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Baker, Hugh Potter

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Organization and Management of Education. 1204 words.

Baker, Hugh Potter (20 January 1878–24 May 1950), forester and university administrator, was born in St. Croix Falls, Polk County, Wisconsin, the son of Joseph Stannard Baker, a land agent,...

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Brosan, George Stephen

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Organization and Management of Education; Engineering (General). 1328 words.

Brosan, George Stephen (1921–2001), engineer and educational administrator, was born on 8 August 1921 in Budapest, Hungary, the only child of Rudolph Brosan, an architect, and his wife,...

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Chilver, (Amos) Henry, Baron Chilver

J. Michael T. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Engineering (General). 1923 words.

Chilver, (Amos) Henry, Baron Chilver (1926–2012), structural engineer and university administrator, was born on 30 October 1926 at 396 Ripple Road, Barking, Essex, the eldest of three sons...

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Christopherson, Sir Derman Guy

R. Hyam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Engineering (General). 1232 words.

Christopherson, Sir Derman Guy (1915–2000), engineer and university administrator, was born on 6 September 1915 in Plumstead, south-east London, the only son of the Revd Derman...

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Dabney, Charles William

Kevin Grace.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Science and Mathematics; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 1378 words.

Dabney, Charles William (19 June 1855–15 June 1945), educator, college president, and agrichemist, was born in Hampden-Sydney, Virginia, the son of Robert Louis Dabney, a Presbyterian...

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Ekins, (Emily) Helen

John Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Agriculture and Farming. 878 words.

Ekins, (Emily) Helen (1879–1964), horticulturist and educational administrator, was born on 9 November 1879 at Market Place, St Albans, the only daughter of Arthur Edward Ekins,...

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Galton, Dorothy Constance

Karl Showler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Agriculture and Farming. 865 words.

Galton, Dorothy Constance (1901–1992), university administrator and apiculturist, was born on 14 October 1901 at 66 Rathcoole Avenue, Edmonton, Middlesex, the daughter of Frank Wallace...

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Knapp, Seaman Asahel

James M. Clifton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Organization and Management of Education. 1301 words.

Knapp, Seaman Asahel (10 December 1833–01 April 1911), college president and advocate for the improvement of southern agriculture, was born in Schroon Lake, Essex County, New York, the son...

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Murray, Keith Anderson Hope, Baron Murray of Newhaven

Geoffrey Caston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Organization and Management of Education; Economics. 1193 words.

Murray, Keith Anderson Hope, Baron Murray of Newhaven (1903–1993), agricultural economist and university administrator, was born at 62 Great King Street, Edinburgh, on 28 July 1903, the...

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Pugh, Evan

Jim Weeks.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Organization and Management of Education; Education. 989 words.

Pugh, Evan (29 February 1828–29 April 1864), educator and scientist, was born in East Nottingham Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania, the son of Lewis Pugh and Mary Hutton, farmers....

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