Van Buren County, Michigan is named after him. It was so named in 1829 while Van Buren was Secretary of State. This was done in hopes of winning support in the Jackson administration for Michigan's bid to become a state. Van Buren County is one of several counties named after Jackson or members of his cabinet for this reason.
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... The east window was fitted in 1867 by Ralph Dickenson Gough ... A memorial window to him was erected in 1886 ...
... Many of these armed engagements are commemorated today with memorials across Canada and around the world ... Canadian memorials commemorate the sacrifices made as early as the Seven Years' War to the modern day War on Terror ... There are currently 6,293 war memorials in Canada that are registered with the Directorate of History and Heritage, which is under the Canadian Department of National Defence ...
... Other memorials transferred to the church include two war memorials from the First World War originally in Aldershot Presbyterian Church which can now be found in the porch of St Andrews a monument to Field ...
... Early each year "The Selwyn Prize" is awarded by The Faculty of History And Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the historic premises of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in London to the best candidate from the previous year in the examination for the Diploma in the Ethics and Philosophy of Healthcare (Philosophy of Medicine) ... Receiving this prize, which is usually presented at the John Locke Lecture, is an impressive achievement as the standard and quality of candidates entering the examination is generally very high ...
... St Michael's has a number of memorials, including those to- Richard Etclesley, who died in 1426, bequeathing the gift of a chalice to the church ...
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