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Henry Marshall Tory

Henry Marshall Tory was the first president of the University of Alberta, the first president of the Khaki University, the first president of the National Research Council, the first president of Carleton College. His brother was Lieutenant Governor of Nova Scotia. Awarded one of McGill University's earliest doctoral degrees in science, Tory did not himself become a researcher but was the principal founder of several universities – University of British Columbia, University of Alberta and Carleton University – and of the Alberta Research Council and the National Research Council. Born on a farm near Guysborough, in Guysborough County, Nova Scotia, his mother was a major factor in his educational ambition. At 22, he registered for Honours Mathematics and Physics in 1886 at McGill University and received an Honours B. A. with gold medal in 1890, despite his mother's desire for him to attend Mount Allison University to study Arts and Theology. After graduating, he studied theology and received a B.

D. from Wesleyan College, affiliated with McGill. He spent the next two years preaching at a church. In 1893, he married Annie Gertrude Frost of Knowlton, who has never had any mentions outside of being a good hostess. Tory became a lecturer in mathematics at McGill University in 1893, he received an M. A. in Mathematics in 1896. He received a D. Sc. degree in 1903 and was promoted to associate professor of mathematics. In 1906, he set up the McGill University College of British Columbia, absorbed into the University of British Columbia in 1915. From 1908 to 1929, he was the first President of the University of Alberta. During World War I, Tory somewhat reluctantly, became a Colonel in the Canadian Forces in 1916. After a tour of the front lines in France, he returned to England and proceeded to set up and run what came to be known as the Khaki University, enrolling over 50,000 Canadian student soldiers by the end of the Great War. Tory resumed his position as President of the University of Alberta.

Nearing retirement, on June 1, 1928, he accepted an appointment as the first President of the Council and Chief Executive Officer of the National Research Laboratories. From 1939 to 1940, he was president of the Royal Society of Canada, just after his wife's death in 1938. From 1942 until his death in 1947, he was the first president of Carleton College; the Henry Marshall Tory Building and the Tory Theatre at the University of Alberta were named in his honour, as was the Tory Building at Carleton University. The Henry Marshall Tory Medal at the University of British Columbia was established in 1941. William Hardy Alexander, The University of Alberta: A Retrospect 1908-1929 Walter Johns, History of the University of Alberta John Macdonald, The History of the University of Alberta, 1908-1958 Scott Rollans Echoes in the Halls: An Unofficial History of the University of Alberta Ellen Schoeck, I Was There: A Century of Alumni Stories about the University of Alberta, 1906–2006 William C. Gibson Wesbrook & Tim Fitzharris.

The University of British Columbia – A Souvenir.. H. Blair Neatby Creating Carleton: The Shaping of a University Paul Axelrod Scholars and Dollars: Politics and the Universities of Ontario 1945-1980 Henry Marshall Tory at The Canadian Encyclopedia University of Alberta biography Henry Marshall Tory Fonds

Jeff Salazar

Jeffrey Dewan Salazar is an American professional baseball former outfielder and current coach. He is the assistant hitting coach for the Colorado Rockies of Major League Baseball, he has played in MLB for Colorado, Arizona Diamondbacks, Pittsburgh Pirates. Salazar was claimed off waivers by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the Colorado Rockies on March 28, 2007, he was recalled by the Diamondbacks on July 6, 2007, after struggling outfielder Carlos Quentin was sent down. Salazar was batting.301 with eight home runs and 50 RBI with the Triple-A Tucson Sidewinders at the time of his recall. Salazar was non-tendered following the 2008 season, became a free agent, he signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates on December 22, 2008. In October 2009 Salazar was granted free agency. On January 15, 2010, Salazar signed a minor league contract with the Baltimore Orioles with an invite to spring training. Salazar became a free agent. Salazar signed a minor league contract with the Colorado Rockies on December 23, 2010.

On February 14, 2012, Salazar signed a minor league contract with the Tampa Bay Rays with an invite to spring training. He was released during the All-Star Break on July 10. Following his playing career, Salazar served as a hitting coach for Santa Barbara High School. Salazar was hired by the Colorado Rockies, served as the Hartford Yard Goats hitting coach in 2015 and 2016. Salazar was promoted to assistant hitting coach for the Rockies prior to the 2017 season. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference, or Retrosheet Jeff Salazar on Twitter

Big Creek Township, Russell County, Kansas

Big Creek Township is a township in Russell County, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, it had a population of 479; the center of Big Creek Township is located at 38°52′16″N 98°59′02″W at an elevation of 1,890 feet. The township lies in the Smoky Hills region of the Great Plains. Big Creek, a tributary of the Smoky Hill River and the township's namesake, flows windingly east through the southern part of the township. Walker Creek, a tributary of Big Creek, runs southeast through the southern half of the township to its confluence with Big Creek. Another tributary of the Smoky Hill, Fossil Creek, has its source in east-central Big Creek Township. Salt Creek, a tributary of the Saline River, flows east through the northern part of the township. According to the United States Census Bureau, Big Creek Township occupies an area of 71.85 square miles of which 71.83 square miles is land and 0.02 square miles is water. Located in west-central Russell County, it includes the city of Gorham, located in the west-central part of the township, it borders Paradise Township to the north and Grant Townships to the east, Lincoln Township to the southeast, Winterset Township to the south, Ellis County's Victoria and Herzog Townships to the west.

As of the 2010 census, there were 479 people, 211 households, 149 families residing in the township. The population density was 6.7 people per square mile. There were 242 housing units at an average density of 3.4 per square mile. The racial makeup of the township was 99.2% White, 0.2% Native American, 0.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.2% of the population. There were 211 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 58.8% were married couples living together, 3.3% had a male householder with no wife present, 8.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.4% were non-families. 27.0% of all households were made up of individuals, 9.4% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27, the average family size was 2.70. In the township, the population was spread out with 22.1% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 25.3% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, 16.5% who were 65 years of age or older.

The median age was 41.5 years. For every 100 females, there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.4 males age 18 and over. Big Creek Township lies within Russell County Schools. Interstate 70 and U. S. Route 40 run concurrently east–west through Big Creek Township, interchanging with 176th Street, a paved north–south county road, one mile south of Gorham; the former alignment of U. S. 40 runs broadly east–west through Gorham and the township, connecting to a network of unpaved county roads laid out in a rough grid pattern. Another paved north–south road, Gorham-Fairport Road, runs north from old U. S. 40 one mile east of Gorham. The Kansas Pacific line of the Union Pacific Railroad runs through the township parallel to the old alignment of U. S. 40