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Gray, Robert

R. J. Cleevely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Ornithology. 821 words.

Gray, Robert (1825–1887), ornithologist and bank official, was born at Dunbar, East Lothian, on 15 August 1825, the son of Archibald Gray, a merchant, and his wife, Agnes Hendre. He was...

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Pam, Albert Samuel

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Natural History. 1321 words.

Pam, Albert Samuel (1875–1955), natural historian and financier, was born on 26 June 1875 at Clapham, London, eldest of three sons of Leopold Pam (1838–1909), merchant and rentier, and his...

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Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles

Michael Jolles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Banking. 1259 words.

Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles (1877–1923), banker, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 9 May 1877 at 6 Buckingham Gate, Belgravia, London, the second son and the youngest of...

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Stout, Gardner Dominick

Richard Harmond.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Banking; Conservation, Restoration, and Care of Artworks; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1121 words.

Stout, Gardner Dominick (21 April 1903–16 January 1984), investment banker, museum president, and naturalist, was born in New York City, the son of Andrew Varick Stout, a stockbroker, and...

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Turner, Dawson

Angus Fraser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Banking; Botany. 1668 words.

Turner, Dawson (1775–1858), banker, botanist, and antiquary, was born on 18 October 1775 at 40 Middlegate Street, Great Yarmouth, the eldest of the three surviving children of James Turner...

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