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Austin, Henry (1811/12–1861), civil engineer and sanitarian

Christopher Hamlin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 734 words.

Austin, Henry (1811/12–1861), civil engineer and sanitarian, was the son of William Austin, medical practitioner, of Bloomsbury Square, London. Two sisters and at least one brother survived...

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Bader, Ernest (1890–1982), chemical manufacturer and industrial reformer

John G. Corina.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1287 words.

Bader, Ernest (1890–1982), chemical manufacturer and industrial reformer, was born in Regensdorf, Switzerland, on 24 November 1890, the youngest of thirteen children of a protestant farmer,...

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Dunn, Matthias (bap. 1788, d. 1869), mining engineer and inspector of mines

Margaret Ray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Engineering and Technology. 1901 words.

Dunn, Matthias (bap. 1788, d. 1869), mining engineer and inspector of mines, was baptized at St Joseph's Roman Catholic Church, Birtley, co. Durham, on 10 December 1788, the son of Robert...

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Flick, Lawrence Francis

Barbara Bates.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Education; History; History of Science and Technology. 1064 words.

Flick, Lawrence Francis (10 August 1856–07 July 1938), physician, historian, and early leader in the campaign against tuberculosis, was born in Carroll Township, Cambria County,...

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Frost, John (1803–1840), medical entrepreneur

D. E. Allen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Science and Mathematics. 1186 words.

Frost, John (1803–1840), medical entrepreneur, was baptized at St Martin-in-the-Fields on 9 May 1803, the son of William and Mary Frost, who were in business in the Charing Cross area of...

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Hoffman, Frederick Ludwig

F. J. Sypher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Probability and Statistics. 1562 words.

Hoffman, Frederick Ludwig (02 May 1865–23 February 1946), statistician and public health author, was born in the town of Varel, in the former Duchy of Oldenburg (near the North Sea, not far...

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Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Education; Geology and the Lithosphere; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1272 words.

Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist, was born on 17 January 1785 at St George's Square, Edinburgh, the third and youngest son of John Horner (d....

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Jennings, (Josiah) George (1810–1882), sanitary engineer

David J. Eveleigh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Engineering (General). 2253 words.

Jennings, (Josiah) George (1810–1882), sanitary engineer, was born at Eling, Hampshire, on 10 November 1810, the eldest son of Joseph Jennings (1771–1824), plumber, and his wife, Mary...

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Koplik, Henry

Howard Markel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Paediatrics; Microbiology; Medicine and Health. 1077 words.

Koplik, Henry (28 October 1858–30 April 1927), pediatrician, educator, and microbiologist, was born in New York City, the son of Abraham S. Koplik and Rosalie K. Prager. Koplik received his...

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Lankester, Edwin (1814–1874), public health reformer and natural historian

Mary P. English.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Medicine and Health; Natural History. 1771 words.

Lankester, Edwin (1814–1874), public health reformer and natural historian, was born on 23 April 1814 at Melton, near Woodbridge, Suffolk. His father, William Lankester (1791–1818), was a...

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