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John Muir


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John Muir ( MEWR; April 21, 1838 – December 24, 1914) also known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America.
His letters, essays, and books describing his adventures in nature, especially in the Sierra Nevada, have been read by millions. His activism helped to preserve the Yosemite Valley and Sequoia National Park, and his example has served as an inspiration for the preservation of many other wilderness areas. The Sierra Club, which he co-founded, is a prominent American conservation organization.  In his later life, Muir devoted most of his time to the preservation of the Western forests. As part of the campaign to make Yosemite a national park, Muir published two landmark articles on wilderness preservation in The Century Magazine, "The Treasures of the Yosemite" and "Features of the Proposed Yosemite National Park"; this helped support the push for U.S. Congress to pass a bill in 1890 establishing Yosemite National Park. The spiritual quality and enthusiasm toward nature expressed in his writings has inspired readers, including presidents and congressmen, to take action to help preserve large nature areas.John Muir has been considered "an inspiration to both Scots and Americans". Muir's biographer, Steven J. Holmes, believes that Muir has become "one of the patron saints of twentieth-century American environmental activity," both political and recreational. As a result, his writings are commonly discussed in books and journals, and he has often been quoted by nature photographers such as Ansel Adams. "Muir has profoundly shaped the very categories through which Americans understand and envision their relationships with the natural world," writes Holmes.Muir was noted for being an ecological thinker, political spokesman, and religious prophet, whose writings became a personal guide into nature for countless individuals, making his name "almost ubiquitous" in the modern environmental consciousness. According to author William Anderson, Muir exemplified "the archetype of our oneness with the earth", while biographer Donald Worster says he believed his mission was "saving the American soul from total surrender to materialism." On April 21, 2013, the first ever John Muir Day was celebrated in Scotland, which marked the 175th anniversary of his birth, paying homage to the conservationist.
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John Muir Health

Health center

  • Desc: John Muir Health is a health care service headquartered in Walnut Creek, California and serving Contra Costa County, California and surrounding communities. It was formed in 1997 from the merger of John Muir Medical Center and Mt. Diablo Medical Center.
  • URL: http://www.johnmuirhealth.com
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_Health
  • Type: Thing, Organization, Corporation, Hospital
  • Result Score: 2273.10
John Loder

John Loder

Film actor

  • Desc: John Loder was established as a British film actor in Germany and Britain before immigrating to the United States in 1928 for work in the new talkies. He worked in Hollywood for two periods, becoming an American citizen in 1947. After living also in Argentina, he became a naturalized British citizen in 1959.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Loder_(actor)
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 753.30

John Muir Middle School

Middle school in Wausau, Wisconsin

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 722.30
John Muir National Historic Site

John Muir National Historic Site

National park in Martinez, California

  • Desc: The John Muir National Historic Site is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, in Martinez, Contra Costa County, California. It preserves the 14-room Italianate Victorian mansion where the naturalist and writer John Muir lived, as well as a nearby 325-acre tract of native oak woodlands and grasslands historically owned by the Muir family.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_National_Historic_Site
  • Type: Thing, TouristAttraction, LandmarksOrHistoricalBuildings, Place
  • Result Score: 572.59

John Muir Elementary School

Elementary school in Parma, Ohio

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 532.35
John Muir College

John Muir College

College in San Diego, California

  • Desc: John Muir College is one of the seven undergraduate colleges at the University of California San Diego. The college is named after John Muir, the environmentalist and founder of the Sierra Club.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_College
  • Type: Thing, Organization, Place, EducationalOrganization, CollegeOrUniversity
  • Result Score: 485.39
John Muir Wilderness

John Muir Wilderness

National monument in Lakeshore, Fresno County, California

  • Desc: The John Muir Wilderness is a wilderness area that extends along the crest of the Sierra Nevada of California for 90 miles, in the Inyo and Sierra National Forests.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_Wilderness
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 451.81
John Muir

John Muir

Mountaineer

  • Desc: John Muir also known as "John of the Mountains" and "Father of the National Parks", was an influential Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher, glaciologist, and early advocate for the preservation of wilderness in the United States of America.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 409.94

John Muir Country Park

Country park in Scotland

  • Desc: The John Muir Country Park is a country park near the village of West Barns, which is part of the town of Dunbar in East Lothian, Scotland.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_Country_Park
  • Type: Thing, Place, TouristAttraction
  • Result Score: 310.27

John Muir Middle School

Middle school in San Jose, California

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 231.95

John Muiruri

Kenyan footballer

  • Desc: John Machethe "Mo" Muiruri is a Kenyan footballer who currently plays for Moss FK in Norway as a midfielder. He is known for his close ball control and ability to dribble the ball.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muiruri
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 209.32

Sierra Club John Muir Award

Award

  • Desc: The Sierra Club John Muir Award is awarded annually by the Sierra Club. It is the club's highest award. According to the Sierra Club, "it honors a distinguished record of leadership in national conservation causes, such as continuing John Muir's work of preservation and establishment of parks and wildernesses."
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_Club_John_Muir_Award
  • Type: Thing
  • Result Score: 179.97

John Muir

Businessman

  • Desc: Sir John Muir, 1st Baronet DL JP was a Scottish businessman who served as Lord Provost of Glasgow from 1889 to 1892. He founded Finlay Muir & Co, one of the world's largest 19th century companies.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_(businessman)
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 137.12

John Muir Elementary School

School in British Columbia, Canada

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 100.59

John Muir Middle School

Middle school in San Leandro, California

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 65.76

John Muir Middle School

Middle school in Los Angeles, California

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 51.65
Muir Gray

Muir Gray

British physician

  • Desc: Sir John Armstrong Muir Gray, CBE, FRCPSGlas, FCLIP is a British physician, who has held senior positions in screening, public health, information management. and value in healthcare.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muir_Gray
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 49.33

John Muir Elementary School

School in San Jose, California

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 45.79

John Muir

Medical doctor

John Muir Middle School

Middle school in Burbank, California

  • Type: Thing, School, Organization, EducationalOrganization
  • Result Score: 40.30

The Yosemite

Book by John Muir

  • Type: Thing, Book
  • Result Score: 29.92

John Muir

Book by Thomas Locker

  • Type: Thing, Book
  • Result Score: 24.00

John Muir

Scottish footballer

  • Desc: John Muir was a Scottish footballer who played for St Johnstone and Alloa Athletic. Willie Ormond brought Muir to Muirton Park in 1969 having been impressed by his goalscoring exploits at Alloa Athletic.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_(footballer,_born_1947)
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 24.00

John Muir

Footballer

John Muir

Book by William F. Kimes

  • Type: Thing, Book
  • Result Score: 24.00

JoHn Muir

Song by ScHoolboy Q

  • Type: Thing, MusicRecording
  • Result Score: 24.00

John Muir

Justice

  • Desc: John Daniel Murray Muir was an Appeals Court justice at the Supreme Court of Queensland. He was appointed in 2007, after serving between 2002 and 2007 as a Commercial List Judge for the Supreme Court of Queensland.
  • Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Muir_(judge)
  • Type: Thing, Person
  • Result Score: 24.00
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