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Buchan, John, first Baron Tweedsmuir

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 7350 words.

Buchan, John, first Baron Tweedsmuir (1875–1940), author, publisher, and governor-general of Canada, was born at Perth on 26 August 1875, the eldest child in the family of four sons and one...

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Draper, Richard

David E. Maas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Journalism; Publishing. 1735 words.

Draper, Richard (24 February 1727–05 June 1774), Massachusetts Loyalist, printer, and publisher, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of John Draper, the publisher of the Boston...

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Ford, Guy Stanton

Benjamin L. Alpers.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; Education; History. 2141 words.

Ford, Guy Stanton (09 May 1873–29 December 1962), historian, editor, and academic administrator, was born in Liberty Corners, Salem Township, Wisconsin, the son of Thomas D. Ford, a medical...

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Franklin, Benjamin

J. A. Leo Lemay.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Literature; Publishing. 13091 words.

Franklin, Benjamin (06 January 1706–17 April 1790), natural philosopher and writer, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, opposite the Congregational Old South Church, where the Reverend...

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Goddard, Mary Katherine

Carol Sue Humphrey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Journalism; Publishing. 1061 words.

Goddard, Mary Katherine (16 June 1738–12 August 1816), printer, newspaper publisher, and postmaster, was born in Groton, Connecticut, the daughter of Giles Goddard, a physician, and Sarah...

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Maxwell, William

Manon Théroux.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Publishing; World History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1052 words.

Maxwell, William (1766 or 1767?–10 September 1809), pioneer printer, newspaper editor, and office holder, was long thought, based on statements made by his descendants, to have been born...

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Mein, John

William Pencak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Journalism; Publishing. 916 words.

Mein, John (1732–1810), bookseller, printer, and Loyalist publisher, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of John Mein, a burgess and guildsman of Edinburgh and a slater by trade. His...

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Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy

Richard Bradley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Publishing; US Politics; Politics. 1579 words.

Onassis, Jacqueline Kennedy (28 July 1929–19 May 1994), First Lady and cultural icon, was born in East Hampton, Long Island, New York, the daughter of John “Black Jack” Bouvier, an...

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Revere, Paul

Nina Zannieri.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Metalwork; Publishing. 2846 words.

Revere, Paul ( December 1734–10 May 1818), craftsman, patriot, and businessman, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Paul Revere, a goldsmith, and Deborah Hichborn (or Hitchborn)....

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Robertson, James

Carol Sue Humphrey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Journalism; Publishing. 1425 words.

Robertson, James (1747–24 April 1816), Loyalist printer and journalist, was born in Stonehaven, Scotland, the son of Alexander Robertson, a printer, and possibly Elizabeth Anderson....

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