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McMahon, Thomas A.

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Biological Sciences; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 845 words.

McMahon, Thomas A. (21 April 1943–14 February 1999), writer and educator, was born in Dayton, Ohio, the son of Howard Oldford McMahon, a physical chemist, and Lucille Nelson McMahon, a...

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Neilson, Peter (1795–1861), poet and mechanical inventor

T. W. Bayne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Engineering and Technology; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 652 words.

Neilson, Peter (1795–1861), poet and mechanical inventor, was born at Glasgow on 24 September 1795, the seventh child and youngest son among the nine children of George Neilson, calenderer,...

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Norway, Nevil Shute [pseud. Nevil Shute] (1899–1960), novelist and aeronautical engineer

A. P. Ryan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1199 words.

Norway, Nevil Shute [pseud. Nevil Shute] (1899–1960), novelist and aeronautical engineer, was born in Ealing, London, on 17 January 1899, the younger son of Arthur Hamilton Norway CB...

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Smith, Francis Hopkinson

William K. Bottorff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Travel and Holiday; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1798 words.

Smith, Francis Hopkinson (23 October 1838–07 April 1915), mechanical engineer, writer, and artist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Francis Smith, a musician, mathematician, and...

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