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Gregory is a common masculine first name and family name. It is derived from the Latin name Gregorius, which was from the late Greek name (Grēgorios) meaning watchful .
Gregory is a common masculine first name and family name. It is derived from the Latin name Gregorius"which was from the late Greek name (Gr?gorios) meaning "watchful" derived from Greek gr?gorein meaning to watch
Gregory Name also appears in following Origin(s): Latin, Greek, English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, Shakespearean
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was a competitive American swimmer. He attended Menlo-Atherton High School in Atherton, California and swam collegiately for Stanford University.
is a former politician in Ontario, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 1975 to 1987 and was a cabinet minister in the governments of Bill Davis and Frank Miller. Gregory was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.He was first elected to the Ontario legislature in the 1975 provincial election, defeating Liberal candidate Irene Robinson by 1,331 votes in Mississauga East. He defeated Robinson again with an increased majority in the 1977 election, and was named a minister without portfolio in Bill Davis's government on August 30, 1979. Easily returned in the 1981 election, he was named Chief Government Whip on April 10, 1981. On July 6, 1983, he was promoted to Minister of Revenue.