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John Garland Pollard (1871 - 1937) was an American politician. He served as the governor of Virginia from 1930 to 1934. Son of Baptist minister John Pollard of King and Queen County, Virginia, he first attended Richmond College but was forced to leave for ill health. He later entered Columbian College, now George Washington University. In 1893 and for the Smithsonian, he wrote The Pamunkey Indians of Virginia, an anthropological survey that detailed the vanishing language and traditions of the early Virginia tribe[1]. 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Tim Kaine, the current Governor The Governor of Virginia serves as the chief executive of the Commonwealth of Virginia for a four-year term. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A Baptist is a member of a Baptist church. ... There are several persons known by the name John Pollard: John Garland Pollard (1871 - 1937) was an American politician. ... King and Queen County is a county located in the Middle Peninsula in the state of Virginia. ... The George Washington University (GWU) is a private university in Washington, D.C., founded in 1821 as The Columbian College. ...   The George Washington University (GWU) is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian university located in Washington, D.C.. Founded in 1821 as The Columbian College on land provided by former President George Washington, the university has since developed into one of the worlds leading educational and research institutions. ... The Smithsonian castle, as seen through the garden gate. ... The Pamunkey Tribe has been in existence for around ten to twelve thousand years, since the Ice Age. ... Anthropology (from the Greek word άνθρωπος = human) consists of the study of humankind (see genus Homo). ... A tribe, viewed historically or developmentally, consists of a social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states, though some modern theorists hold that contemporary tribes can only be understood in terms of their relationship to states. ...

In 1904, he issued Pollard's Code, an annotation of Virginia's law. He became Attorney General in 1914 and moved to Europe in 1918, where he was trial justice of the Y.M.C.A. [2]. Afterward, he was named by Woodrow Wilson as a member of the Federal Trade Commission. 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... The stela of King Hammurabi depicts the god Shamash revealing a code of laws to the king. ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... World map showing Europe Political map (neighboring countries in Asia and Africa also shown) Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. ... Alternate meaning: YMCA (song) The YMCA (or Young Mens Christian Association) is an ecumenical Christian organization seeking to provide support for young people and their activities. ... Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was the 28th President of the United States (1913–1921). ... FTC headquarters, Washington, D.C. The Federal Trade Commission (or FTC) is an independent agency of the United States government, established in 1914 by the Federal Trade Commission Act. ...

In 1921, he moved to Williamsburg, where he was first Dean of the Marshall Wythe School of Citizenship and Government. In Williamsburg, he became involved in the effort to restore the colonial town along with the Rev. W. A. R. Goodwin. There, he also developed Pollard Park, a small garden-like development that expressed his ideas on urban planningthat is on the National Register of Historic Places [3]. He was involved in one of the first great efforts of Colonial Willamsburg, the rebuilding of the Raleigh Tavern; while in Williamsburg he also became its mayor. 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Williamsburg is the name of some places in the United States of America: Williamsburg, Brooklyn in New York City Williamsburg, Colorado Williamsburg, Florida Williamsburg, Iowa Williamsburg, Kansas Williamsburg, Kentucky Williamsburg, Maryland Williamsburg, Massachusetts Williamsburg, Michigan Williamsburg, New Mexico Williamsburg, North Carolina Williamsburg, Ohio Williamsburg, Pennsylvania Williamsburg, Virginia including Colonial Williamsburg... Dean is a title given to some institutions senior or supervisory staff: Look up dean in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Urban planning is concerned with the ordering and design of settlements, from the smallest towns to the worlds largest cities. ... Raleigh Tavern in Williamsburg, Virginia gained some fame in the pre-Revolutionary War Colony of Virginia as a gathering place for the Burgesses after several Royal Governors officially dissolved the House of Burgesses, the elected legislative body, when their actions did not suit the Crown. ...

He became Democratic governor of Virginia in 1930, where, among his accomplishments, was establishing the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the first state art museum in the United States [4]. After the death of his arthritic wife Grace Phillips Pollard, while in office he married Canadian-born Violet McDougall, secretary to a number of Virginia governors. 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... The Virginia Museum of Fine arts, or ‘’’VMFA’’’ is an art museum in Richmond, Virginia. ...

Preceded by:
Harry F. Byrd
Governor of Virginia
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George C. Peery
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John was a son of Christian I and king of Denmark in 1481.
John Bright became a leading spirit in the Anti-Corn-Law League and in 1843 was elected to Parliament to represent Durham, where upon he distinguished himself as an advocate of free trade and reform.
John Piper is an English painter born at Epsom in 1903.
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