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Amory, Cleveland

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 1300 words.

Amory, Cleveland (02 September 1917–14 October 1998), writer and animal rights advocate, was born in Nahant, Massachusetts, the son of Robert Amory, a textile manufacturer, and his wife,...

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Coren, Alan

Libby Purves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Literature; Humour; Television. 1427 words.

Coren, Alan (1938–2007), humorous writer, was born on 27 June 1938 at 2 Queensdown Road, Hackney, London, the son of Samuel Coren, builder and plumber, and his wife, Martha, née Coren,...

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Grange, Red

John M. Carroll.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1797 words.

Grange, Red (13 June 1903–28 January 1991), football player, coach, and broadcaster, was born Harold Edward Grange in Forksville, Pennsylvania, the son of Lyle Grange, a lumber camp...

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Harmon, Tom

Douglas A. Noverr.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Television. 1050 words.

Harmon, Tom (28 September 1919–15 March 1990), football player and sportscaster, was born Thomas Dudley Harmon in Rensselaer, Indiana, the son of Louis A. Harmon, a steel mill policeman,...

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Hughes, Emlyn Walter

John Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Television. 1548 words.

Hughes, Emlyn Walter (1947–2004), footballer and television sports personality, was born on 28 August 1947 in Risedale Maternity Hospital, Barrow in Furness. He was the second of three...

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Jenkins, Christopher Dennis Alexander Martin-

Jonathan Agnew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1642 words.

Jenkins, Christopher Dennis Alexander Martin- (1945–2013), cricket commentator, was born on 20 January 1945 at 5 Geneva Street, Peterborough (his maternal grandmother's home), the second of...

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Longhurst, Henry Carpenter

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1058 words.

Longhurst, Henry Carpenter (1909–1978), golf journalist and television broadcaster, was born on 18 March 1909 at Bromham, Bedfordshire, the only child of (William) Henry Longhurst, the...

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Maskell, Daniel [Dan]

Jonathan Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1331 words.

Maskell, Daniel [Dan] (1908–1992), tennis player and broadcaster, was born on 11 April 1908 at 15 Everington Street, Fulham, London, the fourth and youngest son and seventh of eight...

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McLaren, William Pollock [Bill]

Huw Richards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1249 words.

McLaren, William Pollock [Bill] (1923–2010), rugby union commentator and teacher, was born at 54 Weensland Road, Hawick, Roxburghshire, on 16 October 1923, the second of the three children...

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Rayner [née Berkovitch], Claire Berenice

Jane Reed.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Labour and Demographic Economics; Journalism; Literature. 2686 words.

Rayner [née Berkovitch], Claire Berenice (1931–2010), writer, broadcaster, and social campaigner, was born at 24 Underwood Street, Stepney, London, on 22 January 1931, the eldest daughter...

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