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St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair

Robert Bewley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1352 words.

St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer, was born on 13 November 1912 at Rose Cottage, Cookley, Worcestershire, the only surviving...

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Stringer, Prof. Dame Joan (Kathleen)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Science and Mathematics; Education; Business Finance. 413 words.

DBE 2009 (CBE 2001); PhD; FRSE

Born 12 May 1948; d of Francis James and Doris Joan Bourne; m 1993, Roelof Marinus Mali

Principal and Vice-Chancellor,...

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Thom, Alexander

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 660 words.

Thom, Alexander (1894–1985), aerodynamicist and archaeologist, was born on 26 March 1894 in Carradale Mains, Argyll, the elder son (there were no daughters) of Archibald Thom, farmer, and...

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Twain, Mark

Louis J. Budd.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education. 8235 words.

Twain, Mark (30 November 1835–21 April 1910), author and lecturer, was born Samuel Langhorne Clemens in Florida, Missouri, the son of John Marshall Clemens, a lawyer, and Jane Lampton....

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Wallis, Dame Sheila (Ann)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education. 108 words.

DBE 2002

Born 13 Feb. 1940; d of John and Lilian Pearson; m 1964, Brian Wallis; two s

Director and Education Consultant, Wallis Partnership Ltd,...

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Walsham, Prof. Alexandra Marie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education. 250 words.

PhD; FBA 2009; FRHistS, FAHA

Born Hayle, Cornwall, 4 Jan. 1966; d of Bruce and Ann Walsham

Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge, since 2010;...

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Wickens, Prof. Alan Herbert

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Science and Mathematics; Education. 292 words.

OBE 1980; FREng, FIMechE

Born 29 March 1929; s of late Herbert Leslie Wickens and of Sylvia Wickens; m 1st, 1953, Eleanor Joyce Waggott (d 1984); one d...

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Wittrick, William Henry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education. 874 words.

Wittrick, William Henry (1922–1986), aeronautical engineer, was born in Huddersfield on 29 October 1922, the elder son and eldest of four children of Frank Wittrick (1894–1960), who had...

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Wright, Theodore Paul

Roger E. Bilstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; US Politics; Education. 973 words.

Wright, Theodore Paul (25 May 1895–21 August 1970), aviation administrator and educator, was born in Galesburg, Illinois, the son of Philip Green Wright, a college professor, and Elizabeth...

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