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Amory, Cleveland

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1300 words.

Amory, Cleveland (02 September 1917–14 October 1998), writer and animal rights advocate, was born in Nahant, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Amory, a textile manufacturer, and his wife,...

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Boyd, Julian Parks

Herbert E. Sloan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Education; History. 1104 words.

Boyd, Julian Parks (03 November 1903–28 May 1980), documentary editor and historian, was born in Converse, South Carolina, the son of Robert J. Boyd, a railroad telegrapher, and Melona...

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Brownrigg, Thomas Marcus (1902–1967), naval officer and television company executive

Barrie MacDonald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Television. 1682 words.

Brownrigg, Thomas Marcus (1902–1967), naval officer and television company executive, was born on 8 July 1902 at Homeleigh, Shooters Hill, Plumstead, London, the son of Major, later...

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Buxton, Aubrey Leland Oakes, Baron Buxton of Alsa (1918–2009), television executive and conservationist

Anthony Hayward.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 967 words.

Buxton, Aubrey Leland Oakes, Baron Buxton of Alsa (1918–2009), television executive and conservationist, was born at 153 Banbury Road, Oxford, on 15 July 1918, the younger son and third of...

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Garden

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Local and Family History; Television; Education. 0 words.

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Goody, Jade Cerisa Lorraine (1981–2009), television contestant and celebrity

Lawrence Goldman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Television. 2000 words.

Goody, Jade Cerisa Lorraine (1981–2009), television contestant and celebrity, was born on 5 June 1981 at King's College Hospital, Denmark Hill, London, the daughter of Andrew Robert Goody...

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Halliwell, (Robert James) Leslie (1929–1989), film buyer and encyclopaedist

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Television; Film. 944 words.

Halliwell, (Robert James) Leslie (1929–1989), film buyer and encyclopaedist, was born on 23 February 1929 in Bolton, Lancashire, the youngest child by thirteen years and only son in the...

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Henderson, Oscar (1891–1969), naval officer and television company executive

Barrie MacDonald.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Television. 994 words.

Henderson, Oscar (1891–1969), naval officer and television company executive, was born on 7 October 1891 at Oakley House, Windsor Park, Belfast, the third son of Sir James Henderson...

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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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Jacob, Sir (Edward) Ian Claud (1899–1993), army officer and broadcasting executive

Leonard Miall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1737 words.

Jacob, Sir (Edward) Ian Claud (1899–1993), army officer and broadcasting executive, was born in Quetta, Baluchistan, India, on 27 September 1899, the second of two children of Field Marshal...

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