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Abbott, Grace

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1955 words.

Abbott, Grace (17 November 1878–19 June 1939), social worker and administrator, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and politician, and Elizabeth...

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Bonn, Leopold Bernhard (1850–1929), banker and philanthropist

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1026 words.

Bonn, Leopold Bernhard (1850–1929), banker and philanthropist, was born on 3 August 1850 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the ninth child of Baruch Bonn, a prominent Jewish banker. He was...

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Bowen, Arthur Charles Mainwaring (1922–1980), founder of the British Rheumatic Association

Richard Gutch.

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. 998 words.

Bowen, Arthur Charles Mainwaring (1922–1980), founder of the British Rheumatic Association, was born on 24 March 1922 at Pentre-bach, Pontyberem, near Carmarthen, the son of Arthur...

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Garvey, Amy Ashwood

Barbara Bair.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1472 words.

Garvey, Amy Ashwood (18 January 1897–03 May 1969), Pan-African activist and feminist, was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, one of three children of Michael Delbert Ashwood and Maudriana...

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Gorman, Bartholomew [Bartley] (1944–2002), pugilist and Gypsy leader

Joseph M. Wilson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 859 words.

Gorman, Bartholomew [Bartley] (1944–2002), pugilist and Gypsy leader, was born on 1 March 1944 in a barrel-top wagon at Home Farm, Giltbrook, Nottinghamshire, the eldest of the three sons...

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Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children

Mark Pottle.

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. 1209 words.

Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children, was born at 6 North Street, Clerkenwell, London, on 15 August 1845, the third son of George Paul...

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Large, Sir Peter (1931–2005), civil servant and campaigner for the rights of disabled people

Bert Massie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1417 words.

Large, Sir Peter (1931–2005), civil servant and campaigner for the rights of disabled people, was born on 16 October 1931 at 100 Hawkeys Lane, Tynemouth, the son of Rosslyn Victor Large (d....

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Mansell, James Lawson [Jim] (1952–2012), social scientist and campaigner for the rights of people with learning disabilities

Terry Philpot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1047 words.

Mansell, James Lawson [Jim] (1952–2012), social scientist and campaigner for the rights of people with learning disabilities, was born on 2 September 1952 at Stone Park Hospital, Beckenham,...

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Schonfeld, Solomon (1912–1984), rabbi and rescuer of persecuted Jews

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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Shepherd, Ian Douglas Dawson- (1915–1996), charity administrator

Brian Lamb.

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. 1245 words.

Shepherd, Ian Douglas Dawson- (1915–1996), charity administrator, was born on 23 September 1915 at Port Said, Egypt, the second of four children of John Dawson-Shepherd, an agriculturist in...

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