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John L. Lewis

A 20th-century American union organizer. He served as president of the United Mine Workers of America and was instrumental in founding the Congress of Industrial Organizations. He fought for higher wages for coal workers and other industrial employees in the United States. He lived from 1880 to 1969.
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The City team made a positive start with an overall 19-3 lead at six ends after Roger Moore, Richard Lewis, John Simmons and Steve Taylor had got off to a flyer with six winning ends of 1, 1, 1, 1, 2, 5 to lead 11-0 against D Wheeler and partners, and Greg Sampson, Geoff Roberts, Bill Blakemore and Ernie Over had won four of their first six ends with two trebles and two singles - against a two and single - to lead 8-3 against E Josh's rink.
DR MEREDYDD EVANS, THE REVEREND GUTO PRYS AP GWYNFOR, ARCHBISHOP BARRY MORGAN, PROFESSOR PRYS MORGAN, ARCHDRUID T JAMES JONES, PROFESSOR RICHARD WYN JONES, EMYR LEWIS, GWION LEWIS, BETI GEORGE, JOHN ELFED JONES, THE REVEREND MEIRION EVANS, GILLIAN CLARKE, FATHER SEAMUS CUNNANE, SION EIRIAN, LLIO RHYDDERCH, RACHEL TREZISE, IWAN BALA, MARY LLOYD JONES, GERALLT LLOYD OWEN, GWYNETH LEWIS, JOHN OGWEN, IOLA GREGORY, PROFESSOR PEREDUR LYNCH, PROFESSOR JOHN ROWLANDS, IDRIS REYNOLDS, DR SIMON BROOKS, MAUREEN RHYS, NED THOMAS, PROFESSOR GERAINT H.
The 500ms print regatta on day two saw Llandaff's Russell Bailey, Dan Humphrey, Leon Lloyd, Paul Bradshaw, Huw Lewis, John McTeague, Martin Lunn, Neil Watts and cox Jack Evans take the Blue Riband eights event by a length from Bewdley.
In The Frame: Phil Taylor (pictured), Raymond van Barneveld, James Wade, Terry Jenkins, Peter Manley, Adrian Lewis, John Part, Wayne Mardle.
With the bunch being driven hard by Malcolm Lewis, John Cann (Barnesbury CC) and Colin Humphrey (Gosforth RC) the two leaders were pulled back within a lap.
Dow pointed out that within a five-year period, four Epsom-based trainers with "sizeable" strings - Geoff Lewis, John Sutcliffe, Reg Akehurst and John Benstead - handed in their licences, and that many of their owners stopped sending horses to the town.
Moseley's roll of coaches, since the game went pro, reads: Alex Keay, Barrie Corless, Mark Anscombe, Allan Lewis, John White and Derek Nutt.
Some beautiful sounds come from the pens of Geraint Lewis, John Metcalf, John Pickard and Grace Williams, and there is fine Boogie Woogie from Karl Jenkins.
Camera (color), Steve Cosens; editor, Vesta Slivanovic; music, Ron Sexsmith, Kurt Swinghammer; production designers, Rick Gilbert, Lea Carlson; set decorator, Jeff Tutt; costume designer, Sally Lee; casting, Jenny Lewis, John Buchan.
Bush, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Congressman John Lewis, John H.
Played at the neutral venue of Peterborough BC, the match was delicately poised when, after Greg Sampson, Geoff Roberts, Bill Blakemore and Ernie Over had won 26-11 against T Palmer, C Hipperson, P Chapman and J George and Roger Moore, Richard Lewis, John Bale and Steve Taylor were trailing 28-16 at 20 ends against B Hopcroft, K Whiehead, A Whitehead and C Brown, the overall score was 42-39 in Coventry's favour when the Taylor quartet began their final end.
Butchers' Lambs Judging: 1, Carmarthenshire - Arwel Jones, Aled Johnson, Rhydian Thomas and Rhys Jones; 2, Shropshire - Chris Paddock, Richard Williams, David Jones and Chris Potter; 3, Montgomery - Gail Lewis, John Roberts, Iwan Vaughan and Daisy Davies.