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Herapath, John (1790–1868), mathematical physicist and journalist

Keith Hutchison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Journalism. 1516 words.

Herapath, John (1790–1868), mathematical physicist and journalist, was born on 30 May 1790 at Bristol, the son of a maltster. He initially took up his father's trade, but later began...

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Mulhall, Michael George (1836–1900), statistician and journalist

Thomas Seccombe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Probability and Statistics. 868 words.

Mulhall, Michael George (1836–1900), statistician and journalist, was born on 29 September 1836 at 100 St Stephen's Green, Dublin, the third son of Edward Thomas Mulhall, solicitor. He was...

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Olds, Leland

William D. Jenkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; US Politics; Probability and Statistics. 1664 words.

Olds, Leland (31 December 1890–03 August 1960), statistician, journalist, and government regulatory official, was born in Rochester, New York, the son of George Daniel Olds, a professor of...

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Swank, James Moore

Paul H. Tedesco.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Journalism; Probability and Statistics. 1572 words.

Swank, James Moore (12 July 1832–21 June 1914), newspaper editor, statistician, and lobbyist, was born in Loyalhanna Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, the son of George W. Swank,...

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