Archive for Biography
So far, seven out of the fifteen positions, all of whom require Senate approval, have been selected; other Cabinet positions have candidates being interviewed. The president-elect has also tapped other advisers who do not need Senate confirmation. The updated list is here.
The HBC is a unique enterprise, spanning the centuries until the present day. At times, it was an entity unto itself, almost a sovereign country. Being a business, detailed records were kept, among them biographies of its employees. Where possible, these records include parish of birth, birth date, death date, appointments, positions and postings, date of entering service, names of wife/wives and child(ren), and annotations if available. Additional information (including by-laws, correspondence, and other primary source material) on the company can be found here; maps of its numerous posts can also be consulted online. The Dictionary of Canadian Biography presents fuller life stories on some of these HBC worthies.
There are thirty-eight athletes from New Jersey at this year’s summer games; biographical profiles on eight of them are online. Pictures and brief profiles of all of them can be accessed online as well.
The lists are here with each person being profiled in a short biography/tribute.
This contains a profile, district description, office address, chief of staff of every Congressperson. In addition, biographies of Federal justices and descriptions of non-Congressional offices, and committee assignments are also included.