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Baldwin, Joseph Glover

Merritt Moseley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 959 words.

Baldwin, Joseph Glover (21 January 1815–30 September 1864), attorney and author, was born in Friendly Grove Factory, Virginia, the son of Joseph Clarke Baldwin, a mill owner, and Eliza...

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Beer, Thomas

John Clendenning.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education; History; Biographical Studies. 1140 words.

Beer, Thomas (22 November 1888?–18 April 1940), writer, was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the son of William Collins Beer, a corporate attorney and lobbyist, and Martha Ann Alice Baldwin....

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Blackford, Charles Minor

Richard F. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 808 words.

Blackford, Charles Minor (17 October 1833–10 March 1903), lawyer and author, was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia, the son of William Matthews Blackford, an editor, and Mary Berkeley Minor....

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Boase, Frederic

H. F. Oxbury.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 628 words.

Boase, Frederic (1843–1916), lawyer and biographer, was born on 7 October 1843 in Larrigan, near Penzance, the youngest in the family of four sons and two daughters of John Josias Arthur...

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Chessman, Caryl Whittier

Susan E. Gunter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 1213 words.

Chessman, Caryl Whittier (27 May 1921–02 May 1960), criminal and writer, was born in St. Joseph, Michigan, the son of Serl Whittier Chessman, whose occupations were varied and who spent...

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Cromwell, Oliver

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 327 words.

Cromwell, Oliver (c. 1742–1821), biographer and lawyer, was one of six children of Thomas Cromwell (1699–1747/8), of Bridgewater Square, London, and his second wife, Mary (1708–1813),...

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Fosdick, Raymond Blaine

Laura A. Miller.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 1273 words.

Fosdick, Raymond Blaine (09 June 1883–18 July 1972), lawyer, author, and foundation president, was born in Buffalo, New York to Frank Fosdick, a teacher and school principal, and Amie...

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Foss, Edward

Michael Lobban.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Biographical Studies. 788 words.

Foss, Edward (1787–1870), legal writer and biographer, eldest son of Edward Smith Foss (d. 1830), solicitor, of 36 Essex Street, Strand, London, and Anne, his wife, daughter of Dr William...

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Goodcole, Henry

Christopher Chapman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Biographical Studies. 851 words.

Goodcole, Henry (bap. 1586, d. 1641), prison visitor and author, was baptized at St James's, Clerkenwell, on 23 May 1586, the eighth or ninth child (he was a twin) of eleven children of...

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Hawker [alias Collis], James

Robin P. Jenkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Property Law; Property Crime; Biographical Studies. 843 words.

Hawker [alias Collis], James (1836–1921), poacher and autobiographer, was born in Daventry, Northamptonshire, and baptized there in the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel on 29 August 1836. He was...

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