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Blount, Edward

H. J. Spencer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 780 words.

Blount, Edward (1769–1843), campaigner for Roman Catholic civil rights, was born on 18 July 1769, the second of the three children of Sir Walter Blount, sixth baronet (d. 1785), of...

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Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount

Caroline Zilboorg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 687 words.

Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and...

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Chunchie, Kamal Athon

Rozina Visram.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 974 words.

Chunchie, Kamal Athon (1886–1953), Methodist minister and race relations worker, was born on 4 June 1886 in Kandy, Ceylon, the eldest of nine children (five sons and four daughters) of...

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Keogh, John

James Kelly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 899 words.

Keogh, John (1740–1817), campaigner for Roman Catholic rights, was born in humble circumstances to Cornelius Keogh (1708–1774), labourer, and Abigail Keogh (1711–1779) in Dublin. He made...

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Kohler, Max James

Eric L. Goldstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Education; History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1249 words.

Kohler, Max James (22 May 1871–24 July 1934), jurist, historian, and Jewish communal worker, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Kaufmann Kohler and Johanna Einhorn. His parents were...

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Menasseh ben Israel

David S. Katz.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 2103 words.

Menasseh ben Israel (1604–1657), rabbi and campaigner for the readmission of Jews to England, was born in Portugal. His parents, Joseph (ben Israel) Soeiro and Rachel Abrabanel, were...

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Salaman, Redcliffe Nathan

Paolo Palladino.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Genetics and Genomics; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 1021 words.

Salaman, Redcliffe Nathan (1874–1955), geneticist and Jewish activist, was born Nathan Redcliffe Salaman, at 100 Redcliffe Gardens, Kensington, London, on 12 September 1874, the ninth of...

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Schonfeld, Solomon

David H. Kranzler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Judaism and Jewish Studies. 1447 words.

Schonfeld, Solomon (1912–1984), rabbi and rescuer of persecuted Jews, was born on 21 February 1912 at 125 Green Lanes, Stoke Newington, London, the second of seven children (six boys and...

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Scott, (Guthrie) Michael

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1076 words.

Scott, (Guthrie) Michael (1907–1983), Anglican clergyman and campaigner for racial equality, particularly in southern Africa, was born at Lowfield Heath, Sussex, on 30 July 1907, the third...

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