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Beekman Winthrop
BEEKMAN WINTHROP (September 18, 1874 – November 10, 1940) was an American lawyer , government official and banker. He served as Governor of Puerto Rico from 1904 to 1907, as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury in 1907-1909, and Assistant Secretary of the Navy in 1909-1913. CONTENTS * 1 Early life * 2 Career * 3 Later life * 4 See also * 5 References * 6 Further reading * 7 External links EARLY LIFEThe son of Robert Winthrop and Kate Wilson Taylor, Beekman "Beek" Winthrop came from a family of wealth and influence in New York. He was born in Orange, New Jersey
Orange, New Jersey
and attended Harvard University
Harvard University
in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cambridge, Massachusetts
where he received a Bachelor of Arts (A.B.) degree in 1897 and a LL.B degree from Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School
in 1900, graduating second in his class
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Harvard Law School
HARVARD LAW SCHOOL (also known as HARVARD LAW or HLS) is one of the professional graduate schools of Harvard University
Harvard University
, located in Cambridge , Massachusetts
Massachusetts
. Founded in 1817, it is the oldest continually-operating law school in the United States
United States
and is generally considered to be one of the most prestigious in the world. The school is ranked third by the U.S. News "> including one-quarter of all Supreme Court clerkships , more than any other law school in the United States. Harvard Law School's founding is traditionally linked to the funding of Harvard's first professorship in law, paid for from a bequest from the estate of Isaac Royall, Jr. , a wealthy slaveholder. Today, it is home to the largest academic law library in the world. The current dean of Harvard Law School
Harvard Law School
is John F
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William Howard Taft
WILLIAM HOWARD TAFT (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) served as the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and as the tenth Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930), the only person to have held both offices. Taft was elected president in 1908 , the chosen successor of Theodore Roosevelt , but was defeated for re-election by Woodrow Wilson in 1912 after Roosevelt split the Republican vote by running as a third-party candidate. In 1921, President Warren G. Harding appointed Taft to be chief justice, a position in which he served until a month before his death. Taft was born in Cincinnati in 1857. His father, Alphonso Taft , was a U.S. Attorney General and Secretary of War
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Harvard University
HARVARD UNIVERSITY is a private Ivy League
Ivy League
research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cambridge, Massachusetts
, established in 1636, whose history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the world's most prestigious universities. Established originally by the Massachusetts
Massachusetts
legislature and soon thereafter named for clergyman John Harvard (its first benefactor), Harvard is the United States\' oldest institution of higher learning , and the Harvard Corporation (formally, the President and Fellows of Harvard College) is its first chartered corporation . Although never formally affiliated with any denomination , the early College primarily trained Congregational and Unitarian clergy. Its curriculum and student body were gradually secularized during the 18th century, and by the 19th century, Harvard had emerged as the central cultural establishment among Boston elites
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Washington, D.C.
WASHINGTON, D.C., formally the DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA and commonly referred to as "WASHINGTON", "THE DISTRICT", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States. The signing of the Residence Act on July 16, 1790, approved the creation of a capital district located along the Potomac River on the country's East Coast . The U.S. Constitution provided for a federal district under the exclusive jurisdiction of the Congress and the District is therefore not a part of any state. The states of Maryland and Virginia
Virginia
each donated land to form the federal district, which included the pre-existing settlements of Georgetown and Alexandria . Named in honor of President George Washington
George Washington
, the City of Washington was founded in 1791 to serve as the new national capital
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Ponce, Puerto Rico
PONCE (/ˈpɔːnseɪ/ ; Spanish: ( listen )) is both a city and a municipality in the southern part of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
. The city is the seat of the municipal government. Ponce, Puerto Rico's most populated city outside the San Juan metropolitan area, is named for Juan Ponce de León y Loayza , the great-grandson of Spanish conquistador Juan Ponce de León
Juan Ponce de León
. Ponce is often referred to as La Perla del Sur (The Pearl of the South), La Ciudad Señorial (The Manorial City), and La Ciudad de las Quenepas ( Genip City). The city serves as the governmental seat of the autonomous municipality as well as the regional hub for various Government of Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico
entities, such as the Judiciary of Puerto Rico . It is also the regional center for various other commonwealth and federal government agencies
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Governor-General Of The Philippines
The GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF THE PHILIPPINES (Spanish : Gobernador-General de Filipinas; Filipino : Gobernador-Heneral ng Pilipinas; Japanese : フィリピン総督 (Firipin sōtoku);) was the title of the government executive during the colonial period of the Philippines
Philippines
, governed mainly by Spain
Spain
(1565–1898) and the United States (1898–1946) , and briefly by Great Britain (1762–1764) and Japan (1942–1945) . They were also the representative of the executive of the ruling power. On November 15, 1935, the Commonwealth of the Philippines
Philippines
was established as a transitional government to prepare the country for independence from the American control. The governor-general was replaced by an elected Filipino "President of the Philippine Commonwealth ", as the chief executive of the Philippines, taking over many of the duties of the Governor-General
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Court Of First Instance
A TRIAL COURT or COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE is a court having original jurisdiction , in which trials takes place. IN THE UNITED STATESA trial court of general jurisdiction is authorized to hear some type of civil or criminal case that is not committed exclusively to another court. In the United States
United States
, the United States
United States
district courts are the trial courts of general jurisdiction of the federal judiciary ; each U.S. state
U.S. state
has a state court system establishing trial courts of general jurisdiction, such as the Florida Circuit Courts in Florida
Florida
, the Superior Courts of California in California
California
, and the New York Supreme Court
Court
in New York . Not all cases are heard in trial courts of general jurisdiction
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Cabinet Of The United States
------------------------- * HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES * Speaker Paul Ryan
Paul Ryan
(R) * Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R) * Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi
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Find A Grave
FIND A GRAVE is a website that allows the public to search and add to an online database of cemetery records. It is owned by Ancestry.com
Ancestry.com
. It receives and uploads digital photographs of headstones from burial sites, taken by unpaid volunteers at cemeteries. Find A Grave then posts the photo on its website. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Content and features * 3 See also * 4 References * 4.1 Sources * 5 External links HISTORYThe site was created in 1995 by Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City
resident Alma, Michigan -born Jim Tipton to support his hobby of visiting the burial sites of celebrities. He later added an online forum . Find A Grave was launched as a commercial entity in 1998, first as a trade name and then incorporated in 2000. The site later expanded to include graves of non-celebrities, in order to allow online visitors to pay respect to their deceased relatives or friends
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Citibank
CITIBANK is the consumer division of financial services multinational Citigroup
Citigroup
. Citibank
Citibank
was founded in 1812 as the City Bank of New York, later First National City Bank of New York. Citibank
Citibank
provides credit cards , mortgages , personal loans , commercial loans , and lines of credit . The bank has a total of 2,649 branches in 19 countries, including 723 branches in the United States
United States
and 1,494 branches in Mexico
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United States Secretary Of The Treasury
The SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY is the head of the U.S. Department of the Treasury which is concerned with financial and monetary matters, and, until 2003, also included several federal law enforcement agencies. This position in the Federal Government of the United States is analogous to the Minister of Finance in many other countries. The Secretary of the Treasury is a member of the President's Cabinet , and is nominated by the President of the United States
President of the United States
. Nominees for The Secretary of the Treasury undergo a confirmation hearing before the United States Senate
United States Senate
Committee on Finance before being confirmed by the United States Senate
United States Senate

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Lawyer
A LAWYER is a person who practices law , as an advocate , barrister , attorney , counselor , solicitor , not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary. Working as a lawyer involves the practical application of abstract legal theories and knowledge to solve specific individualized problems, or to advance the interests of those who hire lawyers to perform legal services. The role of the lawyer varies greatly across legal jurisdictions, and so it can be treated here in only the most general terms
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
CAMBRIDGE (/ˈkeɪmbrɪdʒ/ KAYM-brij ) is a city in Middlesex County , Massachusetts
Massachusetts
, and part of the Boston
Boston
metropolitan area . Situated directly north of Boston
Boston
, across the Charles River , it was named in honor of the University of Cambridge
University of Cambridge
in England, an important center of the Puritan
Puritan
theology embraced by the town's founders. :18 Harvard University
Harvard University
and the Massachusetts
Massachusetts
Institute of Technology (MIT), two of the world's most prestigious universities, are in Cambridge, as was Radcliffe College
Radcliffe College
, one of the leading colleges for women in the United States
United States
until it merged with Harvard
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Orange, New Jersey
The CITY OF ORANGE is a township in Essex County , New Jersey
New Jersey
, United States. As of the 2010 United States
United States
Census , the township's population was 30,134, reflecting a decline of 2,734 (-8.3%) from the 32,868 counted in 2000 , which had in turn increased by 2,943 (+9.8%) from the 29,925 counted in the 1990 Census . Orange was originally incorporated as a township by an act of the New Jersey
Jersey
Legislature on November 27, 1806, from portions of Newark Township . Portions of the township were taken on April 14, 1834, to form the now-defunct Clinton Township . On January 31, 1860, Orange was reincorporated as a town . Portions of the town were taken to form South Orange Township (April 1, 1861, now known as Maplewood ), Fairmount (March 11, 1862, now part of West Orange), East Orange Township (March 4, 1863) and West Orange Township (April 10, 1863)
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Republican Party (United States)
Majority: Conservatism Economic liberalism
Economic liberalism
Fiscal conservatism Social conservatism Federalism Factions: Fusionism Libertarianism Neoconservatism
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