John Walker


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New Zealand runner who in 1975 became the first person to run a mile in less that 3 minutes and 50 seconds (born in 1952)

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But note there have only been six master blenders-with John Walker himself being the first master blender.
However the bust is not of the inventor, who lived from 1781 to 1859, but based on a well-known actor from the same time, also named John Walker.
The composer, John Walker, describes this adventure in his notes.
Oil services company Frank's International NV (NYSE:FI) on Monday named John Walker as executive vice president (EVP) of Operations and John Sinders as EVP of Administration, with immediate effect and both will be based at its Houston office.
These are extraordinary grain and malt whiskies that have been maturing slowly since 1952," the BBC quoted Jim Beveridge, master blender for John Walker and Sons, as saying.
John Walker, musician; born, November 12, 1943, died, May 7, 2011
John Walker passed away in his Los Angeles area home on May," read a statement on his official website.
When the Sunday Mail contacted John Walker, he said: "James Inglis still owes me money.
JOHN Walker was born at Toddrigs Farm in Ayrshire in 1805 and started to sell whisky in his grocer's shop in 1820.
In Saturday B it's Griff & Coton showing the way narrowly but they were given a fright when they entertained mid-table Atherstone Cons against whom they shared the legs 3-3 but just scrambled the win by a solitary shot 111-110, the duo of John Walker and Mick Thompson both bagging 21-14 cards while sweep winner Paul Dennis 21- 12 was unlucky to be on the losing side for the visitors.
John Walker was chief executive of the Government's regeneration agency English Partnerships until November last year, and has now joined the board of Wynyard Park Ltd as a non-executive director.
John Walker is serving a 15-month jail term for conspiracy to defraud pounds 32,871 in Disability Living Allowance and six months, running concurrently, for conspiracy to defraud pounds 4,000 in Income Support.
Many Americans have forgotten John Walker Lindh's name.
USC's John Walker even had a kickoff return for 40 yards to the UCLA 2-yard line late in the game, setting up the final score.
Football punter John Walker says most bookies' each-way terms are disgraceful PAUL KEALY'Sarticle on the shoddy each-way terms bookmakers offer on long-term football handicap betting ( Racing Post, May 10) was absolutely spot-on.