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Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor

Donald Winch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Welfare and Poverty; Sociology; Business and Management; Insurance; Economics. 980 words.

Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor, was born at Ashtead, Surrey, the eldest son of Sir Robert Eden...

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Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education; History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 851 words.

Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East, only son of Thomas Farley of Meiltran, co. Cavan, was born at Dublin on 9 September 1823. He was destined for the...

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Field, Marshall, III

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Journalism. 1172 words.

Field, Marshall, III (28 September 1893–08 November 1956), investor, newspaper publisher, and philanthropist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Marshall Field II and Albertine Huck....

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Forbes, Sir William, of Pitsligo, sixth baronet (1739–1806), banker and benefactor

John Booker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1543 words.

Forbes, Sir William, of Pitsligo, sixth baronet (1739–1806), banker and benefactor, was born on 5 April 1739 at Edinburgh, the eldest surviving son of Sir William Forbes, fifth baronet...

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Fullarton, John (1780?–1849), traveller and writer on currency

L. C. Sanders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; World History; Travel and Holiday; Economics. 460 words.

Fullarton, John (1780?–1849), traveller and writer on currency, was the only child of Gavin Fullarton (d. 1795), a Greenock surgeon, and his wife, Anne (1744–1796), youngest daughter of...

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Gage, Joseph Edward (c. 1687–1766), adventurer

G. Martin Murphy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; World History; Travel and Holiday. 946 words.

Gage, Joseph Edward (c. 1687–1766), adventurer, the younger son of Joseph Gage (1652–1700) and his wife, Elizabeth Penruddock (d. 1693), was born about 1687. His father, the third son of...

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Girard, Stephen

Edwin J. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 807 words.

Girard, Stephen (20 May 1750–26 December 1831), merchant, banker, and philanthropist, was born in Bordeaux, France, the son of Pierre Girard, an officer in the French navy, and Odette...

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Goldman, Henry

William Weisberger.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1004 words.

Goldman, Henry (21 September 1857–04 April 1937), financier and philanthropist, was the youngest child of Bertha Goldman and of Marcus Goldman, who organized and directed a successful New...

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Green, John Cleve

Richard Groves.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1494 words.

Green, John Cleve (04 April 1800–29 April 1875), philanthropist, railroad entrepreneur, and China trader, was born in Lawrenceville (formerly Maidenhead), New Jersey, the son of Caleb Smith...

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Gurney, Samuel (1786–1856), banker and philanthropist

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 941 words.

Gurney, Samuel (1786–1856), banker and philanthropist, was born at Earlham Hall, near Norwich, on 18 October 1786, the second son of John Gurney (1749–1809), Quaker banker, of Norwich, and...

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