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Flying my twin-engine Cessna 310Q airplane

Welcome to my page! I'm happy to be part of the worldwide Wikipedia encyclopedia community, "bringing knowledge into one place on the internet", as Jimbo Wales says. I began editing on Wikipedia in 2006, writing articles on a wide range of topics from sports to 19th century history, and became an administrator in August 2008.

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Selected contributions

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Articles I've created

Royal Blue (B&O train)  Cscr-featured.svg   Wikipedia-logo.png Main Page Featured Article – May 15, 2008
Baltimore Steam Packet Co.  Cscr-featured.svg    Wikipedia-logo.png Main Page Featured Article – August 27, 2010  Symbol question.svgDYK  Four Award.svg  
Deirdre Imus   •    Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church  Symbol support vote.svg   •   Gabriel Loire  •  Royal Parker  Symbol question.svgDYK
John Walker (organist)  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Douglas Major   •    Frederick Swann   •   Gordon Turk
Towson Methodist Church  Symbol a class.svg  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   NBC Page   •   Lassie (1997 TV series)   •   Bermuda Railway
S. Parkes Cadman   •   G. E. Lowman   •   Jimmy Lydon   •   The New Commandment   •   Anita Nall  Symbol question.svgDYK
Joy Boys radio show   •   KILI-FM  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   National Railway Historical Society   •   Daylight Speedliner
Washingtonian (B&O)   •    Rawhide   Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Robert W. Peterson  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Marylander (B&O)  Symbol question.svgDYK
Jean Pierre Reguerraz   •    Paul Callaway  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Mount Royal Station   •   Walter Balderson  Symbol question.svgDYK  
The Eternal Light  Symbol question.svgDYK   •  Crystal Cathedral organ   •   Tony Jannus Award  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Walter Massey
Washington - Chicago Express   •   Leonard T. Schroeder   Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Fernance Perry  Symbol question.svgDYK
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church   •   Fred Brocklander  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Raymond V. Haysbert  Symbol question.svgDYK
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Major contributions

E. Urner Goodman  Cscr-featured.svg  Wikipedia-logo.png Main Page Featured Article – March 28, 2008
William Hillcourt  Cscr-featured.svg   •    Franklin D. Roosevelt  Cscr-featured.svg   •   Eleanor Roosevelt   •    Terry Sanford  Cscr-featured.svg
Hampton Mansion  Symbol support vote.svg  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Capitol Limited (B&O train)  Symbol support vote.svg    •    John Wilkes Booth  Symbol support vote.svg
Lou Gehrig   •   Babe Ruth   •   Bermuda   •    Bermuda International Airport   •   Causeway, Bermuda
Ewart Brown   •   George Washington's Birthplace   •   Ocean Grove, New Jersey   •   Horseshoe Curve, Pa.
Towson High School   •   Shenandoah (B&O train)   •   Pennsylvania Station (NYC)   •   Ed Walker
American Guild of Organists   •  Virgil Fox   •  E. Power Biggs   •   Rachel Scott  •  Boy Scouts of America  Symbol a class.svg
Gen. James H. Howard  Symbol question.svgDYK  •  Tony Jannus  •  Michael Phelps   •   Order of the Arrow  Symbol support vote.svg
D. James Kennedy  •  USS Arizona Memorial  •  Lassie  •  Lassie (1954 TV series)  Symbol support vote.svg   •  Arthur R. Eldred  Symbol support vote.svg
Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad  Symbol support vote.svg  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy  Symbol question.svgDYK
Karl-Heinz Schnibbe  Symbol question.svgDYK   •   Hurricane Fabian  Cscr-featured.svg   •   William Hanna  Cscr-featured.svg   •   Dan Thomas  Symbol question.svgDYK


Your majesty, it gives me great pleasure to bestow these Imperial triple crown jewels upon JGHowes for your contributions in the areas of WP:DYK, WP:GA, and WP:FA. Great work, especially on Royal Blue (B&O train), quite a comprehensive article. May you wear the crowns well. Cirt (talk) 11:28, April 8, 2008
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