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Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919), property owner and newspaper proprietor

John Turner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Journalism. 681 words.

Astor, William Waldorf, first Viscount Astor (1848–1919), property owner and newspaper proprietor, was born on 31 March 1848 in New York, the only child of John Jacob Astor (1822–1890),...

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Robinson, Solon

Donald B. Marti.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Journalism; World History. 1211 words.

Robinson, Solon (21 October 1803–03 November 1880), author, agricultural journalist, and Indiana pioneer, was born in Tolland, Connecticut, the son of Jacob Robinson, a farmer and cooper,...

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Rodale, J. I.

Carlton Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Journalism. 1187 words.

Rodale, J. I. (16 August 1898–07 June 1971), health food publisher, was born Jerome Irving Cohen in New York City, the son of Michael Cohen, a capmaker and grocer, and Bertha Rouda. Both...

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Trenchard, John [pseuds. Cato, Diogenes] (1668/9–1723), landowner and publicist

Marie McMahon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History; History of Agriculture; Political Theory; Agriculture and Farming. 1540 words.

Trenchard, John [pseuds. Cato, Diogenes] (1668/9–1723), landowner and publicist, was the first son of William Trenchard (1640–1710), landowner, of Cutteridge, Wiltshire, and his wife,...

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