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William Oakley

William Oakley may refer to:
Bill Oakley (born 1966), American television writer and producer
Bill Oakley (comics) (1964–2004), letterer for comic books
G. William Oakley (1937–2010), American theatrical producer-director-actor
William Oakley (footballer) (1873–1934), English footballer
William Oakley (Medal of Honor) (1860–????), American soldier
William Oakley (MP) for Bishop’s Castle (UK Parliament constituency) in the 17th century
William Oakeley (1635–1695), English landowner and politician

James Stephens Speed

James Stephens Speed (1811–1860) was the ninth Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky. His father, John Speed, moved to Jefferson County in about 1795 and established a farm on Salt River Rd. (which became Dixie Highway), about 9 miles south of Louisville. James Speed moved to Louisville in his late teens and within a few years became a partner in a building and railroad contracting firm, Pickett and Speed.
He was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives in 1843, and appointed a United States marshal by president Zachary Taylor in 1849. He was served as mayor of Louisville from April 26, 1852 until April 1855. The rules governing the office were confusing, and Speed was actually re-elected by popular vote each year of his term, yet never awarded an election certificate. Speed argued that his original election meant his term lasted until 1856, but a resolution in 1855 called for a new election that year. The election was won by Know-Nothing candidate John Barbee. Speed did not run in the election, believing he would remain mayor anyway, but Barbee was recognized as mayor by the city council, overriding Speed’s veto. Speed appealed but ultimately lost at the Kentucky Supreme Court.
The Know-Nothings were inspired by editorials of the Louisville Daily Courier, which opposed Speed for his Catholicism (he was a Catholic convert), a major local controversy of the time (Speed was the first Catholic mayor). In 1856 Speed moved to Chicago, where he spent the remainder of his life. As mayor, he was chiefly concerned with public works projects, such as the water works and street improvement.

John Frederick Hume

John Frederick Hume (August 8, 1860 – February 6, 1935) was a miner, notary public and political figure in British Columbia. He represented West Kootenay South in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1894 to 1898.
He was born in Jacksonville, New Brunswick, of Scottish origin, and was educated there. In 1891, Hume married Lydia J. Irvine. He served as a justice of the peace. Hume lived in Nelson. He served in the provincial cabinet as Provincial Secretary and Minister of Mines. In 1898, Hume and his wife Lydia opened the Hume Hotel in Nelson. He sold the hotel to Wilmer C. Wells in 1907. Hume died in Nelson at the age of 74.

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