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Averky Aristov

Averky Borisovich Aristov was a Soviet politician and diplomat. Born at Krasny Yar in Astrakhan Governorate, he was the son of a fisherman, working for a fishery during 1912 - 1919. In 1919 he joined the Komsomol and 1921 he became a member of the Bolshevik Party, he was a member of the Politburo of the CPSU Central Committee from 1952 until 1953 and from 1957 until 1961. Dismissed from the Politburo in 1961, he became ambassador to Austria, he was buried at the Novodevichy Moscow. Politics of the Soviet Union Michel Tatu: Macht und Ohnmacht im Kreml, Edition Grasset and Ullstein, 1967 and 1968, Paris and Frankfurt/M Merle Fainsod: Wie Russland regiert wird. 02. 1961 out Open Society Archives – OSA

Mayor of Red Bank, New Jersey

Red Bank, New Jersey is governed under the borough form of New Jersey municipal government. The governing body consists of a Mayor and a Borough Council comprising six council members, with all positions elected at-large on a partisan basis as part of the November general election. A Mayor is elected directly by the voters to a four-year term of office; the Borough Council consists of six members elected to serve three-year terms on a staggered basis, with two seats coming up for election each year in a three-year cycle. The Borough form of government used by Red Bank, the most common system used in the state, is a "weak mayor / strong council" government in which council members act as the legislative body with the mayor presiding at meetings and voting only in the event of a tie; the mayor can veto ordinances subject to an override by a two-thirds majority vote of the council. The mayor makes committee and liaison assignments for council members, most appointments are made by the mayor with the advice and consent of the council.

Pasquale Menna 2006-present. His current term ends December 31, 2018. Edward J. McKenna, Jr. 1991 to 2006. Michael Arnone 1979 to 1990. Daniel Joseph O'Hern 1969 to 1978, he was a former Associate Justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court, where he served from August 6, 1981 until his retirement on his 70th birthday. John P. Arnone 1967 to 1968. Benedict R. Nicosia 1961 to 1966. George A. Gray 1957-1960 Katharine Elkus White 1951 to 1956, she was a Democratic Party politician and diplomat, who served as chairwoman of the New Jersey Highway Authority from 1955 to 1964. She served as the United States Ambassador to Denmark from 1964 to 1968. Charles R. English, 1931-1950. O. E. Davis, c. 1903

Sony Xperia XA1 Plus

The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus is an Android touchscreen smartphone developed by Sony Mobile. It was released in August, 2017, it is equipped with Android 7.0, a 3430 mAh battery, a 5.5 in display, a 23 MP main camera. The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus has a 5.5 in Full HD 1080p display. The phone is has a MediaTek helio P20 Octa Core 64bit CPU and a Mali-T880MP2 GPU, it comes with 3/4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It can be expanded via microSDXC, up to 256GB additional storage; the phone measures 155x75x8.7mm. It comes with Quick Charging; the Sony Xperia XA1 Plus is equipped with an impressive 23MP back facing camera, complemented by an 8MP forward facing camera. The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus comes standard with Android 7.0, but is upgradable to Android 8.0. The Sony Xperia XA1 Plus was was available October of the same year. Sony Mobile Communications Inc. Sony Xperia

55th New York State Legislature

The 55th New York State Legislature, consisting of the New York State Senate and the New York State Assembly, met from January 3 to July 2, 1832, during the fourth year of Enos T. Throop's governorship, in Albany. Under the provisions of the New York Constitution of 1821, 32 Senators were elected on general tickets in eight senatorial districts for four-year terms, they were divided into four classes, every year eight Senate seats came up for election. Assemblymen were elected countywide on general tickets to a one-year term, the whole Assembly being renewed annually. Canal Commissioner Henry Seymour resigned in May 1831. Gov. Throop appointed Jonas Earll. At this time, there were three political parties: the Jacksonian Democrats, the Anti-Masons, the National Republicans; the State election was held from November 7 to 9, 1831. Harman B. Cropsey, Allan Macdonald, Josiah Fisk, Robert Lansing, Jehiel H. Halsey. Birdsall was an Anti-Mason, the other seven were Jacksonians; the Legislature met for the regular session at the Old State Capitol in Albany on January 3, 1832.

Charles L. Livingston was elected Speaker. On January 9, the Legislature upheld Gov. Throop's recess appointment, electing Jonas Earll, Jr. as Canal Commissioner. On February 6, the Legislature re-elected Secretary of State Azariah C. Flagg, State Comptroller Silas Wright, Jr. State Treasurer Abraham Keyser, Jr. Attorney General Greene C. Bronson and Surveyor General Simeon De Witt; the Anti-Masonic state convention met on June 21, nominated again Assemblyman Francis Granger for Governor and Samuel Stevens, of New York City, for Lieutenant Governor. They nominated a full ticket of presidential electors composed of some supporters of William Wirt, some of Henry Clay, but not pledged to any candidate; the Legislature met for a special session on June 21. This session was called to re-apportion the congressional districts, to direct sanitary measures concerning the cholera epidemic; the National Republican state convention met on July 26, Ambrose Spencer was Chairman. They endorsed Stevens, they endorsed the ticket of presidential electors nominated by the Anti-Masons, who—if they won the election—should vote for Henry Clay if this would help to defeat Jackson, otherwise for Wirt.

In effect, both parties were in the process of merging, becoming the Whig Party. The Jacksonian state convention met on September 19 at Herkimer, Samuel Young was Chairman, they nominated U. S. Senator William L. Marcy for Governor, Judge John Tracy for Lieutenant Governor; the First District consisted of Kings, New York, Queens and Suffolk counties. The Second District consisted of Delaware, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Westchester counties; the Third District consisted of Albany, Greene, Rensselaer and Schoharie counties. The Fourth District consisted of Clinton, Franklin, Montgomery, St. Lawrence, Saratoga and Washington counties; the Fifth District consisted of Herkimer, Lewis, Madison and Oswego counties. The Sixth District consisted of Broome, Cortland, Steuben and Tompkins counties; the Seventh District consisted of Cayuga, Ontario, Seneca and Yates counties. The Eighth District consisted of Allegany, Chautauqua, Genesee, Monroe and Orleans counties; the asterisk denotes members of the previous Legislature who continued in office as members of this Legislature.

John W. Edmonds, John G. McDowell and John Birdsall changed from the Assembly to the Senate. Clerk: John F. Bacon The asterisk denotes members of the previous Legislature who continued as members of this Legislature; the party affiliations follow the vote on the state officers on January 9 and February 6. Clerk: Francis Seger Sergeant-at-Arms: James D. Scollard Doorkeeper: Alonzo Crosby Assistant Doorkeeper: James Courter Oliver Scovil The New York Civil List compiled by Franklin Benjamin Hough The History of Political Parties in the State of New-York, from the Ratification of the Federal Constitution to 1840 by Jabez D. Hammond

Henry Arundell, 3rd Baron Arundell of Wardour

Henry Arundell, 3rd Baron Arundell of Wardour, PC was a Peer of England during the 17th century, the most famous of the Lords Arundell of Wardour. He served as Lord Privy Seal and Lord High Steward, was appointed to the Privy Council. During the Popish Plot he suffered a long period of imprisonment, although he was never brought to trial, he was baptised on 23 February 1607/8 at St Andrew, London. On the death of his father, mortally wounded at the Battle of Stratton, on 19 May 1643 he succeeded to his estates and to his titles, which included that of Count of the Holy Roman Empire. Throughout his life a devoted Roman Catholic, he fought like his father on the side of Charles I in the First English Civil War. In May 1643 the parliamentarians wrested his ancestral home Wardour Castle, in Wiltshire, from his mother Lady Blanche Arundell, defending it. In the following September Arundell laid siege to the castle and its new occupiers and fought in the re-taking from the rebels. By springing a mine and ruining the building, he dislodged the enemy under General Edmund Ludlow in March 1644 destroying it to prevent it being used as a fortress.

On 13 May 1652 he acted as one of the seconds of his brother-in-law Colonel Henry Compton, in a duel with George Brydges, 6th Baron Chandos. Compton was killed, a warrant was issued by the council of state to arrest Arundell with others who had taken part. On 17 May 1653 he was sentenced to be burned in the hand. In that year Arundell appears to have petitioned Oliver Cromwell for pardon, in 1656 to have received permission to take refuge in France. At the Restoration of Charles II, Arundell, on paying £35,000, was confirmed in all his family estates, many of, sold by the Commonwealth to Humphrey Weld, he regained possession of Wardour, but never had the money to properly rebuild it. On 7 March 1663 he was nominated and held the office of Master of the Horse to the Queen-Mother, Henrietta Maria. In January 1669 he was summoned by Charles II of England, with other Roman Catholic peers, to a secret council, was commissioned to proceed to France to inform Louis XIV of the English king's desire to be reconciled to Roman Catholicism, of his want of ready money.

In June 1669 Arundell returned with Louis's assent to the secret Treaty of Dover with Charles, signed in the following year. In 1678 Titus Oates and his associates announced that Arundell was a chief mover in the Popish Plot against Charles II, which they professed to have discovered. According to the evidence of these informers, attempts had been made by the Catholics of England, in league with Louis XIV, to raise an army of 50,000, to be placed under the command of Lord Arundell, William Herbert, 1st Earl of Powis, John Belasyse, 1st Baron Belasyse; some of the witnesses asserted that the Pope had issued a commission to Arundell to be Lord Chancellor as soon as the present ministers had been removed, that Arundell had for many years been employed in arranging the details of the plot. Between October 1678 and February 1684 he was imprisoned in the Tower of London, along with other "Popish" peers, on the accusation of Titus Oates; the charges were patently absurd: among other unlikely accusations, Arundell was alleged to have conspired with his fellow Catholic peer, William Howard, 1st Viscount Stafford although it was common knowledge that following a bitter quarrel they had not spoken to each other for 25 years.

Far from having any motive to kill the King, both were well aware of how much they had gained from his policy of religious tolerance. As Stafford sensibly remarked, simple self-interest dictated that the Catholic peerage should remain loyal to Charles ll, who in his years was an all but open Catholic himself: "we have no interest but to be quiet". Arundell was friendly with Lord Belasyse, who like Arundell suffered a term of imprisonment as a supposed Plotter, with the civil servant Edward Colman, an ardent Catholic, executed for his supposed part in the Plot in December 1678, but there is no reason to think that there was anything sinister about these friendships. During his imprisonment in 1679 Arundell wrote five short religious poems, published in a single folio sheet in 1679, reissued in A Collection of Eighty-six Loyal Poems in 1685. After the death of Charles II, his successor, James II, admitted Arundell, although he was a Roman Catholic, to the Privy Council, to which he was admitted on 17 July/August 1686, appointed him Keeper of the Privy Seal or Lord Privy Seal in place of Lord Clarendon on 11 March 1686/87, office he held.

By royal dispensation he was relieved of the necessity of taking the customary oaths on accepting office. In the following June Arundell presented an address to the King on behalf of the Roman Catholics, thanking him for the Declaration of Indulgence, he received, on 24 June 1687, a bounty of £250 from the king for secret service. In 1688 he was one of the five Lords to whom King James II committed the administration of his affairs. On the abdication of James, Arundell retired to his house at Breamore and took no further part in public life, he died at Breamore on 28 December 1694, at the age of eighty-eight. He was buried with his ancestors at Wiltshire, he was a noted gambler and sportsman, kept at Breamore a celebrated pack of hounds, which became the property of the Earl of Castlehaven, subsequently of Hugo Meynell. From them the Quorn Hunt's pack is descended, he was the only son of Thomas Arund


Joseph Wayne McVey IV, better known by his stage names Z-Ro and The Mo City Don, is an American rapper and record producer from Houston, Texas. He was named one of America's most underrated rappers by The New York Times in 2007. Z-RO was born Joseph Wayne McVey IV in Houston's South Park neighborhood on January 19, 1977. At age six his mother died, he was shuttled from household to household in search of stability settling in the Ridgemont area, a middle-class suburb in Missouri City in Southwest Houston; when Z-Ro reached his late teens he was unemployed and resorted to drug dealing and hustling on the streets. According to Z-Ro, listening to the music of 2Pac, Geto Boys, Street Military, K-Rino and Klondike Kat inspired him to work harder for his goal of leaving the streets. Z-Ro discovered his talent of freestyle rapping and after going through a couple of recording studios to make a demo, the CEO of a local label discovered and signed him. Z-Ro released his critically acclaimed Rap-a-Lot debut titled The Life of Joseph W. McVey.

The record helped expand Z-Ro's and Bobby Craig's fan base beyond the South. In 2005, Z-Ro released Let the Truth Be Told, well received. Z-Ro's 2006 album I'm Still Livin' was released while he was imprisoned for drug possession, to positive reviews, it was called "a great album... powerful" but "relentlessly bleak" by The Village Voice and "one of the best rap albums to come out of Houston" by the Houston Chronicle. In 2010 he released the album titled Heroin, followed by an album titled Meth in 2011 and Angel Dust in 2012. Z-Ro released his first EP under The Mo City Don titled Tripolar on August 25, 2013 via One Deep Ent. Z-Ro followed up with The Crown in June 2014. In February 2015, Z-Ro released his first proper studio album in three years, titled Melting the Crown. In 2016, Z-Ro released Drankin & Drivin in August and Legendary in November under his label One Deep Entertainment. On July 26, 2017, Z-Ro was arrested after his ex-girlfriend, Just Brittany, accused him of beating her three months earlier.

Z-Ro told the media that Brittany was using this accusation to get more publicity for herself as she is appearing in a reality show on television. On October 10, a grand jury dropped the felony charges; the next day, the Harris County, district attorney filed misdemeanor charges against Z-Ro on the same alleged incident