Founding Father

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a member of the Constitutional Convention that drafted the United States Constitution in 1787

a person who founds or establishes some institution

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What: Documentary miniseries on the funniest Founding Father.
Now, Abu Dhabi Ports has announced that it will host a 327km ultramarathon in honour of the UAE's late founding father.
Open Skies is available to about 5 million passengers who fly on Emirates each month allowing the airline to spread the message of inspiration, dedication, and leadership of UAE's founding father across its six-continent network.
We were trampling the principles of founding father but we have now started trampling picture of our Quaid under our feet which has been printed by some unscrupulous factory owners on safety matches.
On this glorious day, on which we celebrate the 46th anniversary of the establishment of our state, we pray to Allah Almighty to have mercy on the founding father, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, and on his brothers, the co-founders of the Union.
She said that the event will highlight the vision of founding father Quaid-I-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah and acknowledge the sacrifices and services of minorities in the nation building.
For achieving such objective, the nation has to struggle collectively against extremism, intolerance, sectarianism and all kinds of prejudices, he said in a message on the 139th birthday of our founding father Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
SUNDERLAND'S founding father of football has been honoured by the FA following a campaign by former SAFC Chairman, Sir Bob Murray.
Every leader in our case is a founding father in his/her own right, and the public will have no choice but to accord them the necessary place in the annal of our history.
The other--Landon Carter--was a wealthy slaveowner in Virginia and might like Franklin have become a so-called Founding Father had he not died in 1778.
After reading Jonathan Ranch's review of Rick Santorum's It Takes a Family ("Goodbye to Goldwater," December), I'm convinced the conservative movement's founding father, the late Arizona senator and 1964 GOP presidential candidate Barry Goldwater, must be rolling over in his grave.
Mattie argues, however, that Adams was a consistent defender of the republican character of the American social civil order--and so, a defender of the best American traditions, a worthy son of his founding father.
Since Thomas Jefferson did more than any other founding father to shape and articulate the ideas and ideals upon which American civilization is based, it seems logical to judge him by the positive or negative impact of those ideas and ideals," writes Jayne.
For Du Bois, Crummell functioned symbolically as such a father, although one can deduce that his purpose was in fact one of psychological transference in which Crummell became the mechanism for Du Bois's own ascendancy to the position of founding father of modern African American thought, thus eliding the alternative challengers Douglass and Washington.
Andres Obregon Santo Domingo took the helm of Bavaria in February and is faced with a seemingly simple job: keep the far-and-away dominant brewer's profits steady amid diminishing demand in a sluggish Colombian economy But danger lurks all around him, not the Least of which is the expectations of his powerful uncle, Julio Mario Santo Domingo, founding father of the company and the Santo Domingo group which accounts for 5% of Colombia's economic output.