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Louis J. Girard print that page

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Dr. Girard was Professor of Ophthalmology at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas . [ 1 ] He served as chair of the department from 1958 to 1970. [ 2 ] Dr. Girard is a graduate of Rice University and wrote the Rice Fight Song for the Rice Owls in 1940. In 1985, he received

Jean-Louis Le Loutre print that page

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He was born in 1709 to Jean-Maurice Le Loutre Després, a paper maker, and Catherine Huet, the daughter of a paper maker, in the parish of Saint-Matthieu in Morlaix , France in Brittany . In 1730, the young Le Loutre entered the Séminaire du Saint-Esprit in Paris ; both his parents had already

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to ever win the title. He came third in his first appearance at Canada's Strongest Man in 2006. Louis soon began competing on the international circuit and was invited to the Strongman Super Series in 2007. In 2008 Jean became Canada's Strongest Man , the youngest man to ever win the title

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Louis Marx and Company print that page

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Scale Marx train set made in the late 1940s or early 1950s. Founded in 1919 in New York City by Louis Marx and his brother David, the company's basic aim was to "give the customer more toy for less money," and stressed that "quality is not negotiable" - two values that made the company

René Girard print that pageTimeline of René Girard

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René Girard 's writings cover many areas. Although the reception of his work is different in each of these areas, there is a growing body of secondary literature that uses his hypotheses and ideas in the areas of literary criticism , critical theory , anthropology , theology , psychology

André Girard (1909–1993) print that pageTimeline of André Girard (1909–1993)

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to Brive-la-Gaillarde and soon joined the French Resistance . Under the pseudonym "Pointer", Girard was the regional head of the Alliance or "Arche de Noé" resistance network in occupied France from 1940 to 1945, the only network whose supreme commander was a woman, Marie-Madeleine Fourcade

Hugo Girard print that pageTimeline of Hugo Girard

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Prior to his career as a strongman competitor, Girard worked as a bouncer in a popular Quebec City nightclub on weekends while attending community college. In the early 1990s, he went to Los Angeles in order to either pursue a career as a professional bodybuilder or as an actor . After

Philippe I, Duke of Orléans print that pageTimeline of Philippe I, Duke of Orléans

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Fils de France (son of France). [ 1 ] As such, he ranked immediately behind his older brother Louis , Dauphin of France , who inherited the French throne before Philippe reached the age of three. From birth, Philippe was second in line to the throne of France and was entitled to the style

Louis Kempff print that page

Civil War Towards the end of his senior year at Annapolis, the American Civil War erupted and Louis Kempff was detached from the Naval Academy and called into active service in May 1861. [ 1 ] [ 2 ] Midshipman Kempff was assigned to the USS Wabash, a steam frigate in the Atlantic Blockading

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St. Louis, Peoria and North Western Railway print that page

The St. Louis , Peoria and North Western Railway was a short-lived and nominally independent railroad of 114.6 miles in length. It extended from near Benld, Illinois , its southern end, to Peoria, Illinois at its northern end. It was constructed in 1911-1913 with $10.0 million in capital

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