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George W. Wood
George W. Wood
George W. Wood
(1808–1871) was an American politician and newspaperman. He was elected as the first mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1840. He served only 16 months before resigning on July 5, 1841. He continued in later life as a newspaperman in the Fort Wayne area.Contents1 Early life 2 Newspaper Life 3 Brief Political Career 4 Continuing newspaper life 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Wood was born in 1808 in New York state. He studied law,[3] but then moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
in 1834 and then to the backcountry pioneer village of Fort Wayne in 1836. Newspaper Life[edit] Rather than being a lawyer, Wood joined with Thomas Tigar to work on the Fort Wayne Sentinel which was founded in 1833
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. state
U.S. state
of Michigan
Michigan
and the county seat of Washtenaw County.[5] The 2010 census recorded its population to be 113,934, making it the sixth largest city in Michigan.[6] Ann Arbor is home to the University of Michigan. The university shapes Ann Arbor's economy significantly as it employs about 30,000 workers, including about 12,000 in the medical center. The city's economy is also centered on high technology, with several companies drawn to the area by the university's research and development infrastructure, and by its graduates.[7] Ann Arbor was founded in 1824, named for wives of the village's founders, both named Ann, and the stands of bur oak trees.[8] The University of Michigan
Michigan
moved from Detroit
Detroit
to Ann Arbor in 1837, and the city grew at a rapid rate in the early to mid-20th century
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Panic Of 1837
The Panic of 1837
Panic of 1837
was a financial crisis in the United States that touched off a major recession that lasted until the mid-1840s. Profits, prices, and wages went down while unemployment went up. Pessimism abounded during the time. The panic had both domestic and foreign origins. Speculative lending practices in western states, a sharp decline in cotton prices, a collapsing land bubble, international specie flows, and restrictive lending policies in Great Britain were all to blame.[1][2] On May 10, 1837, banks in New York City suspended specie payments, meaning that they would no longer redeem commercial paper in specie at full face value. Despite a brief recovery in 1838, the recession persisted for approximately seven years. Banks collapsed, businesses failed, prices declined, and thousands of workers lost their jobs. Unemployment may have been as high as 25% in some locales
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International Standard Book Number
"ISBN" redirects here. For other uses, see ISBN (other).International Standard Book
Book
NumberA 13-digit ISBN, 978-3-16-148410-0, as represented by an EAN-13 bar codeAcronym ISBNIntroduced 1970; 48 years ago (1970)Managing organisation International ISBN AgencyNo. of digits 13 (formerly 10)Check digit Weighted sumExample 978-3-16-148410-0Website www.isbn-international.orgThe International Standard Book
Book
Number (ISBN) is a unique[a][b] numeric commercial book identifier. Publishers purchase ISBNs from an affiliate of the International ISBN Agency.[1] An ISBN is assigned to each edition and variation (except reprintings) of a book. For example, an e-book, a paperback and a hardcover edition of the same book would each have a different ISBN. The ISBN is 13 digits long if assigned on or after 1 January 2007, and 10 digits long if assigned before 2007
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Special
Special
Special
or specials may refer to:Contents1 Music 2 Film and television 3 Other uses 4 See alsoMusic[edit] Special
Special
(album), a 1992
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Indiana
Indiana
Indiana
/ɪndiˈænə/ ( listen) is a U.S. state
U.S. state
located in the midwestern and Great Lakes
Great Lakes
regions of North America. Indiana
Indiana
is the 38th largest by area and the 17th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana
Indiana
was admitted to the United States
United States
as the 19th U.S. state
U.S. state
on December 11, 1816
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Fort Wayne, Indiana
Coordinates: 41°04′49.62″N 85°08′20.94″W / 41.0804500°N 85.1391500°W / 41.0804500; -85.1391500Fort Wayne, IndianaCity City
City
of Fort WayneClockwise from top: Downtown Fort Wayne skyline, Chief Jean-Baptiste de Richardville House, John Chapman's grave in Johnny Appleseed
Johnny Appleseed
Park, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge, Embassy Theatre, and Historic Fort Wayne.FlagSealNickname(s): "Summit City";[1] " City
City
of Churches";[2] " City
City
That Saved Itself";[3][4] "Magnet Wire Capital of the World"[5][6]Motto(s): KekiongaLocation of Fort Wayne in Allen County, Indiana.Fort Wayne, IndianaLocation of Fort Wayne in the United StatesCoordinates: 41°04′50″N 85°08′21″W / 41.08056°N 85.13917°W / 41.08056; -85.13917Country  United StatesState IndianaCounty AllenTownships Aboite, Adams, Perry, Pleasant, St
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I.D.G. Nelson
Isaac De Groff Nelson (also known as Isaac Degroff Nelson and I. D. G. Nelson) (July 2, 1810 – March 24, 1891) was an early pioneer in Indiana, where he owned a newspaper, held several political offices, and became the father of newspaperman William Rockhill Nelson. Early life[edit] I.D.G. Nelson was born in New York state on July 2, 1810.[1] In 1836, he moved to Fort Wayne, arriving via steamer along the newly opened Wabash and Erie Canal.[1] Nelson bought the Fort Wayne Sentinel from George W
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John W. Dawson
John W. Dawson
John W. Dawson
(October 21, 1820 – September 10, 1877) was Governor of Utah Territory
Utah Territory
in 1861. Born on October 21, 1820, in Cambridge, Indiana
Cambridge, Indiana
he was a lawyer, a farmer and a newspaper editor before he entered politics. He eventually became the Governor of Utah.Contents1 Newspaper career 2 Political career 3 Utah
Utah
Governor 4 Later career 5 See also 6 NotesNewspaper career[edit] Dawson, along with T.N. Hood, leased George W. Wood's interest in the Fort Wayne Times and People's Press for one year, starting on September 7, 1853.[1] They changed the name to the Fort Wayne Times and continued to publish until Hood sold his interest to Dawson and Wood. Wood retired in 1854, leaving Dawson in charge of the paper
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Mayor Of Fort Wayne, Indiana
This is a list of mayors of Fort Wayne, Indiana. Elected as chief executive of the city, he or she is charged with overseeing the operation of all local government departments. Mayoral terms are four years, with no limit on the number of terms an individual may be elected to.Contents1 List 2 Other offices held 3 Living former mayors 4 Notes 5 References 6 External linksList[edit]George W. Wood, first mayor of Fort Wayne.William J. Hosey is Fort Wayne's longest serving mayor, elected to four non-consecutive terms.# Mayor Term start Term end   Party1 Wood, George W.George W. Wood 000000001840-05-01-0000May 1, 1840 000000001841-07-05-0000July 5, 1841Whig2 Joseph Morgan 000000001841-01-01-00001841 000000001843-01-01-00001843Whig3 Henry Lotz 000000001843-01-01-00001843 000000001844-01-01-00001844Whig4 John M. Wallace 000000001844-01-01-00001844 000000001845-01-01-00001845Whig5 Huxford, Merchant W.Merchant W
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George W. Wood
George W. Wood
George W. Wood
(1808–1871) was an American politician and newspaperman. He was elected as the first mayor of Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1840. He served only 16 months before resigning on July 5, 1841. He continued in later life as a newspaperman in the Fort Wayne area.Contents1 Early life 2 Newspaper Life 3 Brief Political Career 4 Continuing newspaper life 5 ReferencesEarly life[edit] Wood was born in 1808 in New York state. He studied law,[3] but then moved to Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
in 1834 and then to the backcountry pioneer village of Fort Wayne in 1836. Newspaper Life[edit] Rather than being a lawyer, Wood joined with Thomas Tigar to work on the Fort Wayne Sentinel which was founded in 1833
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George Warren Wood
George Warren Wood
George Warren Wood
(known professionally as George W. Wood) (1814-1901[1]) was a Presbyterian Minister and missionary who became the secretary of the Congregationalist American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions. He was an early missionary to Armenia
Armenia
under Cyrus Hamlin. His son, also named George Warren Wood, was also a Presbyterian reverend and missionary. G. W. Wood Jr
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