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Argyle, Jesse William (1859–1924), social investigator and statistician

Rosemary O'Day.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Probability and Statistics. 934 words.

Argyle, Jesse William (1859–1924), social investigator and statistician, was born at 7 Argyle Road, Mile End, London, on 4 September 1859, the elder of two sons of Jesse Smith Argyle...

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Babson, Roger Ward

Clifford Putney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Probability and Statistics. 1115 words.

Babson, Roger Ward (06 July 1875–05 March 1967), businessman, author, and philanthropist, was born in Gloucester, Massachusetts, the son of Nathaniel Babson, a dry-goods merchant and...

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Frindall, William Howard [Bill] (1939–2009), cricket scorer and statistician

Rob Steen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Probability and Statistics. 1274 words.

Frindall, William Howard [Bill] (1939–2009), cricket scorer and statistician, was born at Middle House, Dorking Road, Epsom, Surrey, on 3 March 1939, the son of Arthur Howard Frindall...

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Jacoby, Oswald

Alan Truscott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Probability and Statistics. 1222 words.

Jacoby, Oswald (08 December 1902–27 June 1984), bridge champion and actuary, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Oswald Nathaniel Jacoby, a prosperous attorney, and Edith Sondheim....

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Jowell, Sir Roger Mark (1942–2011), social statistician

Anthony Heath.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Probability and Statistics. 1674 words.

Jowell, Sir Roger Mark (1942–2011), social statistician, was born on 26 March 1942 in Cape Town, South Africa, the younger son of Jack Jowell (1906–1991), director of a company making...

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