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Bab·bitt

(bab'it),
Isaac, U.S. inventor, 1799-1862. See: Babbitt metal.
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Mike Ryan, Southwest's vice president of Labor Relations, and the labour relations team will report to Babbitt.
The Stryker Hip Litigation Attorneys at Babbitt, Johnson, Osborne & Le Clainche, P.
Both Babbitt and Eliot spent the vast majority of their careers at Harvard (Eliot was appointed president in 1869).
They are definitely my own paintings; they belong to me, my soul is in them, and without these paintings I wouldn't be alive, my children and grandchildren wouldn't be alive," Babbitt says.
With foresight, Babbitt was able to see through these seemingly contradictory aspects of the new reforms ("individualism" versus "social adjustment") and proffer a cogent response, embedded in his understanding of the creative imagination.
The federal government can best take on its land-planning responsibility, Babbitt argues, by using and expanding its existing powers, especially as embodied in legislation such as the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, and the National Antiquities Act.
Currently, Babbitt Ranches owns approximately 8100 head of cattle (including heifers, steers, cows, and bulls).
At the time, the word "realtor" didn't exist; in just one example of its efforts to establish a new, respectable profession, NAREB adopted the neologism in 1916 to distinguish its members from run-of-the-mill brokers: "We ought to insist that folks call us 'realtors' and not 'real-estate men," Babbitt tells a fellow broker.
Vibraphone and tambourine player Jack Ashford (second from left) and bassist Bob Babbitt (seated) helped anchor the Funk Brothers' sound Wednesday at the Wiltern.
Perhaps some persistent investigator will even get to complete an interview with Bruce Babbitt before the final word on the issue is written.
Babbitt also represented the Del Webb Company, the developers of Sun City and other planned communities and resorts in the Southwest.
Like any good politician, Babbitt absorbed like a sponge ideas from throughout the Interior bureaucracy and beyond.