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Cabanel, Rudolphe

John Earl.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Engineering (General). 514 words.

Cabanel, Rudolphe (1762/3–1839), engineer and theatre designer, was 'a native' of Aachen (some accounts say Liège) but lived in London for most of his life. Little is known of his family or...

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Cody [formerly Cowdery], Samuel Franklin

John A. Bagley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Performing Arts. 871 words.

Cody [formerly Cowdery], Samuel Franklin (1861–1913), showman and aeronautical designer, was born on 6 March 1861 in Davenport, Iowa, USA, the fourth of five children of Samuel Franklin...

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Day, Daniel

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Engineering (General). 564 words.

Day, Daniel (1683–1767), engineer and founder of Fairlop fair, Essex, was born in Southwark, Surrey, where his father was a prosperous brewer. Day never married, and resided all his working...

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Foyle, (William Richard) Christopher

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 445 words.

Born London, 20 Jan. 1943; s of William Richard Foyle and Alice Foyle (née Kun); m 1983, Catherine Mary Jelleyman; one s three d

DL; Chairman, W & G Foyle...

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Hammarskjöld, Knut (Olof Hjalmar Åkesson)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 245 words.

Born Geneva, 16 Jan. 1922; Swedish; m Inga-Lill; four s from former marriages; died 3 Jan. 2012

Director, 1948, and Chairman, 1987–94, then Emeritus Chairman,...

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Kahn, Paula

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 205 words.

Born 15 Nov. 1940; d of Cyril Maurice Kahn and Stella Roscoe

Chair, Metropolitan Housing Trust, since 2013

Chiswick County High Sch.; Bristol Univ. (BA Hons)

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Oman, Julia Trevelyan [married name Julia Trevelyan Strong, Lady Strong]

Catherine A. Surowiec.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Theatre; Art Forms; Agriculture and Farming. 1214 words.

Oman, Julia Trevelyan [married name Julia Trevelyan Strong, Lady Strong] (1930–2003), designer and gardener, was born on 11 July 1930 at 30 Abingdon Villas, Kensington, London, the elder...

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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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Shawyer, Eric Francis

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 121 words.

CBE 1998; FICS

Born 17 July 1932; m 1956, Joyce Patricia Henley; one s one d

Chairman, E. A. Gibson Shipbrokers Ltd, 1988–2000; Chairman, Baltic...

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Swainson, Charles Patrick

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Medicine and Health. 126 words.

FRCPE, FRCSE; FFPH

Born Gloucester, 18 May 1948; s of John Edwin Swainson and Mary Diana Swainson (née O’Rourke); m 1981, Marie Adele Irwin; one s

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