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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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Kemper, James Scott

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1052 words.

Kemper, James Scott (18 November 1886–17 September 1981), insurance executive and ambassador, was born in Van Wert, Ohio, the son of Hathaway Kemper, a prominent attorney, and Mary Jane...

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MacArthur, John D.

Elizabeth Zoe Vicary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Insurance. 766 words.

MacArthur, John D. (06 March 1897–06 January 1978), insurance executive and billionaire, was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania, the son of William Telfer MacArthur, a farmer and Presbyterian...

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Manton, Sir Edwin Alfred Grenville (1909–2005), insurance underwriter, art collector, and philanthropist

Nicholas Serota.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Financial Aspects of Art; Insurance. 1094 words.

Manton, Sir Edwin Alfred Grenville (1909–2005), insurance underwriter, art collector, and philanthropist, was born on 22 January 1909 at Burrows Road, Earls Colne, Essex, the eldest of...

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Seward, George Frederick

David L. Anderson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 710 words.

Seward, George Frederick (08 November 1840–28 November 1910), diplomat and business executive, was born in Florida, New York, the son of George Washington Seward and Tempe Wicke Leddell....

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Wright, Elizur

Lawrence B. Goodheart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1307 words.

Wright, Elizur (12 February 1804–21 November 1885), abolitionist and life insurance reformer, was born in South Canaan, Connecticut, the son of Elizur Wright, Sr., and Clarissa Richards,...

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