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Biggs, Charles Henry Walker

Robert Sharp.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 1253 words.

Biggs, Charles Henry Walker (1845–1923), technical journalist and journal editor, was born Charles Henry Biggs on 23 May 1845 in Haddenham, Buckinghamshire, the son of Elizabeth Walker...

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Brough, John Cargill

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 652 words.

Brough, John Cargill (1834–1872), science journalist, was born at Pontypool on 11 February 1834, the youngest son of Barnabas Brough (d. 1854), a brewer and wine merchant, and his wife,...

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Crookes, Sir William

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 2592 words.

Crookes, Sir William (1832–1919), chemist and science journalist, was born on 17 June 1832 at 143 Regent Street, London, the eldest son of the sixteen children of Joseph Crookes...

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Crowther, James Gerald

Jane Gregory.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Science and Mathematics; History of Science and Technology. 1771 words.

Crowther, James Gerald (1899–1983), science journalist and administrator, was born at 6 Westfield, Hipperholme, Halifax, Yorkshire, on 26 September 1899, the second child and first son of...

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Davis, Watson

George R. Ehrhardt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Journalism. 1092 words.

Davis, Watson (29 April 1896–27 June 1967), science writer and editor, was born in Washington, D.C., the son of Charles Allan Davis, a high-school principal, and Maud Watson, a teacher....

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Deutsch, Albert

Edward M. Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 975 words.

Deutsch, Albert (23 October 1905–21 June 1961), historian and journalist, was born in New York City, the son of Barnett Deutsch and Kate Knopke. Raised on the Lower East Side, Deutsch was...

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Douglas, Marjory Stoneman

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); History of Science and Technology. 1340 words.

Douglas, Marjory Stoneman (07 April 1890–14 May 1998), author and environmentalist, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the daughter of Florence Lillian Trefethen Stoneman, who went by the...

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Eifert, Virginia S.

John E. Hallwas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 1040 words.

Eifert, Virginia S. (23 January 1911–16 June 1966), writer, was born in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Ernest Snider, a building engineer for the Elks Club, and Felicie Cottet. As a...

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Herrick, Sophia McIlvaine Bledsoe

Aaron M. Lisec.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 1045 words.

Herrick, Sophia McIlvaine Bledsoe (26 March 1837–09 October 1919), editor and writer, was born in Gambier, Ohio, the daughter of Albert Taylor Bledsoe, a lawyer and professor of...

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Kempe, Harry Robert

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Journalism; History of Science and Technology. 566 words.

Kempe, Harry Robert (1852–1935), electrical engineer and journal editor, was born at 12 Addison Terrace, Kensington, London, on 1 March 1852. He was the youngest in the family of four sons...

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