William Gaston
American politician
William Gaston
William Gaston was the 29th Governor of Massachusetts in 1875-1876. William Gaston had established a successful legal practice in the City of Roxbury, Massachusetts before entering politics. He served as a Representative in the State Legislature (1853–1854), as Roxbury's City Solicitor (1856–60), and as its Mayor (1861 and 1862). He resumed his private practice of law until 1868, when he served in the Massachusetts Senate for a year.
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The Political Pendulum Swings With Gov. Malloy's Budget - Patch.com
Google News - over 5 years
By Barbara Heins Have a letter to the editor? Send it along to Janita.Poe@patch.com. Patch The whirlwind agenda of popular legislation passed by the Democratic majority in Hartford in June has left conservative critics sputtering with
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Looking for Little Miss Peanut - Rochelle News Leader
Google News - over 5 years
To enter, send the child's name, date of birth, parent's names, address and telephone number to Little Miss Peanut Contest, C/O William Gaston, 338 Rosalind Road, Rochelle, IL 61068. Entries must be received by Aug. 15. The contest will be held Friday,
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Lycoming County real estate transactions - Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Google News - over 5 years
William Gaston Jr. and Judith E. Gaston to Helen F. Thompson, $112000, 26 Ridge St. Dale E. Henne and Kathy L. Henner to Todd A. Girton and Kerri J. Girton, $184000, 205 Grimesville Road. Beatrice M. Frahn to Eric M. Tate, $82500, 1850 Caldwell Ave
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Congratulations, young historians - OUPblog (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
“Pearson, William Gaston.” By Connor Killian of Jordan High School, Durham, NC. A former slave, William Gaston Pearson (1858–1947) helped to found the Royal Knights of King David, a progressive reform group that focused on helping southern African
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Ghosts of Cedar Grove Cemetery rise for tours - ENC Today
Google News - almost 6 years
Nelson McDaniel, most recently the chairman of the New Bern Anniversary 300th committee, has the role of fabled Judge William Gaston, who among other accomplishments, wrote the state song. Gaston grew up in New Bern. His father was killed by the
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Bento Menni, 150 anos depois - Jornal da Madeira
Google News - almost 6 years
... não nos inspiramos mais nos modelos de espiritualidade e hospitalidade dos nossos santos hospitaleiros, antigos e mais recentes: João Grande, Bento Menni, Ricardo Pampuri, José Eulálio, Eustáquio Kugler, os Mártires, William Gaston, Magallon…
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WEDDINGS; Rozsa Clason and William Gaston
NYTimes - about 17 years
Rozsa Helene Clason and William Gaston were married yesterday in Bargemon, France. Mayor Pierre Blanc officiated in the town hall. Later in the day, the Rev. Jean-Daniel Dollfus performed a Protestant service at the Reformed Church of France in Draguignan. The couple work at Institutional Investor magazine in New York. She is a program coordinator
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BASEBALL; There Is No Joy in Toms River as Its Little Stars Bow Out
NYTimes - over 17 years
The Beast of the East was knocked down with one devastating swing of the bat today, and it did not get back up. Phenix City, Ala., scored three runs in the second inning to earn a 3-2 victory over Toms River, N.J., pulling off the biggest upset of the Little League World Series tournament. Toms River had a 2-0 lead and its star pitcher, Casey
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BASEBALL; Toms River Is Two Games Away From a Repeat Performance
NYTimes - over 17 years
With the stadium thumping to chants of ''East! East! East!'' the boys from Toms River this afternoon stormed into the semifinals of the Little League World Series in quest of a second consecutive championship. Although it had only two hits, the New Jersey team defeated Brownsburg, Ind., 3-1, before 15,300 fans at Howard J. Lamade Stadium,
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Time and Again in North Carolina
NYTimes - almost 19 years
A WORD of advice if you're tempted to merely pass through New Bern, N.C., en route to the ever popular Outer Banks: Don't. A quick stopover won't do it justice. Last May my husband, Van, and I learned this the hard way when, in a misguided attempt to reach the Banks before dusk the next day, we allotted ourselves just 24 hours to spend in this
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Surgeon Married To Miss Chandler
NYTimes - over 30 years
In the chapel at the Brick Presbyterian Church in New York yesterday Gail Chandler, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Chandler Jr. of Lake Forest, Ill., was married to Dr. James Pinchot Gaston of New York and Hurricane Island, Me., a son of the late Mr. and Mrs. William Gaston of New York. The Rev. Dr. Herbert B. Anderson performed the ceremony.
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1894
    Age 73
    Died in 1894.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1880
    Age 59
    He served as President of the Boston Bar Association from 1880 to 1881.
    More Details Hide Details Gaston and his wife Louisa Augusta (Beecher) were the parents of William Alexander Gaston (1859–1927), who ran for governor of Massachusetts in 1902 and 1903 but lost.
  • FORTIES
  • 1868
    Age 47
    The City of Boston annexed Roxbury in 1868, and in 1871, Gaston was elected Mayor of Boston.
    More Details Hide Details Running for Governor as a Democrat, Gaston defeated incumbent Thomas Talbot who had supported the continuance of statewide prohibition by his veto. Gaston promoted a law repealing the Commonwealth's prohibition law, leaving such restrictions to the determination of localities. Governor Gaston was defeated in his reelection bid by Alexander Rice. Gaston returned to his extremely successful legal practice, gaining renown as a trial attorney.
    He resumed his private practice of law until 1868, when he served in the Massachusetts Senate for a year.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1820
    Born
    Born in 1820.
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