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Aram, Eugene

Nancy Jane Tyson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 992 words.

Aram, Eugene (bap. 1704, d. 1759), murderer and philologist, was born at Ramsgill and baptized on 2 October 1704 at Middlesmoor, West Riding of Yorkshire. Little is known of his mother, but...

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Du Ponceau, Pierre Étienne

Gerard W. Gawalt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 772 words.

Du Ponceau, Pierre Étienne (03 June 1760–01 April 1844), scholar and lawyer, was born in St. Martin, Isle of Ré, France, the son of a French army officer. He was trained first for the...

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Friedlaender, Israel

Baila R. Shargel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1273 words.

Friedlaender, Israel (08 September 1876–05 July 1920), professor and Semitics scholar, was born in Włodawa, Poland, the son of Pinḥas Friedlaender, a cattle dealer, and Gittel Ehrlich. He...

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Murray, Lindley

Ingrid Tieken-Boon van Ostade.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1777 words.

Murray, Lindley (1745–1826), grammarian and lawyer, was born at Swatara, near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 22 April 1745, the eldest of the twelve children of Robert Murray (1721–1786) and...

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Selden, John

Paul Christianson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Linguistics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 12298 words.

Selden, John (1584–1654), lawyer and historical and linguistic scholar, was born on 16 December 1584 and baptized on 20 December at West Tarring, Sussex, the eldest son of John Selden of...

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