1x). He represented the United States in the double scull (2x) at the 1960 Summer Olympics in Rome. Kelly won a bronze medal at the 1956 Games. He also won the gold medal at the 1955 Pan American Games in Mexico City.
  • 1954
    Age 26
    They married in 1954 and had six children, including John B. Kelly III, Susan von Medicus, and Elizabeth "Liz" Kelly.
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  • 1952
    Age 24
    At the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Kelly again won his opening heat.
    More Details Hide Details In the semi-final, which was one to qualify, Kelly finished second to eventual champion Yuri Tyukalov, and Kelly was relegated to the repechage, or second-chance race, which was also one to qualify for the final. In the repechage, Kelly's main competitor was Teodor Kocerka of Poland. They fought all the way down the course with Kocerka, who would go on to win the Bronze medal, prevailing in a close finish.
  • 1951
    Age 23
    Kelly's first wife was Mary Gray Freeman (now known as Mary Spitzer), the 1951 national women's champion in swimming and a member of the United States swimming team destined for the 1952 Olympics at Helsinki (She appeared on the cover of Life magazine on July 23, 1951).
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  • 1948
    Age 20
    At the 1948 Summer Olympics in London, Kelly competed on the same Henley course where he had won the Diamond Challenge Sculls the year before.
    More Details Hide Details Kelly won his opening heat, but did not make the finals after finishing second to eventual Silver Medalist Eduardo Risso in the semi-finals. (Due to course width constrictions, the Henley course could only handle a 3 boat final).
  • TEENAGE
  • 1947
    Age 19
    In recognition of his accomplishment, Kelly was awarded the 1947 James E. Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States.
    More Details Hide Details In 1949 Kelly repeated his feat and again won the Diamond Challenge Sculls at Henley. In 1981, Kelly's sister Princess Grace of Monaco was invited to present the trophies at the Regatta. In 2003, the Princess Grace Challenge Cup named in her honour was first presented. In 2004, Grace's son (and Kelly's nephew) Prince Albert of Monaco presented the trophies at the Regatta.
    In 1947, Kelly, Jr. won the Diamond Challenge Sculls (single scull) at the Henley, the event from which his father had been excluded.
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    He was also the son of triple Olympic gold medal winner John B. Kelly, Sr. In 1947, Kelly was awarded the James E. Sullivan Award as the top amateur athlete in the United States.
    More Details Hide Details John Brendan Kelly, Jr. was the second child and only son born to John Kelly Sr. and his wife, Margaret Kelly (nee Majer). John, Sr. was the son of a farmer who had emigrated from County Mayo, Ireland to the United States. John, Sr. later started his own bricklaying business, "Kelly for Brickwork" and became a multimillionaire. Margaret Majer was born in Schloss-Helmsdorf, Germany and later emigrated to the United States with her family. Before her marriage, she was a model and competitive swimmer. She converted from Protestantism to Roman Catholicism to marry Jack Kelly. Kelly's uncle George Kelly was a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright. Kelly had an older sister Margaret (born September 1925 and nicknamed "Peggy") and two younger sisters, Grace (born November 1929) and Elizabeth Anne (born June 1933 and nicknamed "Lizanne").
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1927
    Born
    Born on May 24, 1927.
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