Alderman sentence example

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  • An alderman must be a councillor or a person qualified to be a councillor.
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  • Each of the 28 wards has a resident alderman elected by the entire city vote, one-half of the board retiring biennially.
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  • In 1855 Sutton was divided into six wards, with an alderman and three councillors for each.
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  • In the first county council elections for Carnarvonshire he played a strenuous part on the Radical side, and was chosen an alderman; and in 1890, at a by-election for Carnarvon Boroughs, he was returned to parliament by a majority of 18 over a strong Conservative opponent.
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  • The police courts of the City are held at the Mansion House, the Lord Mayor or an alderman sitting as magistrate, and at the Guildhall, where the aldermen preside in rotation.
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  • The statue of Queen Elizabeth which stood on the west side of Ludgate was purchased by Alderman Gosling and set up against the east end of St Dunstan's church in Fleet Street, where it still remains.
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  • The ordinances were enforced by an alderman with the assistance of two or more deputies, or by one or two masters, wardens or keepers.
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  • The various wards were each presided over by an alderman from an early period, but we cannot fix the time when they were united as a court of aldermen.
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  • He was also, as he tells us himself, alderman of a London ward and an active partisan in municipal politics.
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  • In the 16th century it was governed by an alderman, bailiff and constable.
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  • There is none chosen alderman, except he have byn first Maior.
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  • He served as an alderman of Troy in 1841-1848, and as treasurer of Rensselaer county in 1845-1849.
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  • An alderman of each ward (save that the wards of Cripplegate within and without, share one) is elected for life.
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  • In 886 Alfred overcame the Danes, restored London to its inhabitants, rebuilt its walls, reannexed the city to Mercia, and committed it to Ethelred, alderman of Mercia.
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  • In 91 2 1Ethelred, the alderman of the Mercians, who had been placed in authority by Alfred, died, and Edward the Elder took possession of London and Oxford, " and all the lands which thereto belonged."
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  • In future, in order to stop a fire, houses could be pulled down in case of need with an alderman's hook and cord.
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  • He held an honourable position among the Hanse traders, and became their "alderman."
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  • In 1828 he was elected an alderman of Greeneville and in 1830-1834 was mayor.
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  • In 1684 the charters were surrendered, and a new one obtained reserving to the crown power to remove the mayor and alderman, and this one was further modified by James II.
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  • In 1627 he was elected alderman of Magdeburg, and in 1646 mayor of that city and a magistrate of Brandenburg.
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  • During his year of office, the heroism with which he worked hand in hand with his old enemy, Bishop Strachan, in fighting an attack of cholera, did not prevent him from winning much unpopularity by his officiousness, and in 1835 he was not re-elected either as mayor or alderman.
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  • In the course of this session Bacon married Alice Barnham " the alderman's daughter, an handsome maiden, to my liking," of whom he had written some years before to his cousin Cecil.
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  • He resigned his post as an alderman of London in January 1780, and returned to Virginia about 1784.
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  • The mayor, ex-mayor and one selected alderman were to be justices of the peace with exclusive jurisdiction and the mayor was the coroner.
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  • In the British Museum are the bronze matrices of seals of ZEthilwald, bishop of Dunwich, about Boo; of lElfric, alderman of Hampshire, about 985; and the finely carved ivory double matrix of Godwin the thane (on the obverse) and of the nun Godcythe (on the reverse), of the beginning of the 11th century.
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  • If the councillor does not make it within that time, he is liable to a fine the amount of which, if not determined by bye-law of the council, is £25 in the case of an alderman or councillor, and £50 in the case of the chairman.
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  • It will be observed, 429 therefore, that while a county councillor holds office for three years, a county alderman holds office for six.
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  • The chairman, or in his absence the vice-chairman, or in the absence of both an alderman or councillor appointed by the meeting, presides.
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  • In 1899 the first County Council elections were held in Norfolk and Philip Sewell was elected alderman.
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  • An AVDC councilor for 20 years he was made an honorary alderman in tribute to his service.
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  • After serving as a local alderman and mayor, he was elected to the state senate (1841) and congress (1843 ).
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  • He (Alderman Pratt) had not the slightest hesitation in saying that Mr Lamb rescued the child from death.
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  • In center ' This Plan is most humbly inscribed to Thomas Chitty Esq Alderman of Tower Street Ward ' .
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  • Alderman Fletcher Moss, who lived at the old parsonage, turned the house into an art gallery for his private collection.
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  • The first street formed was called Mosley Street, in compliment to the alderman of that name, who warmly patronized this excellent improvement.
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  • We can only surmise how Eileen Alderman met Bob Mills.
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  • This probably was, as Johnson suggests, that the bishop might enforce secular laws by ecclesiastical censure and the alderman ecclesiastical laws with secular punishment.
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  • Goldsmid was made a baronet in 1841, Baron Lionel de Rothschild was elected to Parliament in 1847 (though he was unable to take his seat), Alderman (Sir David) Salomons became lord mayor of London in 1855 and Francis Goldsmid was made a Q.C. in 1858.
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  • He was elected alderman of Newton, Mass., in 1900, was reelected for two terms, and then elected mayor (1903-4).
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  • Tunstall disappointed him, so he got employment as a preacher at St Dunstan's-inthe-West, and worked at his translation, living as chaplain in the house of Humphrey Monmouth, an alderman, and forming a firm friendship with John Frith; but finding publication impossible in England, he sailed for Hamburg in May 1524.
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  • Alderman Taunton's trade school was founded in 1752, and includes a technical department.
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  • Macdonald made his first acquaintance with public business as an alderman of Kingston.
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  • In the convention he opposed the nomination of Mr Blaine, and in a speech which attracted considerable Claas Martenszen van Roosevelt (or Rosenvelt) settled in New Amsterdam in 1649; his son Claas (or Nicholas) in 1700 - I was a New York alderman of the Leislerian party; in the next three generations, Johannes, Cornelius and Jacobus (James) were merchants and (in 1748-67,1785-1801and 1797-99 and 1809, respectively) aldermen of New York; in the third generation the family became allied with the Schuylers.
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  • The Drummond Institution, Chapelizod, for the orphan daughters of soldiers, was established in 1864 by John Drummond,alderman,who left £20,000 to found the asylum.
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  • Miss Cons was elected to the first London County Council (1888), and was chosen an alderman, but retired owing to difficulties raised as to the right of women to sit.
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  • He was an alderman from 1868 to 1870, a coroner from 1873 to 1876, a fire commissioner in 1883 and 1887, and city chamberlain from 1889 to 1890.
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  • Cobden was an alderman of the newly formed Manchester corporation, and Bright went to ask him to speak at an education meeting in Rochdale.
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  • Compurgation, the ordeal, and trial by battle began to yield to Visnet, Jugement del Pais, the " good men of the country," giving their verdict, while sentence was passed by the judge, sheriff, alderman or bailiff.
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  • He accompanied his brother, Arthur Lee, to England in 1766 to engage in mercantile pursuits, joined the Wilkes faction, and in 1775 was elected an alderman of London, then a life-position.
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  • A borough councillor must, within five days after notice of his election, make a declaration of acceptance of office under a penalty, in the case of an alderman or councillor of £50, and in the case of a mayor of £loo, or such other sums as the council may by by-law determine.
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  • This dispute had been raised in 1847 into a question of practical moment by the election of Baron Lionel Nathan Rothschild as representative of the City of London, and its importance had been emphasized in 1851 by the return of another Jew, Alderman Salomons, for another constituency.
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  • A large free grammar school, founded in 1515 by Sir Stephen Jermyns, a native of the town and alderman of London, occupies modern buildings (1876).
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  • The poet appears to have attended a dame's school in earliest infancy, but on his mother's death, when he was six years old, he was sent to boarding-school, to a Dr Pitman at Markyate, a 1 Alderman Cooper thus spelt his name and all the family from that day to this, including the poet, have so pronounced it.
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  • Many of the chief citizens followed the example of the courtiers, and built for themselves country residences in Middlesex, Essex and Surrey; thus we learn from Norden that Alderman Roe lived at Muswell Hill, and we know that Sir Thomas Gresham built a fine house and planned a beautiful park at Osterley.
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  • In 1377 it was ordered that aldermen could be elected annually, but in 1384 the rule was modified so as to allow an alderman to be reelected for his ward at the expiration of his year of office without any interval.
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  • If during his term of office a member of the council becomes bankrupt, or compounds with his creditors, or is (except in case of illness) continuously absent from the county, being chairman for more than two months, or being alderman or councillor for more than six months, his office becomes vacant by declaration of the council.
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  • At an election for the whole borough the returning officer is the mayor; at a ward election he is an alderman assigned for that purpose by the council.
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  • And where the borough has a separate court of quarter sessions the council appoint Sheriff, a fit and proper person, not an alderman or councillor, to coroner.
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  • In 1889 he was elected an alderman of the London County Council, but resigned in 1893.
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  • A puritan may go to his brown-bread crust with as gross an appetite as ever an alderman to his turtle.
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