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governor

(Encyclopedia) governor, chief executive of a dependent or component unit in a political system. In the United States, a governor is the chief executive of each state and is elected by the people of the state...

governor

(Encyclopedia) governor, automatic device used to regulate and control such variables as speed or pressure in the functioning of an engine or other machine. A governor may be an electric, hydraulic, or mechan...

Governors Island

(Encyclopedia) Governors Island, 173 acres (70 hectares), in Upper New York Bay, S of Manhattan island, SE N.Y. Bought from the Native Americans by the Dutch in 1637, it was the site of an early New Neth...

Republican Governors

The Question: What states have a Republican governor? The Answer: It depends on when you ask the question. Here is a table of all …

Qualifications for Governor

The Question: Hey, I need to know the qualifications to become a governor. The Answer: The qualifications for governor vary from…

Campaign 2000: Candidates for Governor

11 states will hold elections in 2000 by Ann-Marie Imbornoni This article was posted on September 26, 2000. RELATED LINKS Candidates for Governor, 200…

Campaign 2000: Facts About Governors

How many governors have become President? by Ann-Marie Imbornoni This article was posted in September 2002. In all, 16 governors have become president of the United…

Canadian Governors-General Since 1867

Find a list of all the Canadian Governors-General and their terms of office since 1867 Term of Office Governor-General 1867–1868 Viscount Monck11869–1872 Baron Lisgar 1872–187…