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Bliss, Tasker Howard

Edward A. Goedeken.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1643 words.

Bliss, Tasker Howard (31 December 1853–09 November 1930), soldier, scholar, and diplomat, was born in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ripley Bliss, a Baptist clergyman and...

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Clark, Mark Wayne

Günter Bischof.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2180 words.

Clark, Mark Wayne (01 May 1896–17 April 1984), general and college president, was born in Watertown, New York, the son of Charles C. Clark, a U.S. Army colonel, and Rebecca Ezekiels, the...

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Deakin, Sir (Frederick) William Dampier [Bill] (1913–2005), special operations officer, historian, and college head

David Dilks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Special and Elite Forces; Organization and Management of Education; Education; History. 2811 words.

Deakin, Sir (Frederick) William Dampier [Bill] (1913–2005), special operations officer, historian, and college head, was born on 3 July 1913 at 30 Temple Gardens, Golders Green, London, the...

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Earle, Ralph

Paolo E. Coletta.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Organization and Management of Education. 1166 words.

Earle, Ralph (03 May 1874–13 February 1939), naval officer and college president, was born in Worcester, Massachusetts, the son of Stephen Carpenter Earle, an architect, and Mary Eaton...

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Eddy, William A.

David A. Hollinger.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1407 words.

Eddy, William A. (09 March 1896–03 May 1962), diplomat, intelligence agent, and military officer, was born in Sidon, a city in present-day Lebanon, to William King Eddy and Elizabeth...

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Gourlay, Sir (Basil) Ian Spencer (1920–2013), Royal Marines officer and educational administrator

Keith Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1463 words.

Gourlay, Sir (Basil) Ian Spencer (1920–2013), Royal Marines officer and educational administrator, was born on 13 November 1920 at 24 York Place, Chorlton upon Medlock, Manchester, the son...

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Hill, Daniel Harvey

Malcolm Lester.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Organization and Management of Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1657 words.

Hill, Daniel Harvey (12 July 1821–24 September 1889), soldier, educator, and editor, was born at Hill’s Iron Works, York District, South Carolina, the son of Solomon Hill, a farmer, and...

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Horton, Mildred McAfee

D'Ann Campbell.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Organization and Management of Education. 1352 words.

Horton, Mildred McAfee (12 May 1902–02 September 1994), college president and director of the WAVES, was born Mildred Helen McAfee in Parkville, Missouri, the youngest of three daughters of...

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Howard, Oliver Otis

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 2272 words.

Howard, Oliver Otis (08 November 1830–26 October 1909), soldier, government official, and educator, was born in Leeds, Maine, the son of Rowland Bailey Howard and Eliza Otis, farmers. As a...

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Johnston, William Preston

Elizabeth Zoe Vicary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 856 words.

Johnston, William Preston (05 January 1831–16 July 1899), soldier and educator, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Albert Sidney Johnston, an army officer, and Henrietta Preston....

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