John Gordon

[soldier] John Gordon ({circa}1776 – 16 July 1858) was a Scottish soldier and Tory politician. Gordon was the son of Charles Gordon of Braid and Cluny, Aberdeenshire, and his wife Johanna Trotter. Gordon became 2nd lieutenant in the Royal Aberdeenshire Light Infantry on 2 December 1800. He was then lieutenant in the 7th Company of the 55t...
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John Gordon

[songwriter] John Joseph Gordon (born 25 December 1963) is a songwriter from Queensland, Australia. In late 2010, he released the controversial climate change protest song Australia (Whore of the world) - which lambasts Australia`s continuing coal exports, and open slather approach to mining in general. He has released 2 recent Albums. `Ali...
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John Gordon

[author] John Gordon (born 19 November 1925) is an English writer of adolescent supernatural fiction. He is the author of fifteen fantasy novels (including The Giant Under The Snow), four short story collections, over fifty short stories and a teenage memoir. Most of John Gordon`s novels are in the supernatural fantasy and horror genres and...
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John Gordon

[journalist] John Rutherford Gordon (8 December 1890–9 December 1974) was a Scottish newspaper editor and columnist. Born in Dundee, Gordon began work on the Dundee Advertiser in 1904. He was rapidly promoted, and by the end of the decade was overseeing the Perthshire and Dundee editions of the People`s Journal. In 1911, he moved to the L...
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John Gordon

[footballer] John `Jack` Gordon (11 April 1899 – 11 April 1964) was a Scottish footballer who played as an inside-right for Queen`s Park, Port Vale, Greenock Morton, Luton Town, and Dunfermline Athletic. ==Playing career== Gordon played for Queen`s Park, before joining Port Vale of the Second Division in August 1922. He scored his first g...
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John Gordon

[badminton] John Gordon (born 25 November 1978 in Wellington, New Zealand) is a male badminton player from New Zealand. At the 2002 Commonwealth Games he won a bronze medal in the mixed team event. ...
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John Gordon

[Conservative politician] The Hon. John Edward Gordon (5 February 1850 – 19 February 1915) was a British Conservative Party politician. The eldest son of Edward Gordon, Baron Gordon of Drumearn, a senior Scottish judge and Conservative politician, he was educated at Edinburgh Academy and the University of Edinburgh. In 1879 he married the...
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John Gordon

[Rhode Island] John Gordon (died February 14, 1845) was the last person executed by Rhode Island. His conviction and execution have been ascribed by researchers to anti-Roman Catholic and anti-Irish immigrant bias. As a result, he was posthumously pardoned in 2011. In 1844, Gordon was tried and convicted for the December 31, 1843 beating mu...
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John Gordon

Sir John Watson Gordon was a Scottish painter, and president of the Royal Scottish Academy. He was born in 1790 at Edinburgh and died in 1864. He applied himself almost exclusively to portrait-painting in which he attained great excellence. He was employed to paint the portraits of many of the most eminent Scotsmen of the day, among whom may be men...
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John Gordon

[referee] John Robertson Proudfoot Gordon (2 February 1930 – 2000) was a Scottish football referee. He was born in Inverness. Gordon was selected to officiate at the 1978 FIFA World Cup but was suspended later that year by the Scottish FA for improper behaviour. He, along with assistants Rollo Kyle and David McCartney, admitted to receivi...
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John Gordon

[Aberdeen MP] John Gordon (c.1655 – 24 August 1730) was a British politician and merchant. He was a Member of Parliament from 1708 to 1710. ==Earlier life== A descendant of George Gordon, 2nd Earl of Huntly, Gordon was a factor at Campvere, the staple port for Scotland in Friesland, during the 1680s. He continued to do business in Rotterd...
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John Gordon

[broadcaster] John `Gordo` Gordon (born July 7, 1940) is a retired Major League Baseball radio broadcaster who was best known as the play by play announcer for the Minnesota Twins on the Twins Radio Network and their Metro Affiliate KSTP 1500 AM. He is well known among Twins fans for his intense emotional style of play-calling, and for his ...
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John Gordon

[union leader] John Gordon is the president of Public Service Alliance of Canada, a public service union in Canada. John Gordon first joined PSAC in 1974 as a tradesperson with Public Works Canada. In the 1980s he was a board member and Secretary-Treasurer for the Labour Council of Toronto. He also was on the Anti-Racism committee and other...
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John Gordon

[bishop] John Gordon (1 September 1544 – 3 September 1619) was a Scottish prelate. ==Life== John Gordon was the natural son of Alexander Gordon (c. 1516-1575), Bishop of Galloway and former Archbishop of Glasgow, and Barbara Logie; his parents married, perhaps clandestinely, only in 1546, before Alexander obtained ecclesiastical prefermen...
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John Gordon

[Irish lawyer] John Gordon PC (23 November 1849 – 26 September 1922) was an Irish lawyer and politician, who served as Attorney-General for Ireland and a Judge of the High Court. Gordon was the son of Samuel Gordon, of Shankhill, County Down. He was educated at Queen`s College Galway, a constituent college of the Queen`s University of Ire...
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John Gordon

[cricketer] John Harvey Gordon (15 June 1886 – 23 April 1933) was an English cricketer. Gordon was a right-handed batsman whose bowling style is unknown. He played most of his first-class cricket for Oxford University, but also played county cricket for Surrey (at first-class level) and Dorset. ==Career== Born at Reigate, Surrey, Gordon w...
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John Gordon

[baseball] ==Summary== Immediate source: http://books.google.com/books?id=Apr1isY_ZRcC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false |Date = photo taken between 1910 and 1913 |Author = unknown, possibly John Robinson, Sr. ==Licensing== ...
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John Gordon

[merchant] John Gordon (c. 1710–1778) was a Loyalist British merchant and trader of Scottish origin who lived in South Carolina for many years. He settled in Charles Town about 1760, and from 1759 to 1773 he was a major exporter of deerskins supplied by Native American hunters. Gordon also participated in the transatlantic slave trade, bu...
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John Gordon

[archbishop] John Gordon (1912-1981) was a Catholic archbishop and diplomat of the Holy See. ==Biography== John Gordon was born at Clare Castle in Ireland. He was ordained to the priesthood on 7 March 1936. On 10 February 1962, he was appointed Apostolic Delegate to Thailand and Titular Archbishop of Nicopolis ad Nestum. His episcopal ordin...
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