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Clement, Frank Charles (1886–1970), engineer and racing driver

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 3 words.

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Denly, Albert William [Bert] (1900–1989), motorcycle racer and motor engineer

Roger Bird.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 865 words.

Denly, Albert William [Bert] (1900–1989), motorcycle racer and motor engineer, was born in Wisley, Surrey, on 1 June 1900, the only son of James Denly (d. 1918), a bricklayer's labourer on...

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Fox, Samson (1838–1903), mechanical and chemical engineer, and benefactor

W. B. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Technology of Industrial Chemistry; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicinal Chemistry. 797 words.

Fox, Samson (1838–1903), mechanical and chemical engineer, and benefactor, born at Bowling, near Bradford, Yorkshire, on 11 July 1838, was one of three sons of James Fox, a Leeds cloth-mill...

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Perrins, Isaac (1750x57–1801), pugilist and mechanical engineer

Tony Gee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 873 words.

Perrins, Isaac (1750x57–1801), pugilist and mechanical engineer, of whom few early details are known, appears, unusually for a member of the eighteenth-century boxing fraternity, to have...

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Rolt, Anthony Peter Roylance [Tony] (1918–2008), soldier, racing driver, and engineer

David Thoms.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1017 words.

Rolt, Anthony Peter Roylance [Tony] (1918–2008), soldier, racing driver, and engineer, was born on 16 October 1918 at Forest Lodge, Hollywater, Alton, Hampshire, the fourth child and only...

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Smith, Francis Hopkinson

William K. Bottorff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1798 words.

Smith, Francis Hopkinson (23 October 1838–07 April 1915), mechanical engineer, writer, and artist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Francis Smith, a musician, mathematician, and...

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