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Ley, Willy

Tom D. Crouch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 1835 words.

Ley, Willy (02 October 1906–24 June 1969), science journalist and spaceflight publicist, was born in Berlin, Germany, the son of Julius Otto Ley, a wine merchant, and Frida May. Educated in...

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Masefield, Sir Peter Gordon (1914–2006), aeronautical engineer, journalist, and industrialist

Norman Barfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1566 words.

Masefield, Sir Peter Gordon (1914–2006), aeronautical engineer, journalist, and industrialist, was born at Tolima, Albert Road, Trentham, Staffordshire, on 19 March 1914, the son of William...

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Mills, George (1808–1881), shipbuilder and newspaper proprietor

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Journalism. 931 words.

Mills, George (1808–1881), shipbuilder and newspaper proprietor, was the son of William Mills, a Glasgow merchant and steamboat pioneer who served as lord provost of Glasgow in 1834–7....

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Quimby, Harriet N.

Caroline M. Fannin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online December 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1374 words.

Quimby, Harriet N. (11 May 1875–01 July 1912), aviator and journalist, was born in Arcadia Township, Manistee County, Michigan, the daughter of William Quimby and Ursula Cook Quimby,...

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Villard, Henry

Jon Huibregtse.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Journalism; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 997 words.

Villard, Henry (10 April 1835–12 November 1900), railroad promoter and journalist, was born Heinrich Hilgard in Speyer, Rhenish Bavaria, the son of Gustaf Hilgard, a local judge, and...

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