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Abbott, Grace

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1955 words.

Abbott, Grace (17 November 1878–19 June 1939), social worker and administrator, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and politician, and Elizabeth...

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Abdy, Edward Strutt (1791–1846), campaigner against slavery and racism

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 671 words.

Abdy, Edward Strutt (1791–1846), campaigner against slavery and racism, was the fifth and youngest son of Thomas Abdy Abdy, born Thomas Abdy Rutherford (1755–1798), Church of England...

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Bond, Charles John (1856–1939), surgeon and advocate of voluntary euthanasia

N. D. A. Kemp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Surgery. 842 words.

Bond, Charles John (1856–1939), surgeon and advocate of voluntary euthanasia, was born at Bittesby, in the Lutterworth area of Leicestershire, on 27 October 1856, the son of George Bond, a...

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Bonn, Leopold Bernhard (1850–1929), banker and philanthropist

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1026 words.

Bonn, Leopold Bernhard (1850–1929), banker and philanthropist, was born on 3 August 1850 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the ninth child of Baruch Bonn, a prominent Jewish banker. He was...

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Bowen, Arthur Charles Mainwaring (1922–1980), founder of the British Rheumatic Association

Richard Gutch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 998 words.

Bowen, Arthur Charles Mainwaring (1922–1980), founder of the British Rheumatic Association, was born on 24 March 1922 at Pentre-bach, Pontyberem, near Carmarthen, the son of Arthur...

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Garvey, Amy Ashwood

Barbara Bair.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1472 words.

Garvey, Amy Ashwood (18 January 1897–03 May 1969), Pan-African activist and feminist, was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, one of three children of Michael Delbert Ashwood and Maudriana...

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Gorman, Bartholomew [Bartley] (1944–2002), pugilist and Gypsy leader

Joseph M. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 859 words.

Gorman, Bartholomew [Bartley] (1944–2002), pugilist and Gypsy leader, was born on 1 March 1944 in a barrel-top wagon at Home Farm, Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire, the eldest of the three sons...

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Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children

Mark Pottle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1209 words.

Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children, was born at 6 North Street, Clerkenwell, London, on 15 August 1845, the third son of George Paul...

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Hay, Harry

Craig M. Loftin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights; Education. 1333 words.

Hay, Harry (07 April 1912–24 October 2002), gay rights pioneer, was born Henry Hay, Jr., in Worthing, Sussex, England, to wealthy American parents, Henry Hay, Sr., and Margaret Neall. His...

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Kameny, Frank

Philip Gambone.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1375 words.

Kameny, Frank (21 May 1925–11 October 2011), pioneer in the gay rights movement, was born Franklin Edward Kameny in New York City to Emil Kameny and Rae Beck, European Jews. A shy,...

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