Nitrogen is a chemical element that has the symbol N, atomic number of 7 and atomic mass 14.00674 u. Elemental nitrogen is a colorless, odorless, tasteless and mostly inert diatomic gas at standard conditions, constituting 78% by volume of Earth's atmosphere. Many industrially important compounds, such as ammonia, nitric acid, organic nitrates, and cyanides, contain nitrogen.
Martin Kissinger Gantz (January 28, 1862 – February 10, 1916) was a U.S. Representative from Ohio. Born in Bethel Township, Miami County, Ohio, Gantz attended the common schools and Lebanon (Ohio) College. He was graduated from the Cincinnati Law College in 1883. He was admitted to the bar in 1883 and commenced practice in Troy, Ohio. He served as mayor of the city of Troy in 1889. Gantz was elected as a Democrat to the Fifty-second Congress (March 4, 1891-March 3, 1893).
Andrew Rankin is a former Canadian investment banker. He is best known for being at the centre of a 7-year Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) investigation from 2001 to 2008. He attended Upper Canada College, as part of Scadding House, where he befriended fellow student Daniel Duic. After graduating, Rankin headed to finance. By late 1997, Rankin had joined RBC Dominion Securities, as part of the mergers and acquisitions department.