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Allen, Young John William

Adrian A. Bennett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Religion and Education; Education. 1148 words.

Allen, Young John William (03 January 1836–30 May 1907), missionary, educator, and journalist in China, was born in Burke County, Georgia, the son of Andrew Young John Allen and Jane...

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Beard, Charles (1827–1888), Unitarian minister, scholar, and journal editor

Alexander Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 805 words.

Beard, Charles (1827–1888), Unitarian minister, scholar, and journal editor, was born at Higher Broughton, Manchester, on 27 July 1827, the eldest son of John Relly Beard (1800–1876),...

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Brownlow, William Gannaway

Jonathan M. Atkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; US Politics; State and Local Government; Journalism. 1552 words.

Brownlow, William Gannaway (29 August 1805–29 April 1877), minister, newspaper editor, and governor of Tennessee, was born in Wytheville, Virginia, the son of Joseph A. Brownlow and...

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Brownson, Orestes Augustus

David Hoeveler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Philosophy; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1391 words.

Brownson, Orestes Augustus (16 September 1803–17 April 1876), educator and philosopher, was born in Stockbridge, Vermont, the son of Sylvester Augustus Brownson and Relief Metcalf, farmers....

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Carus, Paul

Charles S. Prebish.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Journalism; Education; Philosophy. 898 words.

Carus, Paul (18 July 1852–11 February 1919), editor, author, and philosopher, was born in Ilsenburg, Germany, the son of Dr. Gustav Carus, the first superintendent-general of the Church of...

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Curry, Daniel

Gary Scott Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Education. 1134 words.

Curry, Daniel (26 November 1809–17 August 1887), Methodist pastor, college president, and editor, was born near Peekskill, New York; the names of his parents are not known. An industrious...

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Duffy, Francis Patrick

Scott Appleby.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 1320 words.

Duffy, Francis Patrick (02 May 1871–26 June 1932), Catholic military chaplain, editor, and teacher, was born in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada, the son of Irish immigrants Patrick Duffy and Mary...

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Foote, George William (1850–1915), radical journalist and secularist

Edward Royle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Journalism; Politics. 837 words.

Foote, George William (1850–1915), radical journalist and secularist, was born at 2 How Street Cottages, Plymouth, on 11 January 1850, the son of William Thomas Foot, customs officer, who...

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Fuller, Margaret

Joel Athey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Alternative Belief Systems; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 2643 words.

Fuller, Margaret (23 May 1810–19 July 1850), author and feminist, was born Sarah Margaret Fuller in Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, the daughter of Timothy Fuller, a lawyer, and Margaret...

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Greenberg, Leopold Jacob (1861–1931), newspaper editor and Zionist

Hilary L. Rubinstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Journalism; Ethnic Politics. 1706 words.

Greenberg, Leopold Jacob (1861–1931), newspaper editor and Zionist, was born at 26 Frederic Street, Birmingham, on 6 September 1861, the second of three sons (there were also two daughters)...

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