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Belmont, August

Irving Katz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; US Politics; Banking. 1074 words.

Belmont, August (08 December 1813–24 November 1890), financier, politician, and sportsman, was born in Alzey, a German Rhineland village, the son of Simon Belmont, a moneylender and...

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Hagar, Jonathan

Elizabeth A. Kessel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1267 words.

Hagar, Jonathan (1714–06 November 1775), land speculator, assemblyman, and town developer, was born in the duchy of Westphalia, Germany; the names of his parents are unknown. Hagar (also...

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Smith, Sir John Lindsay Eric

Clive Aslet.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Business and Management; Banking; UK Politics. 1814 words.

Smith, Sir John Lindsay Eric (1923–2007), banker, politician, and philanthropist, was born on 3 April 1923 at 83 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, the eldest of three sons and second of four...

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