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Chalmers, James

Andrew Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Maps and Map-making; Australasian and Pacific History; Religion and Education. 1400 words.

Chalmers, James (1841–1901), missionary and explorer, was born at Ardrishaig, Argyll, on 4 August 1841, the son of John Chalmers (1802–1869), a stonemason from Peterhead. His mother, Mary, null...

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Judd, Gerrit Parmele

Lela Goodell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History; World History; Medicine and Health; US Politics; Religion and Education. 1293 words.

Judd, Gerrit Parmele (23 April 1803–12 July 1873), physician, medical missionary, and Hawaiian government official and adviser, was born in Paris, New York, the son of Elnathan Judd, Jr., a...

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Mary Helen MacKillop

Overview page. Subjects: Australasian and Pacific History — Christianity.

(1842–1909),

foundress, Australia's first saint. Born of Scottish parents, the eldest of eight children, she worked as a teacher at Penola in South Australia where she met Julian...

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