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Encyclopedia > Emerson Beauchamp

Emerson "Doc" Beauchamp (1899 - 1971) served as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky under Governor Lawrence Wetherby. The office of Lieutentant Governor of Kentucky has existed under the last three of Kentuckys four constitutions, beginning in 1797. ... A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... Lawerence Winchester Wetherby (January 2, 1908 - March 27, 1994) served as Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky and as Governor of Kentucky upon the resignation of Governor Earle C. Clements as Clements went to the United States Senate. ...

"Doc" Beauchamp was from Logan County, Kentucky. He served in the U.S. Army during World War I and World War II. He served in the Kentucky Senate from 1944 through 1946. He was elected Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in 1951 and served 1951-55. Beauchamp was a Kentucky delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1952, 1956 and 1960. He served as Kentucky state treasurer 1964-1968. The Army is the branch of the United States armed forces which has primary responsibility for land-based military operations. ... World War I was primarily a European conflict with many facets: immense human sacrifice, stalemate trench warfare, and the use of new, devastating weapons - tanks, aircraft, machine guns, and poison gas World War I, also known as the First World War, the Great War, the War of the Nations and... World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons such as the atom bomb. ... Kentucky Senate is the upper house of the Kentucky General Assembly, the state legislature of Kentucky. ... The office of Lieutentant Governor of Kentucky has existed under the last three of Kentuckys four constitutions, beginning in 1797. ... Featured at the Democratic National Convention are speeches by prominent party figures. ...

Preceded by:
Lawrence Wetherby
Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky
Succeeded by:
Harry Lee Waterfield
Preceded by:
Thelma Stovall
Kentucky State Treasurer
Succeeded by:
Thelma Stovall

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XI. English Traits. Aristocracy. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. 1909-14. Essays and English Traits. The Harvard Classics (4899 words)
Of Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick, the Emperor told Henry V. that no Christian king had such another knight for wisdom, nurture, and manhood, and caused him to be named, “Father of curtesie.” “Our success in France,” says the historian, “lived and died with him.” 1
The war-lord earned his honors, and no donation of land was large, as long as it brought the duty of protecting it, hour by hour, against a terrible enemy.
In the same line of Warwick, the successor next but one to Beauchamp, was the stout earl of Henry VI.
Anita Loos (1253 words)
Beauchamp provides an appropriate context for Loos' professional life, generally in the form of more or less short remarks before and after sections of Loos' work.
According to Beauchamp, "he failed to see how the laughs could be translated to the screen," especially since he "believed audiences didn't come to the movies to read" - and much of Loos' humor occurred in the title cards (41).
Beauchamp, though, tells us that "she had little tolerance" for the participants at the Table nor for Mary Pickford "because she thought they believed their own press clippings" (3).
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