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Alexander, Edward Porter

Gary W. Gallagher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1305 words.

Alexander, Edward Porter (26 May 1835–28 April 1910), Confederate soldier and author, was born in Washington, Georgia, the son of Adam Leopold Alexander, a planter and banker, and Sarah...

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Barron, William

Arthur G. Credland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1145 words.

Barron, William (1835–1913), mariner and autobiographer, was born in Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, on 27 April 1835, the son of William Stephenson Barron (1797–1855), mariner. After three...

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Cresswell [née Hogge], Louisa Mary [Louise]

Nicola Verdon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biographical Studies. 1201 words.

Cresswell [née Hogge], Louisa Mary [Louise] (1830–1916), farmer and autobiographer, was born in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire, on 31 May 1830, the daughter of William Hogge (or Hogg)...

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Darlington, William

Charles Boewe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies; Botany. 1388 words.

Darlington, William (28 April 1782–23 April 1863), physician, botanist, and author, was born in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Edward Darlington, a farmer who also found time to...

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Dubos, René Jules

Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Microbiology; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 2167 words.

Dubos, René Jules (20 February 1901–20 February 1982), microbiologist and author, was born in Saint Brice, France, a farming community north of Paris, the son of Georges Andre Dubos, a...

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Eiseley, Loren Corey

William R. Stott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Philosophy; History of Science and Technology; Biographical Studies. 1549 words.

Eiseley, Loren Corey (03 September 1907–09 July 1977), anthropologist, writer, and philosopher of science, was born in Lincoln, Nebraska, the only son of Clyde Edwin Eiseley, an amateur...

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Greenacre, Phyllis

Christine Keiner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology; Psychiatry; Biographical Studies. 924 words.

Greenacre, Phyllis (03 May 1894–24 October 1989), psychiatrist, psychoanalyst, and author, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Isaiah Thomas Greenacre and Emma Leantha Russell....

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Lindbergh, Anne Morrow

Amy Asch.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online December 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Biographical Studies. 1500 words.

Lindbergh, Anne Morrow (22 June 1906–07 February 2001), author and aviator, was born Anne Spencer Morrow in Englewood, New Jersey, the second of the four children of Dwight W. Morrow, an...

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Love, Nat

William F. Mugleston.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Biographical Studies. 918 words.

Love, Nat ( June 1854–1921), cowboy and author, was born in Davidson County, Tennessee, the son of Sampson Love and a mother whose name is unknown. Both were slaves owned by Robert Love,...

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Mayett, Joseph

David Vaisey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Biographical Studies. 729 words.

Mayett, Joseph (1783–1839), agricultural labourer and autobiographer, was born on 12 March 1783 at Quainton, Buckinghamshire. He was the second of the eight children born to Mary (c.1749–18...

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