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Flying my twin-engine Cessna 310Q airplane
Editor of the Week
for the week beginning September 16, 2018
 This editor was nominated in recognition of his kindness toward a fellow editor and his assistance in bringing a profile of her musician and civil rights advocate father, Benjamin Steinberg, to the front page of Wikipedia. His display of sympathy and empathy is a fine example to all Wikipedia editors.
Recognized for
Depth of character, generosity, and selfless devotion
‎‎Buster7 20:55, 15 September 2018 (UTC)
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Welcome to my page! I'm happy to be part of the worldwide Wikimedia community, writing articles and contributing photos. I began editing on Wikipedia in 2004, writing on a wide range of topics from sports to 19th century history, and became an administrator in 2008. Doing admin stuff now takes a lot of time away from doing as much article writing as I would like. In a recent 2-month period, I was one of the 20 most active admins at Wikimedia Commons and 159th of the 430 active Wikipedia administrators.
My photos have been selected for publication by the Encyclopedia Britannica, the AP, UPI, USA Travel Guide, The Pennsylvania Society, and the National Park Service, among others.

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Cscr-featured.svgThis user has written or significantly contributed to 8 Featured articles on Wikipedia.
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Symbol support vote.svgThis user has written or significantly contributed to 10 good articles on Wikipedia.
Symbol question.svgThis user has been a major contributor to 27 articles featured in the Did you know... section on the Main Page.
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@This user can be reached by email.
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10 years, 7 months, and 10 days.

Selected contributions

    Key:   Cscr-featured.svg Featured articles    Symbol a class.svg  A-class articles    Symbol support vote.svg Good articles    Symbol question.svg  DYK   "Did you know?"

Articles I've created

             Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church  Symbol support vote.svg
             Gabriel Loire
             Royal Parker  Symbol question.svg  DYK
             John Walker (organist)  Symbol question.svg  DYK
             Douglas Major
             Frederick Swann
             Gordon Turk
             Towson Methodist Church  Symbol a class.svg    Symbol support vote.svg  Symbol question.svg  DYK  
             NBC Page
             Lassie (1997 television series)
             Bermuda Railway
             S. Parkes Cadman
             G. E. Lowman
             Jimmy Lydon
             The New Commandment
             Anita Nall  Symbol question.svg  DYK
             Joy Boys radio show
             KILI-FM  Symbol question.svg  DYK
             National Railway Historical Society
             Henry Aldrich, Boy Scout
             Daylight Speedliner (B&O train)
             Mount Royal Station
             Dorothy Papadakos  Symbol question.svg  DYK

Walter Balderson  Symbol question.svg  DYK  
The Eternal Light  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Crystal Cathedral organ
Tony Jannus Award  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Walter Massey (actor)
Washington - Chicago Express (B&O train)
Leonard T. Schroeder  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Fernance Perry  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church
Fred Brocklander  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Raymond V. Haysbert  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Deirdre Imus
Washingtonian (B&O train)
Rawhide   Symbol question.svg  DYK
Robert W. Peterson  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Marylander (B&O train)  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Jean Pierre Reguerraz
Paul Callaway  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Benjamin Steinberg (conductor)  Symbol question.svg  DYK  
UMPS CARE  Symbol question.svg  DYK  
Tony Campbell (politician)
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Major contributions
             William Hillcourt    Cscr-featured.svg
             Franklin D. Roosevelt    Cscr-featured.svg
             Eleanor Roosevelt
             Terry Sanford    Cscr-featured.svg
             Hampton National Historic Site  Symbol support vote.svg  Symbol question.svg  DYK
             Capitol Limited (B&O train)  Symbol support vote.svg

             John Wilkes Booth  Symbol support vote.svg
             Lou Gehrig
             Babe Ruth
             Bermuda International Airport
             The Causeway, Bermuda
             Ewart Brown (Premier of Bermuda)
             George Washington Birthplace Nat'l Monument
             Ocean Grove, New Jersey
             Horseshoe Curve (Pennsylvania)
             Towson High School
             Shenandoah (B&O train)
             Pennsylvania Station (New York City)
             Dan Thomas, baseball player)  Symbol question.svg  DYK

Ed Walker
American Guild of Organists
Virgil Fox
E. Power Biggs
Rachel Scott
Boy Scouts of America  Symbol a class.svg  Symbol support vote.svg
Gen. James H. Howard  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Tony Jannus
Michael Phelps
Order of the Arrow  Symbol support vote.svg
D. James Kennedy
USS Arizona Memorial
Lassie (1954 television series)  Symbol support vote.svg
Arthur R. Eldred  Symbol support vote.svg
Maryland and Pennsylvania Railroad  Symbol support vote.svg  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Karl-Heinz Schnibbe  Symbol question.svg  DYK
Hurricane Fabian  Cscr-featured.svg
William Hanna  Cscr-featured.svg
Adventure in Washington  Symbol question.svg  DYK


Dyk25CE.svg The 25 DYK Creation and Expansion Medal
Congratulations on having more than 25 articles featured at Did you know in such a fascinating and varying range of topics. Your work is appreciated. Damien Linnane (talk) 07:16, 28 January 2019 (UTC)
Four Award.svgThis user received a Four Award because they started, had displayed as a Did You Know..., improved to Good Article status, and improved to Featured Article status Baltimore Steam Packet Company.
I'm an awesome Wikipedian!
This user has been identified as an Awesome Wikipedian and was awarded his own day, 12-18-2008.

Ten years!
--Gerda Arendt, 18 December 2018

images of history

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Thank you for quality articles on historic personalities such as Benjamin Steinberg, Franklin D. Roosevelt and E. Urner Goodman, for Baltimore Steam Packet Company, for excellent images, chosen for publication, - pilot and organ player who visited all US states, repeating (18 December 2008): you are an awesome Wikipedian!

--Gerda Arendt (talk) 10 August 2018

About me

Beech F90 King Air AN1631929.jpg This user is a Commercial airplane pilot with Instrument & Multi-engine ratings.
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This user is a former Captain in the United States Air Force.
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pipe organ.
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College Park.

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This user has a Master of Business Administration degree.
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United Methodist Church
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This user is the proud owner of a Jaguar V-12 XJS  

My travels      Passport US.jpg

 Argentina  Denmark  Italy  Slovakia
 Australia  East Germany (old)  Japan  South Africa
 Austria  Egypt  Latvia  Spain
 Bahamas  Finland  Mexico  Sweden
 Belgium  France  Morocco   Switzerland
 Bermuda  Germany  Netherlands  Thailand
 Brazil  Greece  Netherlands Antilles  Turkey
 Cambodia  Hungary  New Zealand  United Arab Emirates
 Canada  Iceland  Norway  United Kingdom
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 China  Ireland  Puerto Rico   Vatican City
 Czech Republic  Israel  Russia  Virgin Islands (U.S.)
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