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Cogan, William (1676/7–1774), apothecary and philanthropist

S. J. Skedd.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Pharmacology. 621 words.

Cogan, William (1676/7–1774), apothecary and philanthropist, was probably born in Kingston upon Hull, the son of John Cogan (d. in or before 1694), a merchant, and his wife, Elizabeth, the...

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Crane, John (1570/71–1652), apothecary and benefactor

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 590 words.

Crane, John (1570/71–1652), apothecary and benefactor, was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. The details of his parents are unknown except that his father was born in Ipswich, Suffolk. It is...

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Henry, Aaron E.

Fran?oise N. Hamlin.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1456 words.

Henry, Aaron E. (02 July 1922–19 May 1997), civil rights activist, politician, and pharmacist, was born in Dublin, in the Mississippi Delta. His sharecropping parents, Ed and Mattie Henry,...

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Holloway, Thomas (1800–1883), manufacturer of patent medicines and philanthropist

T. A. B. Corley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 1464 words.

Holloway, Thomas (1800–1883), manufacturer of patent medicines and philanthropist, was born on 22 September 1800 at Devonport, the eldest of six children and elder of two sons of Thomas...

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Philip, Sir Robert William (1857–1939), physician and founder of tuberculosis dispensaries

Steve Sturdy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Medicine and Health; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 2236 words.

Philip, Sir Robert William (1857–1939), physician and founder of tuberculosis dispensaries, was born at Govan, Glasgow, on 29 December 1857, the youngest son of George Philip, a minister of...

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Sackler, Mortimer David (1916–2010), psychiatrist, pharmaceuticals executive, and philanthropist

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Psychiatry; Pharmacology. 1358 words.

Sackler, Mortimer David (1916–2010), psychiatrist, pharmaceuticals executive, and philanthropist, was born on 7 December 1916 at 83 Montrose Street, Brooklyn, New York City, the second of...

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Wellcome, Sir Henry Solomon (1853–1936), pharmacist and benefactor

Robert Rhodes James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Pharmacology; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Science and Mathematics. 1786 words.

Wellcome, Sir Henry Solomon (1853–1936), pharmacist and benefactor, was born on 21 August 1853 in his grandfather's log cabin at Almond in northern Wisconsin, USA. He was the younger son of...

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