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Crockett, James Underwood

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; History of Science and Technology; Agriculture and Farming. 868 words.

Crockett, James Underwood (09 October 1915–11 July 1979), gardener and writer, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, the son of Earle Royce Crockett and Inez Underwood Crockett. After...

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Howard, George Anthony Geoffrey, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe (1920–1984), landowner and chairman of the BBC

Ian McIntyre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1295 words.

Howard, George Anthony Geoffrey, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe (1920–1984), landowner and chairman of the BBC, was born on 22 May 1920 at 32 Chester Square, London, the second of three sons...

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Jones, (David Brinley) Clay (1923–1996), horticulturist and broadcaster

Stefan Buczacki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Agriculture and Farming. 1003 words.

Jones, (David Brinley) Clay (1923–1996), horticulturist and broadcaster, was born on 8 November 1923 at Glascoed, Napier Street, Cardigan, the elder child and only son of William Jones,...

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McCrea, Joel

Ginger Clark.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Film. 1297 words.

McCrea, Joel (05 November 1905–20 October 1990), actor and rancher, was born Joel Albert McCrea in South Pasadena, California, the son of Thomas P. McCrea, an executive with the Los Angeles...

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Middleton, Cecil Henry (1886–1945), horticulturist and broadcaster

Jeff Walden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Agriculture and Farming. 833 words.

Middleton, Cecil Henry (1886–1945), horticulturist and broadcaster, was born on 22 February 1886 in the Northamptonshire village of Weston by Weedon, the son of John Robert Middleton and...

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Mix, Tom

Ginger Clark.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Film. 1284 words.

Mix, Tom (06 January 1880–12 October 1940), cowboy and motion picture star, was born Thomas Hezikiah Mix in Mix Run, Pennsylvania, the son of Edwin Elias Mix, a teamster in the lumber...

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Robb, Eustace Frederick (1899–1985), television producer and landowner

Robin Denniston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 760 words.

Robb, Eustace Frederick (1899–1985), television producer and landowner, was born on 28 February 1899 at 10 Onslow Square, London, the only son of Major-General Sir Frederick Spencer Robb...

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Rogers, Will

Peter C. Rollins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Radio; Literature; Humour; Journalism; Performing Arts; Theatre. 2200 words.

Rogers, Will (04 November 1879–15 August 1935), entertainer and social commentator, was born William Penn Adair Rogers near Oologah, Oklahoma, in what was then the Cooweescoowee District of...

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Sowerbutts, William Edmund [Bill] (1911–1990), nurseryman and broadcaster

Stefan Buczacki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Agriculture and Farming. 904 words.

Sowerbutts, William Edmund [Bill] (1911–1990), nurseryman and broadcaster, was born on 4 January 1911 at Moss Side Nurseries, Ashton under Lyne, Lancashire, the son of John Sowerbutts,...

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Stanford, John Montague Benett- (1870–1947), cinematographer and landowner

Richard D. Fulton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Film; Agriculture and Farming. 1269 words.

Stanford, John Montague Benett- (1870–1947), cinematographer and landowner, was born at the family estate of Pythouse, West Tisbury, Wiltshire, on 5 February 1870, the only legitimate son...

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