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Ball, Alan James

Tony Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Insurance; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1834 words.

Ball, Alan James (1945–2007), footballer and football manager, was born on 12 May 1945 at 2 Brookhouse Avenue, Farnworth, Lancashire, the son of (James) Alan Ball, builder's joiner, later...

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Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet

Donald Winch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Welfare and Poverty; Sociology; Business and Management; Insurance; Economics. 980 words.

Eden, Sir Frederick Morton, second baronet (1766–1809), insurance company manager and writer on the state of the poor, was born at Ashtead, Surrey, the eldest son of Sir Robert Eden...

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MacArthur, John D.

Elizabeth Zoe Vicary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Insurance. 766 words.

MacArthur, John D. (06 March 1897–06 January 1978), insurance executive and billionaire, was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania, the son of William Telfer MacArthur, a farmer and Presbyterian...

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Manton, Sir Edwin Alfred Grenville

Nicholas Serota.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Financial Aspects of Art; Insurance. 1094 words.

Manton, Sir Edwin Alfred Grenville (1909–2005), insurance underwriter, art collector, and philanthropist, was born on 22 January 1909 at Burrows Road, Earls Colne, Essex, the eldest of...

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May, Peter Barker Howard

John Woodcock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Insurance; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1890 words.

May, Peter Barker Howard (1929–1994), cricketer and insurance broker, was born on 31 December 1929 at 95 Northcourt Avenue, Reading, Berkshire, the elder son and elder child of Thomas...

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Oliphant, Elmer Quillen

John M. Carroll.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Insurance. 947 words.

Oliphant, Elmer Quillen (09 July 1892–03 July 1975), college athlete, professional football player, and administrator, was born in Bloomfield, Indiana, the son of Marion Ellsworth Oliphant,...

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