girard girard  /dʒə ˈrɑrd/

Definition(s):

  • (n) United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831)

News

  1. Correction: Girard Party

    Our mistake in reporting in an earlier blog post on the Girard end-of-year party to be held on the Ben Franklin Yacht.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  2. Girard Yacht Club

    In the We Can’t Make This Up Department, comes this: Girard College’s administration is having an end-of-year bash Thursday evening on the Ben Franklin Yacht, “Philadelphia’s Premier Party Yacht,” provided with “generous support from the Christina and Francis Manley Trust.”
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Girard students join rally against proposed cuts

    On Girard College's last day of classes for the year, students, alumni, union members, and parents massed outside the school's ornate gates in North Philadelphia to protest plans to end the boarding program and high school in 2014.
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Quotes

  1. In a recent cover story in L'Actualité, Arcand told writer Michel Coulombe that "some have savagely attacked me. I just can't imagine (fellow Quebec director) François Girard being treated the same way."
    on Nov 30, 2007 By: Denys Arcand Source: Montreal Gazette

  2. "I am confident that Mr. Marissen and Ms. Girard have the expertise and enthusiasm needed to help the Liberal Party achieve success in the next election campaign," said Mr. Dion. "They believe, as I do, that we must take Canada forward with a...
    on Dec 22, 2006 By: Stephane Dion Source: Liberal Party of Canada

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