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  • In 1866 he was appointed professor of history and English literature in Owens College, Manchester, and was principal from 1890 to 1897, when he retired.

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  • He was educated at Dedham grammar school and at Cambridge, and in 1868 became professor of engineering at Owens College, Manchester, holding that post for nearly 40 years.

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  • Before he was sixteen he attended lectures at Owens College, and at eighteen he gained a mathematical scholarship at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1871 as senior wrangler and first Smith's prizeman, having previously taken the degree of D.Sc. at London University and won a Whitworth scholarship. Although elected a fellow and tutor of his college, he stayed up at Cambridge only for a very short time, preferring to learn practical engineering as a pupil in the works in which his father was a partner.

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  • In the organization of Victoria University he took a foremost part, and, as chairman of the Board of Studies at Owens College, he presided over the general academical board of the Victoria University.

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  • His eldest Son, William Henry Perkin, who was born at Sudbury, near Harrow, on the 17th of June 1860, and was educated at the City of London School, the Royal College of Science, and the universities of Wiirzburg and Munich, became professor of chemistry at the Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh, in 1887, and professor of organic chemistry at Owens College, Manchester, in 1892.

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  • The displacement of the mountain block may still be in progress, for severe earthquakes have happened in the depression next east of the range; that of Owens Valley in 1870 was strong enough to have been very destructive had there been anything in the desert valley to destroy.

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  • Among modern public buildings the principal are St Ninian's Episcopal Cathedral, in the Early Middle Pointed style, an important example (completed 1890) of the work of William Butterfield (1814-1900); the municipal buildings (1881); the city-hall; the Marshall Memorial Hall (1823), housing the public library and the museum of the Perth Literary and Antiquarian Society; the Perthshire natural history museum; the Sandeman public library (1898), founded by a bequest of Professor Sandeman of Owens College, Manchester.

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  • In 1870, the year in which he was very seriously injured in a railway accident, he was elected professor of physics at Owens 1 On the 6th of November 1878 his body was stolen from St Mark's churchyard in New York, but recovered in 1881 upon the payment of $20,000, and buried in the crypt of the cathedral in Garden City.

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  • In 1866 he was elected professor of logic and mental and moral philosophy and Cobden professor of political economy in Owens college.

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  • In 1876 he was glad to exchange the Owens professorship for the professorship of political economy in University College, London.

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  • He married Owens daughter, and became his trusted lieutenant.

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  • In the end of 1408 Prince Henry captured this place, and six weeks later Harlech, the greatest stronghold of the rebels, where Sir Edmund Mortimer, Owens son-in-law and most trusted captain, held out till he died of starvation.

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  • He was appointed professor of geology and palaeontology in Owens College, Manchester, in 1874.

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  • A director of consummate artistry like Wim Wenders would probably endorse the point Owens made.

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  • In 1886 Owens became a deputy sheriff of Apache County.

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  • In the case of the machine patented by Michael Owens of Toledo, U.S.A., for making tumblers, lamp-chimneys, and other goods of similar character, the manual operations required are (r) gathering the molten glass at the end of a blowing iron; (2) placing the blowing iron with the glass attached to it in the machine; (3) removing the blowing iron with the blown vessel attached.

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  • Address Liverpool Sky Park 22 Owens Drive Liverpool Distance to airport Situated just 5 minutes from Liverpool airport.

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  • Owens unmasks not just a murderer but a whole subculture of cheerful cynicism.

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  • For example, anyone who bought a Terrell Owens (Philadelphia Eagles) jersey last year would now feel compelled to buy his Dallas Cowboys jersey.

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  • Musician and actress Dana Elaine Owens was born in 1970 in New Jersey.

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  • Founded in 1965, Owens Community College offers over 130 programs and certificates to residents of Toledo and nearby regions.

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  • While Owens serves over 45,000 students each year, they offer affordable and quality education with class sizes averaging 15 students.

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  • Spanning over 280 acres, Owens provides students with the amenities of a four year institution at a fraction of the cost.

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  • Owens is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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  • There's always something to do at Owens Community College!

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  • From sailing to school dances, Owens offers something for everyone.

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  • Approximately 50 percent of students attending Owens Community College receive financial aid or scholarships to supplement their educational expenses.

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  • Owens offers students the flexibility of attending one of two campuses in Toledo and Findlay, Ohio.

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  • Owens is just made for anyone with an appreciation for the Big Apple.

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  • In 1936, Jesse Owens made Dassler's name bigger by winning four Olympic gold medals with their shoes on his feet.

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  • The biography for Terrell Owens is the story of a football player whose off-field antics have sometimes overshadowed his playing talent.

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  • Owens has been a magnet for media criticism as well as the criticism of his fellow players.

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  • Owens, who is also commonly known by the nickname T.O., was a big fan of sports from the time he was young, but he was not allowed to play himself until he entered high school.

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  • Owens made the high school team at Benjamin Russell High School where he became famous throughout the region for his receiving skills.

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  • After high school, Owens attended the University of Tennessee where he played basketball and football.

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  • Owens' tenure with the 49ers started out successfully, but when quarterback Steve Young was injured in Owens' third season, their fortune began to change.

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  • During this time, Owens began to feud with the head office and coaching staff for the team.

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  • In 2001, Owens decided that he wanted to leave the team and demanded that his agent get him out of his contract.

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  • A contract dispute followed, with the eventual resolution that Owens would be traded to the Philadelphia Eagles in 2004.

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  • Owens' debut season with the Eagles was extremely successful.

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  • The team went to the Super Bowl that year, but Owens was injured in the run-up to the game.

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  • The Eagles lost, and the media insinuated that Owens hurt his team's chances by insisting to play when he wasn't up to it.

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  • Owens took to the press and blamed the loss on Eagle's quarterback Donovan McNabb.

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  • After the Super Bowl, Owens tried to force a new contract and demand permission to play summer league basketball.

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  • The pattern of falling out with the team and the players continued with the Cowboys, where Owens had very public disputes with Tony Romo.

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  • In 2006, Owens was fined by the NFL for spitting in the face of an Atlanta Falcons player during a game.

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  • After the Eagles lost to the Cowboys in 2004, Owens was filmed boarding the team's plane wearing a Cowboys jersey.

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  • Owens was involved in a sexually suggestive skit with Nicollette Sheridan that aired at the start of a Monday night football game.

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