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Brisbane, Albert

Carl J. Guarneri.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethnic Politics. 1668 words.

Brisbane, Albert (22 August 1809–01 May 1890), utopian socialist, was born in Batavia, New York, the son of James Brisbane, a merchant and landowner, and Mary Stevens. His father, a former...

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Collins, John Anderson

Milton C. Sernett.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Ethnic Politics. 884 words.

Collins, John Anderson (1810–1879), abolitionist and social reformer, was born in Manchester, Vermont. Little is known of his early years. He attended Middlebury College, then left to enter...

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Cuffe [née Bischoffsheim], Ellen Odette, countess of Desart (1857–1933), philanthropist and politician

S. Pašeta.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethnic Politics. 1380 words.

Cuffe [née Bischoffsheim], Ellen Odette, countess of Desart (1857–1933), philanthropist and politician, was born at 18 Cornwall Terrace, Marylebone, London, on 1 September 1857, the eldest...

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Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Hazel Walford Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Ethnic Politics. 1448 words.

Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru, was born on 25 July 1895 at Tremaran, Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth, the second of the three children (the...

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Flexner, Bernard

Morton Rosenstock.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethnic Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1036 words.

Flexner, Bernard (24 February 1865–03 May 1945), lawyer, social welfare advocate, and Jewish community leader, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Morris (originally Moritz)...

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Logan, Rayford Whittingham

Kenneth Robert Janken.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Education; History; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1745 words.

Logan, Rayford Whittingham (07 January 1897–04 November 1981), historian of the African diaspora, university professor, and civil rights and Pan-Africanist activist, was born in Washington,...

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Maguire, Samuel [Sam] (1877–1927), Irish republican and promoter of Gaelic sports

Mike Cronin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Politics. 980 words.

Maguire, Samuel [Sam] (1877–1927), Irish republican and promoter of Gaelic sports, was born on 11 March 1877 at Malabracca, Dunmanway, co. Cork, the third son and fourth of the eight...

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Owen, Robert Dale

Mary Farrell Bednarowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethnic Politics. 1595 words.

Owen, Robert Dale (09 November 1801–24 June 1877), reformer and congressman, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of Robert Owen, an industrialist and social reformer, and Ann Caroline...

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Ripley, George

Henry Golemba.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Alternative Belief Systems; Literature; Literary Theory and Cultural Studies; Ethnic Politics. 1445 words.

Ripley, George (03 October 1802–04 July 1880), reform writer, literary reviewer, and communalist, was born in Greenfield, Massachusetts, the son of Jerome Ripley, a businessman, and Sarah...

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Sacher, Harry (1881–1971), Zionist and benefactor

Gerry Black.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 961 words.

Sacher, Harry (1881–1971), Zionist and benefactor, was born on 3 September 1881 in London, the sixth son and the ninth child of Jacob Sacher (b. c.1841), a self-employed tailor, and his...

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