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Douglas MacArthur
Douglas MacArthur was one of the best-known American military leaders of World War II, when he commanded Allied forces in the southwest Pacific. MacArthur graduated first in his class from West Point Academy in 1903, then went to the Philippines and worked as an aide to his father, General Arthur MacArthur, Jr. He served with distinction in World War I, then returned to the Philippines as major general (1922-25) and commander of the Department of the Philippines (1928-30) before a mainland pos More »
Born: January 26, 1880 (Little Rock Barracks, Arkansas)


Adele Smith Simmons (born June 21, 1941) is an American academic, business director, philanthropist, academic administrator, the third president of Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts from 1977 to 1989 and the president of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation from 1989 to 1999. Simmons also ...


Adele Simmons is President of Global Philanthropy Partnership (GPP) and is active in Chicago civic affairs. Through GPP, Adele works to ... Mrs. Simmons served as President of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation between 1989 and 1999, overseeing grants of over $175 million a year. The Foundation's ...


Adele S. Simmons MacArthur Foundation President 1989–1999. Former President of Hampshire College. Adele E. Simmons established the Foundation's global reach, opening offices in Russia to strengthen universities and policy institutes, and launching the Population Program with field offices in Mexico, Nigeria, Brazil, ...


Under Adele Simmons' creative leadership, the Foundation was reorganized to emphasize cross-cutting themes that illuminated the interconnectedness of problems it confronted and the complexity of their solutions. The third decade found the MacArthur Foundation in early adulthood: clear about its values, its mission, and ...


Aug 19, 2013 ... John and Adele Simmons, who had ties to the MacArthur Foundation, sold a Lincoln Park mansion for 59 percent of the ask.


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She was President of the MacArthur Foundation between 1989 and 1999, launching their global work on climate change. She has served on a number of Commissions, including: President Bush's Commission on Sustainable Development, the Commission on Global Governance, and the UN High Level Advisory Board on ...


Dec 1, 2015 ... Adele dropped her first new album in seven years last week. Judging by the sales she racked up, her fans sure missed her. Adele explains what took so long.


Feb 11, 2013 ... HOUSTON (CN) – Insurance firms propped up Allen Stanford's $7 billion Ponzi scheme with phony letters to investors, claiming the Stanford bank underwent “ stringent risk management reviews” and was run by “first class business people,” investors claim in court. Douglas and Adele MacArthur sued ...