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Abbott, John Martin

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 87 words.

CBE 2000; QPM 1996

Born 22 March 1949; s of late Geoffrey Lowick Abbott and Gladys Lilian Abbott; m 1972, Christine Sowter; two d

Director...

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Acheson, Peter Newton

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 128 words.

Born Belfast, 21 April 1938; s of David A. Acheson and Kathleen F. Acheson (née Newton); m 1962, Hilary J. McMaster (d 2010); one s three d...

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Adams, Fanny

Tony Cross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 575 words.

Adams, Fanny (1859–1867), murder victim and source of a colloquial expression, was born on 30 April 1859 in Tanhouse Lane, Alton, Hampshire, the fourth of seven children of George Adams (b....

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Adamson, Joy

Emily A. Haddad.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1156 words.

Adamson, Joy (20 January 1910–03 January 1980), writer and conservationist, was born Friederike Viktoria Gessner in Troppau, Austria, the daughter of Victor Gessner, a civil servant, and...

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Aitken, William Mackie

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 112 words.

Born 15 April 1947; s of William Aitken and Nell Aitken

JP; DL; Member (C) Glasgow, Scottish Parliament, 1999–2011

Allan Glen’s Sch., Glasgow; Glasgow Coll....

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Alexander, Raymond Pace

David A. Canton.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1880 words.

Alexander, Raymond Pace (13 October 1898–24 November 1974), lawyer, judge, and civil rights leader, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the third son of Hillard Boone and Virginia Pace...

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Alston, Melvin Ovenus

Peter Wallenstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Education. 1136 words.

Alston, Melvin Ovenus (07 October 1911–30 December 1985), educator, was born in Norfolk, Virginia, the son of William Henry “Sonnie” Alston, a drayman, and Mary Elizabeth “Lizzie” Smith, a...

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Anderton, Sir (Cyril) James

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 563 words.

Kt 1991; CBE 1982; QPM 1977; DL

Born 24 May 1932; o s of late James Anderton and Lucy Anderton (née Occleshaw); m 1955, Joan Baron; one d

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Andrus, Francis Sedley

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 87 words.

LVO 1982

Born 26 Feb. 1915; o s of late Brig.-Gen. Thomas Alchin Andrus, CMG, JP, and Alice Loveday (née Parr); unmarried; died 9 Nov. 2009

Beaumont Herald...

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Annesley, Richard, sixth earl of Anglesey

John Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History. 1437 words.

Annesley, Richard, sixth earl of Anglesey (bap. 1693, d. 1761), kidnapper and bigamist, was baptized on 26 November 1693 at St Peter's Cathedral, Exeter, Devon, the third son of Dr Richard...

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