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Secretary of State for Transport

Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Transport is the member of the cabinet responsible for the British Department for Transport. The office used to be called the Minister of Transport and has been merged with the Department for the Environment at various times; the Secretary of State is supported by a small team of junior Ministers. Each Minister is a Member of Parliament from the House of Lords; the number of Ministers supporting the Secretary of State for Transport vary from time to time, but is about 3. The titles given to these Ministers vary; the positions are held by one Minister of State for Transport and two Parliamentary Under-Secretaries of State for Transport. During the tenure of different governments the title of Minister of/for Transport has been used to refer to the Secretary of State for Transport, one or more of the junior Ministers or both the Secretary of State and the junior Ministers at the same time. From 2003 until June 2007 the role of Secretary of State for Transport was combined with the role of Secretary of State for Scotland.

This arrangement changed on 28 June 2007, when in the appointment of his first Cabinet, Prime Minister Gordon Brown assigned the responsibilities of Secretary of State for Scotland to Des Browne, his Secretary of State for Defence. The names provided in the sections below are those who have served in a position equivalent to the Secretary of State for Transport. Colour key: Conservative Labour National Labour Liberal National Liberal The Ministry of Transport absorbed the Ministry of Shipping and was renamed the Ministry of War Transport in 1941, but resumed its previous name at the end of the war; the Ministry of Civil Aviation was created by Winston Churchill in 1944 to look at peaceful ways of using aircraft and to find something for the aircraft factories to do after the war. The new Conservative government in 1951 appointed the same minister to both Transport and Civil Aviation amalgamating the ministries on 1 October 1953. Colour key: Conservative Labour National Liberal Colour key: Conservative The Ministry was renamed back to the Ministry of Transport on 14 October 1959, when a separate Ministry of Aviation was formed.

Colour key: Conservative Labour Transport responsibilities were subsumed by the Department for the Environment, headed by the Secretary of State for the Environment from 15 October 1970 to 10 September 1976. Colour key: Conservative Labour The junior ministers responsible for transport within the Department for the Environment: John Peyton Fred Mulley John Gilbert The Department for Transport was recreated as a separate department by James Callaghan in 1976. Colour key: Labour Not an official member of the cabinet. Colour key: Conservative Colour key: Conservative The super-department Department of the Environment and the Regions was created in 1997 for Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott. Colour key: Labour From 1997 to 2001, the Ministers of State with responsibility for Transport were: Gavin Strang John Reid Helen Liddell Lord Macdonald of Tradeston John Reid attended cabinet meetings, but was not formally a member of the cabinet whereas Gavin Strang was given a seat in the cabinet when he held the position.

The Department of the Environment and the Regions was considered unwieldy and so was broken up, with the Transport functions now combined with Local Government and the Regions in the DTLR. Critics argued from the outset that this was a mistake and that a post of Secretary of State for Transport was needed in its own right. Colour key: Labour After Byers' resignation, such a division was made, with the portfolios of Local Government and the Regions transferred to the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. During the lifetime of DTLGR, John Spellar served as Minister of State for Transport with a right to attend Cabinet. John Spellar Colour key: Conservative Labour Ministry of Civil Aviation Aerodrome Fire Service Track record: Transport secretaries

National Register of Historic Places listings in Klamath County, Oregon

This list presents the full set of buildings, objects, sites, or districts designated on the National Register of Historic Places in Klamath County and offers brief descriptive information about each of them. The National Register recognizes places of national, state, or local historic significance across the United States. Out of over 90,000 National Register sites nationwide, Oregon is home to over 2,000, 30 of those are found or wholly in Klamath County; this National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted February 21, 2020. National Register of Historic Places listings in Oregon Listings in neighboring counties: Deschutes, Jackson, Lane, Siskiyou List of National Historic Landmarks in Oregon Historic preservation History of Oregon Lists of Oregon-related topics Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, National Register Program National Park Service, National Register of Historic Places site Media related to National Register of Historic Places in Klamath County, Oregon at Wikimedia Commons

Princess Alexandrine of Baden

Princess Alexandrine of Baden was the Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha as the wife of Ernest II. She was the eldest child of Leopold, Grand Duke of Baden, his wife Princess Sophie of Sweden. Before he ascended the throne, Alexander II of Russia was sent to Baden in order to present himself as a suitor for Alexandrine's hand in marriage. Alexandrine regarded herself as his betrothed, as all the preliminary negotiations had taken place. On the journey there, Alexander visited the court of Hesse-Darmstadt and met Princess Marie of Hesse and married her instead. At the urging of his brother Prince Albert, Hereditary Prince Ernst of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha began to search for a suitable bride. Albert believed that a wife would be good for his brother: "Chains you will have to bear in any case, it will be good for you... The heavier and tighter they are, the better for you. A married couple must be chained to one another, be inseparable, they must live only for one another." With this advice in mind, Ernest began searching.

Around this time, Ernest was suffering from a venereal disease brought on by his many affairs. He warned that continued promiscuity could leave Ernest unable to father children. Ernest waited a few years before marrying as a result. On 13 May 1842, in Karlsruhe, Ernest married Princess Alexandrine. To the consternation of his brother and sister-in-law Queen Victoria, the marriage failed to "settle down" Ernest. Alexandrine accepted all his faults cheerfully enough and began a fierce devotion to Ernest that became baffling to the outside world, he succeeded his father, Ernst I, as Duke in 1844. The couple traveled to Windsor to visit their relations. Lady Eleanor Stanley, one of Victoria's maids-of-honour, commented to her mother: "...the Duke is not well, they say, he looks dreadfully ill... he however shook hands with us civilly at meeting, seemed in great spirits at being with his brother. The Duchess told Lady Duoro she had been at Ems in hopes of producing a son and heir, but it had no effect as yet.

The couple's relationship at this stage was "as unclouded as it would be", in the words of historian Charlotte Zeepvat. While touring some farms in Windsor, Alexandrine caught a cold. Lady Eleanor commented again that " was sweet at parting, kissed us all round; the parting of the Royalty was not so sorrowful. Victoria was sorry to see them leave, as she loved Ernest loyally for Albert's sake, had come to see Alexandrine as a sister. Victoria chose Ernest to be the godfather of her second daughter Princess Alice, he was expected in England in April 1859 for her confirmation. Though Victoria was eager to see his wife again, though plans had been arranged the previous year for her to visit, Ernest chose to not bring her along, it was clear that as the chances of producing children had faded, Ernest was taking less and less interest in his wife. The marriage proved to be childless. Though it was most that the fault lay with Ernest, Alexandrine seems to have accepted without question that their childlessness was her fault.

Before and during their marriage, Ernest carried on countless affairs. Alexandrine remained a loyal wife and chose to ignore those relationships of which she was aware. At one point, Ernest had two mistresses, was living with them and Alexandrine "in an improbable ménage which made the couple a laughing-stock to all but their family". Although she loved Alexandrine, Victoria was appalled by her willingness to accept his affairs: "Uncle E.'s conduct is monstrous and I must blame Aunt much. They have not written to me yet - but when they do I shall have to write strongly." As the years went by, Ernest's behavior and manner of dress became a joke to younger generations. Marie, a daughter of Ernest's nephew and successor Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh recalled Ernest as "an old beau, squeezed into a frock-coat too tight for his bulk and uncomfortably pinched in at the waist', sporting a top hat, lemon-coloured gloves, a rosebud in his lapel". Prince Ernest Louis of Hesse recalled how Alexandrine used to trail behind her husband calling, "Ernst, my treasure".

I burst out laughing but for a long time Sergei was worried, because he didn't know if Uncle had heard him."Ernest died on 22 August 1893 after a short illness. Alexandrine died on 20 December 1904. Alexandrine is buried in the ducal mausoleum at Coburg. 6 December 1820 – 13 May 1842: Her Grand Ducal Highness Princess Alexandrine of Baden 13 May 1842 – 29 January 1844: Her Grand Ducal Royal Highness The Hereditary Princess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 29 January 1844 - 22 August 1893: Her Grand Ducal Royal Highness The Duchess of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha 22 August 1893 - 20 D