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Clayton, Keith Martin (1928–2013), geographer and environmental scientist

Julian E. Andrews.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1194 words.

Clayton, Keith Martin (1928–2013), geographer and environmental scientist, was born on 25 September 1928 at Streatham Manor Nursing Home, Wandsworth, London, the son of Edgar Francis...

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Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth

Sara Day.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Geology and the Lithosphere; Botany. 1332 words.

Freeman, Harriet Elizabeth (13 March 1847–30 December 1930), botanist, geologist, conservationist, and letter writer, was born in the North End neighborhood of Boston to William Frederick...

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Lowdermilk, Walter Clay

Douglas Helms.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Geology and the Lithosphere. 1495 words.

Lowdermilk, Walter Clay (01 July 1888–06 May 1974), soil scientist, geologist, soil conservation leader, and author, was born Walter Clay Lowdermilk in Liberty, North Carolina, the son of...

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Newell, Frederick Haynes

Peter Meiksins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Oceanography and Hydrology. 1195 words.

Newell, Frederick Haynes (05 March 1862–05 July 1932), engineer, was born in Bradford, Pennsylvania, the son of Augustus William Newell and Annie Maria Haynes. His mother died while he was...

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Osborn, Henry Fairfield

Ronald Rainger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Palaeontology; Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2567 words.

Osborn, Henry Fairfield (08 August 1857–06 November 1935), paleontologist and science administrator, was born in Fairfield, Connecticut, the son of William Henry Osborn, a businessman, and...

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Steers, James Alfred (1899–1987), geographer and conservationist

Michael Chisholm.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Earth Sciences and Geography; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 852 words.

Steers, James Alfred (1899–1987), geographer and conservationist, was born on 8 August 1899 in Bedford, the only child of James Alfred Steers, house agent and property owner, and his wife,...

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Van Hise, Charles Richard

Maurice M. Vance.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Geology and the Lithosphere. 2231 words.

Van Hise, Charles Richard (29 May 1857–19 November 1918), geologist, conservationist, and university president, was born near Fulton, in southern Wisconsin, the son of William Henry Van...

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