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Brewer, Thomas Mayo

Michael J. Brodhead.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Ornithology. 720 words.

Brewer, Thomas Mayo (21 November 1814–23 January 1880), ornithologist and journalist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of James Brewer, a colonel in the revolutionary war...

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Cornish, Charles John

Vaughan Cornish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Journalism. 445 words.

Cornish, Charles John (1858–1906), naturalist and journalist, was born on 28 September 1858 at Salcombe House, near Sidmouth, the residence of his grandfather, Charles John Cornish JP DL....

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Coward, Thomas Alfred

Donald Cardwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Ornithology. 568 words.

Coward, Thomas Alfred (1867–1933), ornithologist and journalist, was born on 8 January 1867, at Higher Downs Road, Bowdon, Cheshire, the youngest of the four children of Thomas and Sarah...

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Kieran, John Francis

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Natural History; Journalism. 1231 words.

Kieran, John Francis (02 August 1892–10 December 1981), sports writer, radio personality, and naturalist, was born in the Bronx, New York City, the son of James Michael Kieran, an educator,...

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Masters, Maxwell Tylden

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Journalism; Botany. 938 words.

Masters, Maxwell Tylden (1833–1907), botanist and journal editor, was born at Canterbury, Kent, on 15 April 1833. He was the youngest son of William Masters (1796–1874), a nurseryman and...

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Robinson, Philip Stewart

W. B. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 501 words.

Robinson, Philip Stewart (1849–1902), journalist and writer on natural history, was born at Chunar, North-Western Provinces, India, on 13 October 1849, the eldest son in a family of three...

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Shull, George Harrison

Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Genetics and Genomics; Botany. 1264 words.

Shull, George Harrison (15 April 1874–29 September 1954), botanist and geneticist, was born on a farm near North Hampton, Ohio, the son of Harrison Shull and Catherine Ryman, farmers. A...

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Tegetmeier, William Bernhardt

J. A. Secord.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Journalism. 918 words.

Tegetmeier, William Bernhardt (1816–1912), naturalist and journalist, was born on 4 November 1816 at High Street, Colnbrook, Buckinghamshire, the eldest of three sons of Godfrey Conrad...

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