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Bordentown Military Institute
The BORDENTOWN MILITARY INSTITUTE was a private high school in Bordentown, New Jersey , United States, from 1881 to 1973. HISTORYThe institute was created in 1881, when Reverend William Bowen purchased the Spring Villa Female Seminary building and reopened it as the Bordentown Military Institute. In 1972, it was merged with the Lenox School in Lenox, Massachusetts
Lenox, Massachusetts
. The combined entity was shut down the following year as the Vietnam War
Vietnam War
reduced the popularity of a military education. NOTABLE GRADUATES * Willard Dickerman Straight (1880–1918) * Mario Carlo Tucci (born September 1928), owner of Delmonico's Restaurant, New York * Barry T. Parker (born December 12, 1932) * Nicholas S. H
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Willis Group Holdings
WILLIS GROUP HOLDINGS PLC is a multinational risk advisor, insurance brokerage and reinsurance brokerage company with its headquarters in the Willis Building in London. It is the world's fourth-largest insurance broker when measured by revenues. Willis has around 400 offices in 120 countries and approximately 18,000 employees. Willis was previously listed on the New York Stock Exchange before its early-2016 'merger of equals' with Towers Watson . After the deal closed, the combined company began trading on the Nasdaq
Nasdaq
exchange under the symbol, WLTW ( Nasdaq
Nasdaq
: WLTW)
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Chris Short
CHRISTOPHER JOSEPH "STYLE" SHORT (September 19, 1937 – August 1, 1991) was a Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball
pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies (1959–1972), and in his final year, for the Milwaukee Brewers (1973). He was a left-handed pitcher, but batted righty. He was born in Milford, Delaware . Short was considered a top pitcher from 1964 through 1968 with the Phillies. He was 17–9 in 1964, with a 2.20 ERA in 220​2⁄3 innings pitched. It was his career-best ERA and was third in the league behind only Sandy Koufax
Sandy Koufax
(1.74) and Don Drysdale
Don Drysdale
(2.18). Teammate Jim Bunning
Jim Bunning
was 5th that season with a 2.63 ERA. Juan Marichal finished 4th (2.48). That year, however, the Phillies and Short suffered a heartbreaking loss in the pennant race
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Floyd Little
FLOYD DOUGLAS LITTLE (born July 4, 1942) is a former American football halfback , and was a three-time All-American at Syracuse University . In 1967, he was the 6th selection of the first common AFL-NFL draft . He was the first ever first-round draft pick to sign with the American Football League
American Football League
's Denver Broncos
Denver Broncos
, where he was known simply as "The Franchise." Little was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame in 1983 and the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2010. CONTENTS * 1 College career * 2 Professional career * 3 Other * 4 Awards and honors * 5 Statistics * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 External links COLLEGE CAREERLittle is the only three-time All-American running back to compete for the Syracuse University
Syracuse University
Orangemen. He finished 5th in Heisman Trophy voting in both 1965 and 1966
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Trenton Thunder
The TRENTON THUNDER is an American Minor League Baseball
Minor League Baseball
team based in Trenton, New Jersey
Trenton, New Jersey
, that is the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees . The Thunder plays in the Eastern Division of the Eastern League . The Thunder's home stadium is Arm & Hammer Park
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City Mayors
The CITY MAYORS FOUNDATION, also known as CITY MAYORS, is an international think tank dedicated to urban affairs. It has been active since 2003 and runs the biennial World Mayor award, as well as providing pro bono consultancy services. Unlike Eurocities
Eurocities
and United Cities and Local Governments it is wholly independent of any city. City Mayors has instituted a Code of Ethics for city leaders who wish to perform their duties beyond all reproach. Preamble from the Code: "Good and honest local government is the foundation of any nation that strives to provide its citizens with happiness, security and prosperity. Incompetence, corruption and misconduct in local government threaten fundamental decency in a society." The foundation also publishes books as an imprint on urban affairs. The City Mayors Foundation commissions the trophy presented as the World Mayor Award
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Lenox, Massachusetts
LENOX is an affluent town in Berkshire County , Massachusetts
Massachusetts
, United States
United States
. Set in Western Massachusetts
Massachusetts
, it is part of the Pittsfield Metropolitan Statistical Area
Metropolitan Statistical Area
. The population was 5,025 at the 2010 census. Lenox is the site of Tanglewood
Tanglewood
, summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra
Boston Symphony Orchestra
. Lenox includes the villages of New Lenox and Lenoxdale , and is a tourist destination during the summer. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Geography * 3 Demographics * 4 Government * 5 Education * 6 Sites of interest * 7 Notable residents * 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links HISTORY View of Lenox in 1839 The area was inhabited by Mahicans , Algonquian speakers who largely lived along the Hudson and Housatonic Rivers
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Vietnam War
North Vietnamese victory * Withdrawal of American-led forces from Indochina * Communist governments take power in South Vietnam
South Vietnam
, Cambodia
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Stan Walters
STANLEY PETER WALTERS, JR. (born May 27, 1948) is a former professional American football
American football
offensive tackle . After playing college football for Syracuse , he was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the ninth round of the 1972 NFL Draft . He spent three years with the Bengals, starting at left tackle for the majority of his tenure, before he was traded to the Philadelphia Eagles
Philadelphia Eagles
in 1975 . A two-time Pro Bowl
Pro Bowl
selection with the Eagles, Walters started in 122 consecutive games at left tackle in his nine years with the team. Following his retirement, he was a radio color commentator for the Eagles from 1984 through 1997
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Douglas Palmer
DOUGLAS HAROLD PALMER (born October 19, 1951) was the first African-American
African-American
mayor of Trenton, New Jersey
Trenton, New Jersey
. BIOGRAPHYHe was born in Trenton and attended Trenton public schools. He then graduated from the Bordentown Military Institute in Bordentown, New Jersey . He is a graduate of Virginia's private black college Hampton University , where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management in 1973. He took office as mayor of Trenton on July 1, 1990, having defeated former city council president and mayor Carmen Armenti
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Robert William Duncan, Jr.
ROBERT WILLIAM DUNCAN (born July 5, 1948) is an American Anglican bishop . He was the first primate and archbishop of the Anglican Church in North America (ACNA) from June 2009 to June 2014. In 1997, he was elected bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pittsburgh . In 2008, a majority of the diocesan convention voted to leave the diocese and the Episcopal Church and, in October 2009, named their new church the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh . (The Episcopal Church continued to maintain its Diocese of Pittsburgh under new leadership.) Duncan served as bishop for the new Anglican diocese until 10 September 2016 upon the installation of his successor, Jim Hobby. Duncan served as moderator of the Anglican Communion Network from 2003 to 2009 and chairman of the Common Cause Partnership from 2004 until the creation of the Anglican Church in North America
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Joe Plumeri
JOSEPH J. "JOE" PLUMERI II (born July 7, 1943, in Trenton, New Jersey ) is vice chairman of the First Data
First Data
Board of Directors. He was the chairman and CEO
CEO
of Willis Group Holdings
Willis Group Holdings
(Willis), a New York Stock Exchange -listed insurance broker , until July 2013. The company has 17,000 employees in 400 offices, located in 120 countries. As of June 2010, Willis had the third-highest insurance brokerage revenues in the world. Plumeri worked for Citigroup
Citigroup
from 1968 to 2000
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Nicholas S. H. Krawciw
NICHOLAS S. H. KRAWCIW (Ukrainian : Микола Кравців) is a retired United States
United States
Army Major General
Major General
who served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War
Vietnam War
, and served as Commanding General of the 3rd Infantry Division from 1987 to 1989. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Military career * 3 Post military * 4 Honors * 5 Awards and decorations * 6 See also * 7 References * 8 Further reading * 9 External links EARLY LIFENicholas Krawciw was born on November 28, 1935, to Bohdan and Neonila Krawciw, in Lviv, Galicia, Poland
Poland
(present-day Ukraine
Ukraine
). His family moved to Germany
Germany
during World War II, and to the United States in 1949
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Barry T. Parker
BARRY T. PARKER (born December 12, 1932) is an American Republican Party politician who served in both the New Jersey
New Jersey
General Assembly and the New Jersey
New Jersey
Senate . BIOGRAPHYParker was born in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey
New Jersey
in 1932 and graduated from the Bordentown Military Institute in 1950. He received his A.B. degree from Bucknell University
Bucknell University
in 1954 and his LL.B. degree from Rutgers University
Rutgers University
in 1960. Parker was first elected to the General Assembly in 1965 and was reelected in 1967 and 1969. He was named Speaker of the Assembly in 1971. While serving as Speaker, he was elected to the State Senate. He was reelected in 1973 and 1977 and served as Minority Leader
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Lenox School For Boys
LENOX SCHOOL was a private preparatory school for students in grades nine through twelve in Lenox, Massachusetts . The school was affiliated with the Protestant Episcopal Church
Protestant Episcopal Church
. CONTENTS * 1 School history * 2 Notable alumni * 3 References * 4 External links SCHOOL HISTORYThe school opened in 1926 under the leadership of Rev. G. Gardner Monks, the school's first headmaster. In 1946 the Rev. Robert L. Curry, D.D. became the second and longest serving headmaster, leaving in 1969. Over the years Lenox's enrollment ranged from 150 to 250 boys with about 32 teachers or masters. The school was modeled on the English public school system and instead of grades to designate classes, the term 'forms' was used. Third Form referred to the freshman year through the Sixth Form for the senior year
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