Thomas Starr King
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Thomas Starr King
Thomas Starr King was an American Unitarian and Universalist minister, influential in California politics during the American Civil War. Starr King spoke zealously in favor of the Union and was credited by Abraham Lincoln with preventing California from becoming a separate republic. He is sometimes referred to as "the orator who saved the nation."
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Anthony Thomas: King Center pilgrimage is moving, vital - Lehigh Acres News Star
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Students of Islam take a pilgrimage to Mecca; students of Judeo-Christian beliefs take a pilgrimage to Jerusalem. If you are a student of the non-violent civil rights movement that shaped our nation, you take a pilgrimage to the King Center in Atlanta
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Cumbria scam victim conned out of £1100 - BBC News
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"The men who called him claimed to be called Thomas King, Mike Douglas and Paul King and gave him a number with an 0208 dialling code to contact. "After the victim reported the matter, we attended his house in a bid to catch the offenders out
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PEOPLE v. KING - Leagle.com
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Defendant Thomas King appeals from his conviction after a guilty plea and 16-month sentence for attempting to prevent the victim of a crime from reporting the crime (Pen. Code, § 136.1, subd. (b)(1)). 1 As discussed below, we affirm the conviction
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Disabled aircraft briefly shuts down King Airport runway - Virgin Islands Daily News
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THOMAS - King Airport was closed for about 30 minutes Sunday afternoon to allow a disabled aircraft to be towed from the runway. The jet - a privately owned Hawker with the tail number N256BC - landed without incident, said VI Port Authority Executive
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Grateful for city's kindness - Ottawa Citizen
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On the 10th anniversary of 9/11, not only will my wife and I remember those brave individuals who perished as a result of the terrorist attack, we will remember the kindness and support we received from
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Fans' reaction: England 1-0 Wales - GiveMeFootball.com
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Thomas King said that England were not “convincing”, but Kevin Huack and Brian Gwadoya remained positive about getting the job done. Hauck said: “Not enough for the euro cup but good job this night!” Gwadoya added: “A sign of big things to come
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Noble L. King - Amboy News
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He was also preceded in death by his daughter Nancy Brown; his brothers Normal Lester King, Urshel Russell King, Jewell Edward King, Lloyd Thomas King, and Alvin King, Jr.; and his sister Dathel Dee Yates. He had worked for Swift and Co. in Rochelle
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2011 Georgia Bulldogs College Football Preview - Maddux Sports (blog)
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The Bulldogs return four of their top five rushers from a year ago, including tailback Caleb King and Carlton Thomas. King managed to gain 430 yards and Thomas picked up 272 yards on the ground during the 2010 season. Georgia suffered a big loss in the
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New trailer for 'Like Crazy' now online - Monsters and Critics.com
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The film stars Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley, Alex Kingston, Oliver Muirhead, Finola Hughes, Chris Messina, Ben York Jones and Jamie Thomas King. "Like Crazy" hits screens across the US from October 28th and the UK
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Pebler takes plea deal, avoids felony charge - Catskill Daily Mail
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Wilhelm said a “big change” in the case came when it was found that Pebler's immediate superior at the prison, Thomas King, had written a memo to town officials in 2000 saying he could work as code enforcement officer. In the one-page memo,
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LIKE CRAZY New Trailer And Poster Debuts - We Are Movie Geeks
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Watch the trailer for Paramount Vantage and Indian Paintbrush's LIKE CRAZY starring Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley, Alex Kingston, Oliver Muirhead, Chris Messina, Finola Hughes, Ben York Jones, & Jamie Thomas King
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Corruption charge against Pebler reportedly dropped - Catskill Daily Mail
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In July 2000, the town board received a memo from Pebler's boss, Thomas King. In the one-page memo, written and signed by King, and addressed to Town Supervisor John Flach, it's said that Pebler has permission to work as code enforcement officer
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Credit's easing for auto customers, data show - Automotive News
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Higher used-car prices, supported by a relative scarcity of nearly new used cars, are playing a role, said Thomas King, JD Power senior director, in an interview last week. Trade-in values are up as a result, which also means the percentage of
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Crimes Nearby: Lynbrook Man Sentenced For Slashing, Retired Cop Faces Charges - Patch.com
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Thomas King, 21, of Lynbrook. Nassau County Police Department A Lynbrook man has been sentenced to six years in prison for slashing a bouncer at RC Dugans in East Meadow, according to the Nassau County District Attorney's office
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Ellsworth man pleads not guilty to filming child in bathroom - Bangor Daily News
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Thomas King, 42, was arrested Friday after being indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Bangor. US District Judge John Woodcock released King on personal recognizance bail. Conditions include no contact with the alleged victim or unsupervised
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Man pleads not guilty to lewd conduct - Bennington Banner
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Thomas King Sr., 47, pleaded not guilty to lewd and lascivious conduct and aggravated stalking. He had been representing himself until halfway through the proceeding when he agreed to fill out an application for a public defender after repeated
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Thomas Starr King
    THIRTIES
  • 1864
    Age 39
    The relentless lecture circuit exhausted him, and he died in San Francisco on March 4, 1864, of diphtheria and pneumonia.
    More Details Hide Details His dying words were said to be, "Keep my memory green." Over twenty thousand people attended his funeral and several of his friends including Charles Stoddard, Bret Harte and Ina Coolbrith published tributes. King is interred at First Unitarian Church of San Francisco between Starr King and Geary Streets in San Francisco. When, in the 1940s, most of San Francisco's dead were disinterred and moved to new resting places outside city limits, the grave of Starr King was one of the very few allowed to remain undisturbed. As part of honors originally paid to Rev. King, he was judged worthy of representing California in the National Statuary Hall Collection displayed in the United States Capitol. In 1913 King was voted one of California's two greatest heroes and funds were appropriated for a statue. In 1931, California officially donated a bronze statue of King to be mounted in Statuary Hall.
  • 1861
    Age 36
    Starr King's younger brother, Edward Starr King, served as captain of the clipper ship Syren. Capt. Starr King arrived in San Francisco aboard Syren just two days after his elder brother's stirring 1861 speech about Washington and the Union, remarking, "Starr has the brains of the family, and I the brawn."
    More Details Hide Details During the Civil War, Starr King spoke zealously in favor of the Union and was credited by Abraham Lincoln with preventing California from becoming a separate republic. At the urging of Jessie Benton Frémont, Starr King teamed up with writer Bret Harte--Starr King read Harte's patriotic poems at pro-Union speeches. Starr-King also read original verses by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and James Russell Lowe which captured the imagination of the Californians. In a letter to Starr King wrote to James T. Fields, the editor of the Atlantic Monthly, "The state must be Northernized thoroughly, by schools, Atlantic Monthlies, lectures, N.E. preachers." In addition, he organized the Pacific Branch of the United States Sanitary Commission, which raised money and medical materials for wounded soldiers and was the predecessor to the American Red Cross. A fiery orator, he raised more than $1.5 million for the Sanitary Commission headquarters in New York City, one-fifth of the total contributions from all the states in the Union.
  • 1860
    Age 35
    In 1860 he accepted a call from the First Unitarian Church of San Francisco, California.
    More Details Hide Details In July of that year, he visited Yosemite and was moved spiritually by its splendor. Upon returning to San Francisco, he began preaching a series of sermons on Yosemite, published letters about it in the Boston Evening Transcript, and aligned himself with fellow abolitionist and landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmstead, to have Yosemite set aside as a reserve. Yosemite would become a California State Park and eventually a National park.Starr King joined the Freemasons and was raised to the sublime degree of Master Mason in Oriental Lodge No. 144 in San Francisco, now Phoenix Lodge No. 144, and served as grand orator of the Grand Lodge of California in 1863.
  • 1859
    Age 34
    He vacationed in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and in 1859 published a book about the area entitled The White Hills; their Legends, Landscapes, & Poetry.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1849
    Age 24
    In 1849 he was appointed pastor of the Hollis Street Church in Boston, where he became one of the most famous preachers in New England.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1824
    Born
    Thomas Starr King was born on December 17, 1824, in New York City to Rev. Thomas Farrington King, a Universalist minister, and Susan Starr King.
    More Details Hide Details The sole support of his family at age 15, he was forced to leave school. Inspired by men like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry Ward Beecher, King embarked on a program of self-study for the ministry. At the age of 20 he took over his father’s former pulpit at the Charlestown Universalist Church in Charlestown, Massachusetts.
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