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Richmond may refer to: Richmond Earl of Richmond Duke of Richmond Richmond C. Beatty, American academic and critic Richmond, New South Wales RAAF Base Richmond Richmond Woodlands Important Bird Area Richmond, Queensland Richmond, South Australia Richmond, Tasmania Richmond, Victoria Electoral district of Richmond City of Richmond Richmond, British Columbia, a city in Metro Vancouver Richmond Richmond, Alberta, a neighbourhood Richmond, Nova Scotia Richmond Richmond Richmond, Ontario, a community now part of the city of Ottawa Richmond, Prince Edward Island Richmond, Quebec Richmond Schloss Richmond, a castle in Brunswick Richmond, North Tipperary Richmond Park, Dublin Richmond, Jamaica Richmond, New Zealand, a town Richmond, Christchurch suburb Richmond, Northern Cape Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal Richmond, London known as Shene, a town in Surrey and now in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames The London Borough of Richmond upon Thames, colloquially known as Richmond borough Richmond Hill, London The Museum of Richmond in Richmond, London Richmond Palace known as Shene Palace Richmond Park in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames Richmond, The American International University in London Municipal Borough of Richmond Richmond, 1918–1983 Richmond, North Yorkshire, a market town and the administrative centre of the district of Richmondshire Richmond Castle in Richmond, North Yorkshire Honour of Richmond, an English feudal barony in north-west Yorkshire Richmond, 1885–present Richmonds in the Wood, Essex Richmond, Sheffield, an area of Sheffield, South Yorkshire Richmond, Alabama Richmond, Arkansas Richmond, California Richmond District, San Francisco, California Richmond, Illinois Richmond, Indiana Richmond, Kansas Richmond, Kentucky Richmond, Louisiana Richmond, Maine Richmond, Maine, in the town of Richmond, Maine Richmond, Massachusetts Richmond, Michigan, in Macomb County New Richmond, Michigan, in Allegan County Richmond, Minnesota Richmond, Missouri Richmond, New Hampshire Richmond, New York, a town Richmond, Ohio Richmond, Oregon, a town Richmond, Oregon, a neighborhood Richmond, Rhode Island Richmond, Texas Richmond, Utah Richmond, Vermont Richmond, the state capital city University of Richmond Richmond, Shawano County, Wisconsin, a town Richmond, St. Croix County, Wisconsin, a town Richmond, Walworth County, Wisconsin, a town Richmond, Wisconsin, an unincorporated community Richmond Creek Richmond River, New South Wales, Australia Richmond River Richmond, wrecked in 1822 in the Sea of Java HMS Richmond, several ships in the British Navy USS Richmond, several ships in the United States Navy Confitería Richmond, a former tea room and literary café in Buenos Aires, Argentina Richmond, cars built in Richmond, United States Richmond Richmond Herald, in England, an officer of arms Richmond, a historic mansion built in 1810 Richemont Richmound, Saskatchewan Richmond Bridge Richmond College Richmond County Richmond Hill Richmond Park Richmond Station Richmond Times-Dispatch, a newspaper based in Richmond, Virginia Richmond Township New Richmond

West Hughes Humphreys

West Hughes Humphreys was the 3rd Attorney General of Tennessee and a United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee and the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee. He was impeached by the United States House of Representatives and convicted and removed from office by the United States Senate for supporting the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War. Born on August 26, 1806, in Montgomery County, Humphreys attended the law department of Transylvania University, failing to graduate due to ill health, read law in 1828, he entered private practice in Clarksville, Tennessee from 1828 to 1829. He continued private practice in Somerville, Tennessee from 1829 to 1839, he was a member of the Tennessee House of Representatives from 1835 to 1838. He was the 3rd Attorney General of Tennessee from 1839 to 1851, he was reporter for the Tennessee Supreme Court from 1839 to 1851.

He resumed private practice in Nashville, Tennessee from 1851 to 1853. Humphreys was nominated by President Franklin Pierce on March 24, 1853, to a joint seat on the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee and the United States District Court for the Western District of Tennessee vacated by Judge Morgan Welles Brown, he was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 26, 1853, received his commission the same day. His service terminated on June 1862, due to impeachment, conviction, and removal from office. Humphreys served as a Judge of the Confederate District Court for the District of Tennessee from 1861 to 1865. On May 19, 1862 the United States House of Representatives voted to impeach Humphreys on the following charges: publicly calling for secession, he was barred from holding office under the United States for life. He held his Confederate judgeship until the end of the Civil War. Following the end of the American Civil War, Humphreys resumed private practice in Nashville from 1866 to 1882.

In life, Humphreys argued for the prohibition of alcohol and wrote several books. He died on October 1882, in Nashville. Humphreys' father, Parry Wayne Humphreys, was a United States Representative from Tennessee. Humphreys was a member of South, he had a daughter, Annie Humphreys, who married John W. Morton, a captain in the Confederate States Army during the Civil War and the founder of the Nashville chapter of the Ku Klux Klan. Suggestions on the Subject of Bank Charters Some Suggestions on the Subject of Monopolies and Special Charters An Address on the Use of Alcoholic Liquors and the Consequences Robinson, William M. Justice in Grey: A History of the Judicial System of the Confederate States

David Terrell (fighter)

David Michael Terrell is a retired American professional mixed martial artist who competed in the UFC and Pancrase. Terrell is from Sacramento and was introduced to combat sports through wrestling, was an accomplished wrestler in high school, he began training in Brazilian jiu-jitsu when he was 19 years old, being interested in the martial art after watching several UFC fights on television. In his UFC debut, he scored a stunning knockout victory over top Middleweight Matt Lindland; the victory thrust Terrell into title contention, as his next fight was against Evan Tanner for the vacant UFC Middleweight Championship title in February 2005. Despite locking Tanner in a tight guillotine choke, Terrell lost the hold and lost the match by technical knockout in the first round. Plagued by recurring injuries, Terrell's next fight did not come until UFC 59 in April 2006, where Terrell submitted his opponent, Scott Smith, with a rear naked choke in the first round. Controversy surrounds the victory as the referee told the fighters to break before Terrell took Smith down.

Smith was appealing to the referee when Terrell was able to get Smith's back and apply a rear naked choke. Questionable officiating by referee Marco Lopez led Smith to file a complaint to the California State Athletic Commission. At UFC 62 he withdrew the bout due to a sinus infection; the fight with Okami was rescheduled to UFC 66, but Terrell again pulled out of the fight citing an elbow injury suffered during training. Despite an early report which claimed that Terrell was planning to move to Light Heavyweight, Terrell was scheduled to fight Ed Herman in a Middleweight contest at UFC 78 in November 2007. However, he was dropped from the card due to injury. Canadian Joe Doerksen took his place against Herman. On February 21, 2008 Terrell was released by the UFC. In early 2010 Terrell expressed his desire to continue fighting. List of male mixed martial artists Professional MMA record for David Terrell from Sherdog David Terrell at UFC

Sverre Helgesen

Sverre Helgesen was a Norwegian high jumper, sports official and journalist. He was died in Oslo, he represented the sports club Bodø og Omegns IF IK Tjalve after moving to Oslo. When Norwegian athletics was split in a bourgeois camp and a Workers' Confederation of Sports, Helgesen chose to move to the workers' club IF Rollo, his personal best jump was 1.91 metres, achieved in September 1925 in Moss. This was a Norwegian record at the time. At the 1924 Summer Olympics he finished eighth in the high jump final with a jump of 1.83 metres. He became Norwegian champion in 1926 with a tied championship record of 1.90 metres. He won national silver medals in 1924 and 1925. In the standing high jump he won a bronze medal in 1923, silver in 1928 and gold in 1924, 1925, 1926 and 1927. After joining the workers' movement he won the high jump at the 1928 Spartakiad. Besides active sports he was sports editor of Arbeiderbladet from 1928 to 1973, he was a board member of the Norwegian Athletics Association from 1945 through 1948.

He was a jury member for awarding the Egebergs Ærespris

List of rulers of Safavid Georgia

This is the list of individuals who ruled Safavid Georgia. The territory of the province was principally made up of the two subordinate eastern Georgian kingdoms of Kartli and Kakheti and parts of the Principality of Samtskhe; the city of Tiflis was its administrative center, the base of Safavid power in the province, the seat of the rulers of Kartli. It housed an important Safavid mint. Safavid rule was exercised through the approval or appointment of Georgian royals of the Bagrationi dynasty, at times converts to Shia Islam, as valis or khans; the eastern Georgian kingdoms had been subjected in the early 16th century, their rulers did not convert. Tiflis was garrisoned by an Iranian force as early as Ismail I's reign, but relations between the Georgians and Safavids at the time bore features of traditional vassalage. Davud Khan was the first Safavid-appointed ruler, whose placement on the throne of Kartli in 1562 marked the start of nearly two and a half centuries of Iranian political dominance over eastern Georgia.

Floor, Willem. Safavid Government Institutions. Costa Mesa, California: Mazda Publishers. ISBN 978-1568591353. Floor, Willem M.. Titles and Emoluments in Safavid Iran: A Third Manual of Safavid Administration, by Mirza Naqi Nasiri. Washington, D. C.: Mage Publishers. Pp. 1–324. ISBN 978-1933823232. Rayfield, Donald. Edge of Empires: A History of Georgia. Reaktion Books. ISBN 978-1780230702

1933 Lyttelton by-election

The Lyttelton by-election of 1933 was a by-election held during the 24th New Zealand Parliament in the Christchurch electorate of Lyttelton. It is notable for being won by Elizabeth McCombs of the New Zealand Labour Party, who became the first woman to be elected to the New Zealand Parliament; this by-election was therefore seen as a milestone in Women's suffrage in New Zealand. This by-election came about because of the death of James McCombs, Elizabeth McCombs's husband, he had held the electorate of Lyttelton since he won it in the Lyttelton by-election of 1913. He was therefore one of the earliest members of the Labour party to hold an electorate, he died of a heart attack on 2 August 1933. Despite the electorate of Lyttelton being held by Labour or its predecessor the Social Democrats since 1913, the electorate was seen as marginal as it had been won by just 32 votes at the 1931 general election. However, the Labour Party were confident of retaining the electorate as they pledged reforms that would help those affected by the Great Depression.

The Labour party chose to select Elizabeth McCombs, elected to the Christchurch City Council in 1921 and had stood for Labour in Kaiapoi and Christchurch North in the 1928 and the 1931 respectively. McCombs was unanimously selected as the Labour party candidate. Nine other women had stood for parliament in New Zealand since they had been allowed to in 1919, while women gained the right to vote in 1893, it was not uncommon for family members to take over parliamentary electorates upon the death of a family member. For example, Vincent Ward had taken over from his father Joseph in the Invercargill electorate in 1930; the United and Reform parties were at this stage in a coalition. The Christchurch executives unanimously suggested that Frederick W. Freeman be accepted as their candidate, he had been the Reform party candidate in the 1931 general election, losing by just 32 votes against James McCombs. Minister of Finance and Acting Prime Minister Gordon Coates as leader of Reform, the Minister of Lands, Alfred Ransom, on behalf of United, accepted the recommendation on behalf of the coalition and endorsed Freeman's selection.

Freeman was educated locally. After a term of legal work, he trained as a surveyor and became a civil engineer, he was a commissioner of the Waimakariri River Trust and an elected member of the Heathcote County Council. He had held leading positions with the Canterbury Automobile Association, the South Island Motor Union, had been a director for an insurance company. At the time of the by-election, he was an executive member of the Canterbury Progress League, a councillor for the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Arthur's Pass National Park Board. Edward L. Hills was described as the unknown factor prior to the by-election. A young man of considerable vitality, he was described as the best speaker of the three candidates, he was involved in trade unions in Christchurch and had been a member of the Labour Party, but he resigned on 1 August 1933 as the Woolston branch of Labour did not support his nomination for the selection ballot for the next general election. He thus contested the by-election as an Independent.

McCombs's campaign was dominated by the fact. She chose to address this issue head on by using "Vote the first woman to the New Zealand Parliament" as her campaign slogan. Although it appears that the major newspapers had few worries about electing a woman, many people did; the leader of the Labour Party, Harry Holland, attended some of the campaign meetings in support of McCombs. McCombs was received favourably at various meetings. Freeman received considerable support with his campaign from the coalition government. William Bodkin and Walter Broadfoot, United Party Members of Parliament representing the Otago Central and Waitomo electorates were both present and campaigning on Hills' behalf, they were not received favourably, though. One of Broadfoot's meetings in Lyttelton for women was attended by only five electors. A meeting in the Labour stronghold of Woolston was much better frequented, with 200 attendees busy interjecting him during his speech; that meeting was concluded with a formal thanks to the speaker, three cheers for McCombs.

Bodkin had a more orderly meeting in Cashmere. Freeman himself was well received. At a meeting in St Martins, he addressed an audience of 50. A motion was passed to record "thanks and confidence", an amendment to delete the word'confidence' from the motion was defeated. Hills was reported as saying: "I believe the same as Hitler believes, that woman's place is in the home", further that "I believe the difficulties of the country are too great for women to grapple with." Many letter writers to the press were unimpressed at the prospect of having a woman in parliament. Hills was criticised at election meetings, he was asked whether he received money from somebody for standing in the election, insinuating that the conservative candidate might have an interest in the vote of the working class being split. The election campaign was seen as important because of the Great Depression that New Zealand was experiencing and was viewed to be a referendum on the government's response; the results of the Lyttelton electorate at the 1931 general election were: Results of the by-election held on 13 September 1933 were: Elizabeth McCombs won 16 of the 23 polling places.

"I am proud to be the first woman to be elected to our Parliament" McCombs said upon her victory. "It will be my endeavour to live up to the tradition the women of New Zealand have established for taking their full share of the bur