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Fowler, Sir Henry

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Medicinal Chemistry. 760 words.

Fowler, Sir Henry (1870–1938), mechanical engineer and metallurgist, was born in Port Street, Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire, on 29 July 1870, the eldest son of Henry Fowler,...

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Haynes, Elwood

William E. Worthington.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1271 words.

Haynes, Elwood (14 October 1857–13 April 1925), inventor, metallurgist, and automobile manufacturer, was born in Portland, Indiana, the son of Jacob March Haynes, a judge and banker, and...

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Hunt, Alfred Ephraim

Daniel Martin Dumych.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 1177 words.

Hunt, Alfred Ephraim (31 March 1855–26 April 1899), metallurgist, inventor, and businessman, was born in East Douglass, Massachusetts, the son of Leander Batchelor Hunt, an iron...

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Hunt, Robert Woolston

Stephen H. Cutcliffe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Engineering and Technology. 976 words.

Hunt, Robert Woolston (09 December 1838–11 July 1923), metallurgist and consulting engineer, was born in Fallsington, Pennsylvania, the son of Robert A. Hunt and Martha Lancaster. Hunt’s...

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Morrison, Sir (William) Murray

Louis Stott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 930 words.

Morrison, Sir (William) Murray (1873–1948), metallurgist and electrical engineer, was born on 7 October 1873 at Birchwood, Lower Drummond, Inverness, the younger child of William Morrison (bnull...

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Phillips, John Arthur

T. G. Bonney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 725 words.

Phillips, John Arthur (1822–1887), mining engineer and metallurgist, was born on 18 February 1822 at Polgooth, near St Austell, Cornwall, the son of John Phillips (1793–1851), mineral...

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Sadler, James

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Medicinal Chemistry. 1707 words.

Sadler, James (bap. 1753, d. 1828), balloonist and chemist, was born in Oxford and baptized there on 27 February 1753. He was the elder son of James Sadler (1718–1791), cook and...

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Schütz, Christopher [known as Jonah, Jonas]

R. C. D. Baldwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Medicinal Chemistry. 1197 words.

Schütz, Christopher [known as Jonah, Jonas] (1521–1592), metallurgist and furnace engineer, was born in Annaberg, Saxony, the son of Christoph Schütz (b. 1505) of Chemnitz and an unknown...

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Siemens, Sir (Charles) William [formerly Karl Wilhelm]

H. T. Wood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 3113 words.

Siemens, Sir (Charles) William [formerly Karl Wilhelm] (1823–1883), electrical engineer and metallurgist, was born at Lenthe, Hanover, the fourth son of Christian Ferdinand Siemens...

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Webster, James [later James Fern Webster]

Stephen Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Engineering and Technology; Engineering (General). 924 words.

Webster, James [later James Fern Webster] (1820/21–1904), engineer and inventor, was born at Basford, Nottinghamshire, the son of Thomas Perry, farmer (m. cert.). He was brought up by his...

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