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1872 United States presidential election

The 1872 United States presidential election was the 22nd quadrennial presidential election, held on Tuesday, November 5, 1872. Despite a split in the Republican Party, incumbent President Ulysses S. Grant defeated Liberal Republican nominee Horace Greeley; the election is notable for being the only presidential election in which a major party nominee died during the election process. Grant was unanimously re-nominated at the 1872 Republican National Convention, but his intra-party opponents organized the Liberal Republican Party and held their own convention; the 1872 Liberal Republican convention nominated Greeley, a New York newspaper publisher, wrote a platform calling for civil service reform and an end to Reconstruction. Democratic Party leaders believed that their only hope of defeating Grant was to unite around Greeley, the 1872 Democratic National Convention nominated the Liberal Republican ticket. Despite the union between the Liberal Republicans and Democrats, Greeley proved to be an ineffective campaigner and Grant remained popular.

Grant decisively won re-election, carrying 31 of the 37 states, including several Southern states that would not again vote Republican until the 20th century. Grant would be the last incumbent to win a second term until William McKinley's victory in the 1900 presidential election, his popular vote margin of 11.8% was the largest margin between 1852 and 1904. On November 29, 1872, after the popular vote was counted, but before the Electoral College cast its votes, Greeley died; as a result, electors committed to Greeley voted for four different candidates for president and eight different candidates for vice president. It was the last instance until the 2016 presidential election in which more than one presidential elector voted for a candidate to whom they were not pledged. At the 1872 Republican National Convention the Republicans nominated President Ulysses S. Grant for re-election, but nominated Senator Henry Wilson from Massachusetts for vice-president instead of the incumbent Schuyler Colfax, implicated in the Credit Mobilier scandal.

Others, who had grown weary of the corruption of the Grant administration, bolted to form the Liberal Republican Party. In the hope of defeating Grant, the Democratic party endorsed the nominees of the Liberal Republican Party. An influential group of dissident Republicans split from the party to form the Liberal Republican Party in 1870. At the party's only national convention, held in Cincinnati in 1872, New York Tribune editor and former representative Horace Greeley was nominated for president on the sixth ballot, defeating Charles Francis Adams. Missouri Governor Benjamin Gratz Brown was nominated for vice-president on the second ballot; the 1872 Democratic National Convention met in Baltimore, Maryland, on July 9–10. Because of its strong desire to defeat Ulysses S. Grant, the Democratic Party nominated the Liberal Republicans' Greeley/Brown ticket and adopted their platform. Greeley received 686 of the 732 delegate votes cast, while Brown received 713. Accepting the Liberal platform meant the Democrats had accepted the New Departure strategy, which rejected the anti-Reconstruction platform of 1868.

They realized. They realized they would only split the anti-Grant vote if they nominated a candidate other than Greeley. However, Greeley's long reputation as the most aggressive antagonist of the Democratic party, its principles, its leadership, its activists cooled Democrats' enthusiasm for the nominee; some Democrats were worried that backing Greeley would bring the party to extinction, much like the moribund Whig Party had been doomed by endorsing the Know Nothing candidacy of Millard Fillmore in 1856, though others felt that the Democrats were in a much stronger position on a regional level than the Whigs had been at the time of their demise, predicted that the Liberal Republicans would not be viable in the long-term due to their lack of distinctive positions compared to the main Republican Party. A sizable minority led by James A. Bayard sought to act independently of the Liberal Republican ticket, but the bulk of the party agreed to endorse Greeley's candidacy; the convention, which lasted only six hours stretched over two days, is the shortest major political party convention in history.

The Liberal Republican Party fused with the Democratic Party in all states except for Louisiana and Texas. In states where Republicans were stronger, the Liberal Republicans fielded a majority of the joint slate of candidates for lower offices. In many states, such as Ohio, each party nominated half of a joint slate of candidates. Reluctant Democratic leaders like Thomas F. Bayard came to support Greeley. Presidential Candidates: The Labor Reform Party had only been organized in 1870, with its first National Convention meeting held in St. Louis, Missouri, on February 22, 1872. There was a fair amount of discussion as to whether the party should nominate anyone for the presidency at that time, or if they should wait at least for the Liberal Republicans to nominate their own ticket first; every motion to that effect lost, a number of ballots were taken that resulted in the nomination of David Davis, the frontrunner for the Liberal Republican nomination at that time. Joel Parker, the Governor of New Jersey, was nominated for vice-president.

While Davis did not decline the nomination of the Labor Reform party, he decided to hinge his campaign in large part on the success of attaining the Liberal Republican nomination, so that he might at least have their resources behind him. After their convention, in which

Family of David Cameron

Relatives of the former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, David Cameron, include members of the British royal family and aristocracy as well as numerous others who pursued careers in the law and finance. David Cameron is the younger son of stockbroker Ian Donald Cameron and his wife Mary Fleur, a retired Justice of the Peace and second daughter of Sir William Mount. Cameron's father, was born with both legs deformed and underwent repeated operations to correct them. Cameron's parents were married in 1962, he was born in London, brought up in Peasemore, Berkshire. His father was born at Blairmore House near Huntly and died near Toulon in France on 8 September 2010. According to the Feminist Times, as a magistrate, Mary Cameron imposed prison sentences for anti-nuclear weapons protests at the Greenham Common Women's Peace Camp, he has an elder brother, Alexander Cameron QC, two sisters, Tania Rachel and Clare Louise. Blairmore House, the birthplace of Ian Cameron, was built by his great-grandfather, Alexander Geddes, who had made a fortune in Chicago trading in grain and returned to Scotland in the 1880s.

David Cameron has no aristocratic titles. However, he has several distant connections to the aristocracy. Cameron descends from King William IV and his mistress Dorothea Jordan through their illegitimate daughter Lady Elizabeth FitzClarence to the fifth female generation Enid Agnes Maud Levita, his father's maternal grandmother, Stephanie Levita, was the daughter of Sir Alfred Cooper and Lady Agnes Duff and a sister of Duff Cooper, 1st Viscount Norwich, the Conservative statesman and author. His paternal grandmother, Enid Levita, who married secondly in 1961 the Hon. Robert Watson, was the daughter of Arthur Levita and niece of Sir Cecil Levita, chairman of London County Council in 1928. Through Lord Manton's family, Cameron is a kinsman of the 3rd Baron Hesketh, Conservative Lords Chief Whip 1991–93. Cameron's maternal grandfather was Sir William Mount Bt TD DL, a British Army officer and the High Sheriff of Berkshire, Cameron's maternal great-grandfather was Sir William Mount Bt CBE, Conservative MP for Newbury 1910–1922.

Lady Ida Feilding, Cameron's great-great grandmother, was third daughter of William Feilding, Earl of Denbigh and Desmond GCH PC, a courtier and Gentleman of the Bedchamber. David Cameron is 9th great-grandson of Sir Edmund Sawyer, Auditor of the Exchequer and father of Sir Robert Sawyer MP, of Highclere, who served as Attorney-General during the reign of King James I and a noted barrister of his era, whose courtroom skills were commended by Samuel Pepys. General Sir James Duff, an army officer and MP for Banffshire in Scotland during the late 1700s who owned 202 slaves, is Cameron's first cousin six times removed. David Cameron's forebears have a long history in finance, his father Ian was senior partner of the stockbrokers Panmure Gordon & Co. in which firm partnerships had long been held by Cameron's ancestors, including his grandfather and great-grandfather, was a director of estate agent John D. Wood, his great-great grandfather Emile Levita, a German Jewish financier who obtained British citizenship in 1871, was the director of the Chartered Bank of India and China which became Standard Chartered Bank in 1969.

One of Emile's sons, Arthur Levita, was a stockbroker. Sir Ewen Cameron, another great-great-grandfather, was London chairman of the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank. Great-grandfather, Ewen Allan Cameron, was partner of Panmure Gordon stockbrokers and served on the Corporation of Foreign Bondholders, the Committee for Chinese Bondholders. In 1982, Ian Cameron was involved in creating Panamanian Blairmore Holdings, an offshore investment fund, valued around $20 million in 1988; this investment fund used controversial bearer shares until 2006. Ian Cameron was named in the Panama Papers, documents leaked in April 2016 from the Panama-based legal and business services company Mossack Fonseca. Cameron is a nephew of Sir William Dugdale, brother-in-law of Katherine, Lady Dugdale, chairman of Aston Villa Football Club. Birmingham-born documentary filmmaker Joshua Dugdale is his cousin. Cameron's other notable relations include Adam Hart-Davis, Duff Hart-Davis, Ferdinand Mount, John Julius Norwich, Boris Johnson, the current Prime Minister of the U.

K. Jo Johnson, a Conservative MP for Orpington, Rachel Johnson. Wargs ancestry site

Blake Anderson

Blake Raymond Anderson is an American actor, producer and fashion designer. He is best known for co-creating the Comedy Central series Workaholics. Anderson was born in Sacramento County, California, on March 2, 1984, he attended Clayton Valley High School in California. He moved to Los Angeles to work with improvisational comedy troupes such as The Groundlings and Upright Citizens Brigade. While working as a pizza delivery driver, he attended Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, where he met future co-star Adam DeVine. In 2006, Anderson formed the sketch comedy group Mail Order Comedy with Anders Holm, Adam DeVine, Kyle Newacheck, he appeared on several episodes of the Fox show Traffic Light and has had small cameos in an episode of HBO's Entourage. He was in National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus and an episode of the Fox show House, he has appeared on many YouTube shows such as Mail Order Dungeon of the Nutsack. He starred on the Comedy Central show Workaholics between 2011 and 2017.

He has had roles on Community, Arrested Development, Loiter Squad. He tours the country to perform his stand-up comedy. In June 2016 it was announced that Anderson, Devine and Newacheck are working on a film with Seth Rogen as producer. In 2019, it was announced that Anderson and Adam DeVine would voice characters for an animated series based on the popular underground comic The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers. In 2013 he co-created the fashion line Teenage with Rachael Finley. Anderson is an avid fan of the hip-hop music scene in the East Bay area, noting Lil B as one of his favorite performers, he is a Golden State Warriors and Oakland Athletics fan. On December 17, 2011, Anderson required surgery after fracturing his spine during a house party by jumping from his roof onto a beer pong table. On September 7, 2012, Anderson married Rachael Finley, they have one daughter, Mars Ilah Anderson, born in 2014. The couple divorced in 2017." Official website of Mail Order Comedy Blake Anderson on IMDb

List of ambassadors of Australia to the Association of South East Asian Nations

The Ambassador of Australia to the Association of South East Asian Nations is an officer of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the head of the delegation of the Commonwealth of Australia to the Association of South East Asian Nations in Jakarta, Indonesia. Australia has been in involved with ASEAN since 1974, when it became the first Dialogue Partner to ASEAN, with involvement in the East Asia Summit and the ASEAN Regional Forum; the position has the rank and status of an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary and the present representative is the first resident Ambassador to ASEAN. However the position has existed since September 2008 when an Ambassador resident in Canberra was appointed by Foreign Minister Stephen Smith: "The decision to appoint an Ambassador to ASEAN underscores the importance Australia attaches to ASEAN and our desire to extend Australia's engagement and cooperation with ASEAN and its member nations." The ability for Dialogue partners to appoint Ambassadors to ASEAN only became possible after the completion of the new ASEAN Charter, signed in November 2007 and became effective in December 2008.

Australian Embassy, Jakarta

What Do I Care

"What Do I Care" is a song written and recorded by Johnny Cash. It was issued on his first Columbia Records single, released between September and November 1958."What Do I Care" reached number 52 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number 7 on the Billboard country chart, while "All Over Again" made it to number 38 and number 4, respectively. "What Do I Care" represents a strong piece of philosophical wisdom from Cash. "What do I care if I never have much money, sometimes my table looks a little bare / Anything that I may missis made up for each time we kiss, you love me and I love you so what do I care." It's an inspired ballad and Johnny's future protégés the Statler Brothers would record a fine version of the song for their 1974 Mercury Records album Carry Me Back

Ranee Jayamaha

Ranee Jayamaha is the former chairperson of Hatton National Bank Plc. In addition, she is an Advisor to the President of Sri Lanka in Banking and a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. Jayamaha was born in Colombo, Sri Lanka and received a BA in Banking from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 1970, a Masters in Economics from the University of Stirling, UK in 1976 and a PhD in Monetary Economics from the University of Bradford, UK in 1989, she joined the Central Bank of Sri Lanka upon graduation and rose to the rank of Deputy Governor in 2004. She retired from the Central Bank in 2009 and was subsequently appointed chairperson of the Hatton National Bank, one of the largest private banks in Sri Lanka. In November 2012, the University of Stirling recognized Jayamaha with the degree of Doctor of the University in recognition of her career as one of the University's first masters graduates in economics and as a person of distinction in the fields of Economics and Public Affairs.

From 2004 until her retirement in 2009, Jayamaha was deputy governor in charge of financial system stability of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka. She has over 40 years of experience in the fields of economics, finance, payment systems and administration, having held a number of positions at the Central Bank and other international institutions. During her tenure as the deputy governor of the Central Bank, she served as chairperson of:== The Financial Stability Committee of the Bank The Credit Information Bureau of Sri Lanka The National Payments Council Legal Forum SAARC Payment Council Safeguard Assessment Committee of the BankJayamaha has published a book, The Money Pipeline, which focuses on national payment systems with an emphasis on payment systems in Asia Sri Lanka. Secretary to the Presidential Commission on Finance & Banking Advisor to the Financial Sector Reform Committee, Ministry of Finance Special Advisor, Commonwealth Secretariat, London, UK Member of the Global Payments Forum Member of the Advisory Panel of G-8 Remittances Working Group Member of the Expert Panel of Safeguard Assessment Policy Review 2010, IMF Assert Award of the British Council Outstanding Service Award by the Central Bank of Sri Lanka Outstanding Contribution to the Banking Industry Award by the Association of Professional Bankers, Sri Lanka She is married to Lal.