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Chetham, Humphrey

Alan G. Crosby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Medicine and Health; Banking; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1178 words.

Chetham, Humphrey (bap. 1580, d. 1653), financier and philanthropist, the sixth child of Henry Chetham (c.1540–1603) of Crumpsall Hall, near Manchester, and his wife, Jane (c.1542–1616),...

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Craigie, Andrew

David L. Cowen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Banking; Business and Management. 1174 words.

Craigie, Andrew (22 February 1754–19 September 1819), druggist, entrepreneur, and speculator, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Andrew Craigie, a ship captain and merchant, and...

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Evans, John

Richard J. Altenbaugh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Banking; Medicine and Health. 943 words.

Evans, John (09 March 1814–03 July 1897), physician, businessman, and politician, was born near Waynesville, Ohio, the son of David Evans and Rachel Burnet, farmers. His Quaker father left...

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Giannini, Attilio Henry

Barbara L. Ciccarelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film; Medicine and Health; Banking. 1099 words.

Giannini, Attilio Henry (02 March 1874–07 February 1943), physician, banker, and motion picture executive, was born in San Jose, California, the son of Italian immigrants Luigi Giannini and...

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Glyn, Sir Richard, first baronet

Alison Turton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Pharmacology. 764 words.

Glyn, Sir Richard, first baronet (bap. 1711, d. 1773), drysalter and banker, was baptized on 13 June 1711 at the church of St Andrew, Holborn, London, the second son of Robert Glyn...

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Guerden, Aaron

John Morrill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Banking. 1070 words.

Guerden, Aaron (c. 1602–1676?), physician and master of the mint, was the son of Michel Guerden (c.1560–1640), royal seneschal of Jersey, and his wife, Marie (d. 1620), daughter of Aaron...

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O’Fallon, James

Harry M. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Medicine and Health; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1190 words.

O’Fallon, James (11 March 1749– December 1793), physician, speculator, and adventurer, was born in Roscommon, western Ireland, the son of William Fallon and Anne Eagan. (O’Fallon added the...

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Office for National Statistics

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Financial Institutions and Services.

(ONS)

The UK government agency responsible for the collection and publication of UK economic statistics. The ONS was formed in 1996 by merging the Central Statistical Office and...

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Phelps, Guy Rowland

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Insurance. 906 words.

Phelps, Guy Rowland (01 April 1802–18 March 1869), physician and insurance executive, was born in Simsbury, Connecticut, the son of Noah Amherst Phelps, occupation unknown, and Charlotte...

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