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Les Scadding

Les Scadding is an English former mechanic who acquired media attention as the winner of £45,500,000 on the EuroMillions lottery in 2009.
Following his win, he invested a portion of the money in becoming the major shareholder of Newport County A.F.C., and acted as the club’s owner between 2012 and 2015.

John Darwell

John Darwell (born 1955) is a British photographer.

Charles E. Hannaford

Charles E. Hannaford’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Lucy Jones

Lucy Jones is a British painter and printmaker who was born in London in 1955. She was born with cerebral palsy. Jones is represented by Flowers Gallery. She lives in Ludlow, Shropshire.

Gerald Parker

Gerald Parker (born around 1955) is a serial killer who raped and murdered five Orange County, California women. A sixth victim who was pregnant at the time of the attack survived, but her child was delivered stillborn. The crimes took place in 1978 and 1979, but Parker was not identified as the killer until 1996. Parker confessed to the murders, and was sentenced to death on January 21, 1999.

Michael McGuinness

Michael McGuinness’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Lindsay Charnock

Lindsay Charnock (1955 – 2015) was an English jockey who competed in flat racing. Charnock’s career lasted more than 30 years until his retirement in 1999 due to circulation problems, which later led to partial amputation of his right leg. He rode over 800 winners during his career, which took place mainly in the north of England, and due to his light weight he had particular success in handicap races. Amongst his major victories were two wins in the Cesarewitch Handicap, in 1995 and 1997. His only win in a group race came in his final season when Jemima won the Lowther Stakes at York Racecourse. Charnock died suddenly in August 2015.

Mary Winchester

Mary Winchester, or Zolûti to Mizos, (1865–1955) was a Scottish girl who was captured and held hostage by the Mizo tribes of Mizoram, India, in 1871, and rescued by the British expedition in 1872. This historic event marked the beginning of British rule in Mizoram that lasted till the Indian Independence in 1947. Indirectly, it also paved the way for Christian missionaries to introduce Christianity among the Mizos.

Bob Dickinson

Bob Dickinson (n. Sheffield; 1955), teclista, escritor y artista de sonido. Estudió música en las universidades de Sheffield y de Keele de 1973 a 1977. En ese último año atiende a un aviso publicitario solicitando músicos, Howard Devoto estaba en el proceso de formar Magazine; Dickinson se encargaría de los teclados, aunque tan solo llega participar en las primeras giras y luego es solicitado a abandonar el grupo a comienzos de 1978, aunque él es el responsable, junto a Devoto, de componer la canción “Motorcade”, que estaría contenida en el álbum “Real Life”, lanzado en el dicho año 1978.

Egbert Coleby Morland

Egbert Coleby Morland FRCS FRCP (1874–1955) was an English physician and medical editor.

James Barnhill

James Barnhill, (born 1955) is an American artist and sculptor, best known for his commissioned statues and public monuments. He currently lives and works in Greensboro, North Carolina, and is an art professor at the North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. His sculpture work spans for more than three decades.

Jack Balas

Jack Balas’s biography, age, height, fact, career, awards, net worth, salary, income, family tree, personal life and life story.

Guilford M. Wiley

Guilford M. Wiley was a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.

Florence Harriet Hanbury

Florence Harriet HANBURY [hanbri] (7-a de majo 1864 en London – 1955) estis brita esperantistino kaj redaktantino de Kristana Revuo. Ŝi laboris profesie kiel bibliotekisto. Verkoj kaj tradukoj en Himnaro Esperanta, Adoru Kantante, Holanda Pioniro kaj Kristana Revuo:

Simon Vance

Simon Vance (born December 16, 1955) is an audiobook narrator and actor who performs contemporary literary works as well as classics, children’s books, and nonfiction. He has won 16 Audie Awards since 2002. Specializing in single-voice narration, he was named the American Library Association’s Booklist Magazine Voice of Choice in 2008, and has earned AudioFile Magazine’s Earphones Award for more than 60 performances since 1998. He has also narrated audiobooks under the names of Richard Matthews and Robert Whitfield. He lives in Los Angeles, California.

Lydia Kakabadse

Lydia Kakabadse (born 1955) is a British composer of vocal, choral and chamber music. Her music is tonal, and is influenced by Russian and Greek Orthodox liturgy.

Kim Stallwood

Kim W. Stallwood (born 1955) is a British animal rights advocate, author, independent scholar, and consultant. He is European director of the Animals and Society Institute, an animal rights think tank. He was executive editor of The Animals’ Agenda, an animal rights magazine (1993–2002), and is the editor of Speaking Out for Animals (2001) and A Primer on Animal Rights (2002). Stallwood blogs under the name Grumpy Vegan.

Wilson Harris

Henry Wilson Harris (21 September 1883 – 11 January 1955) was editor of The Spectator from 1932 to 1953, and independent MP for Cambridge University from 1945 to 1950. He was in the last group of University MPs; the seats were abolished by the Representation of the People Act 1948, taking effect in 1950.

Paul J. Griffiths

Paul J. Griffiths (born 1955) is an English-born American theologian. He was the Warren Professor of Catholic Thought at Duke Divinity School.

Sidney Greenslade

Sidney Kyffin Greenslade (1867–1955), born in Exeter, was the first architect of the National Library of Wales, located in Aberystwyth. Whilst he was working on the building, he was approached by the Davies sisters of Gregynog to become curator of the University College of Wales’s Arts and Craft Museum.

Cris Cheek

cris cheek (intentionally uncapitalized) is a multimodal poet, performance writer, and professor at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Born in London in 1955, he lived and worked in that capital until the early 1990s. An early influence was working alongside Bill Griffiths and Bob Cobbing at the Poetry Society printshop in London and the Writers Forum group of poets who met with regularity on the premises in Earls Court, such as Allen Fisher. In 1981 he was a co-founder of Chisenhale Dance Space and for much of that decade worked on diverse projects alongside musicians from the London Musicians Collective, choreographers and live artists. His music and sound collaborations include Slant (a trio with Philip Jeck and Sianed Jones). His radio program “Music of Madagascar” produced for BBC Radio 3 won a Sony Gold Specialist Award (now Radio Academy Awards) in 1995. Between 1994-2005 he and Sianed Jones were based in the most easterly English town of Lowestoft. He taught on the Performance Writing course from 1995 at Dartington College of Arts where he became a Research Fellow in interdisciplinary text (2000-2002). A large body of interdisciplinary performance writing was produced in collaboration with Kirsten Lavers under the author function Things Not Worth Keeping between 1999-2007. In 2005 he became a professor at Miami University in Ohio. He was Altman Fellow in The Humanities Center Miami University 2011-12, co-presenting the Networks and Power symposium and a conference on Network Archaeology from which an issue of the online journal Amodern, co-edited with Nicole Starosielski and Braxton Soderman, was published. He currently lives in Northside, Cincinnati with Dr. Erin Edwards.