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Abbott, Cleveland

Anne M. Blaschke.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 1317 words.

Abbott, Cleveland (09 December 1892–14 April 1955), Tuskegee Institute educator, administrator, and athletic coach, was born in Yankton, South Dakota, one of seven children of Mollie Brown...

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Abrahams, Harold Maurice

Norris McWhirter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1403 words.

Abrahams, Harold Maurice (1899–1978), athlete and civil servant, was born at 30 Rutland Road, Bedford, on 15 December 1899, the youngest in the family of two daughters and four sons of...

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Aga Khan Iv, His Highness Prince Karim

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Religion. 516 words.

granted title His Highness by the Queen, 1957, granted title His Royal Highness by the Shah of Iran, 1959; KBE 2004

Born Genthod, Geneva, 13 Dec. 1936...

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Aislabie, Benjamin

Eric Midwinter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 555 words.

Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator, was born on 14 January 1774 in Newington Green, Middlesex, the third son, and sixth and last child, of Rawson...

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Alexander, Alexander [Alick]

Richard William Cox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 924 words.

Alexander, Alexander [Alick] (1849–1928), promoter of physical education, was born in Liverpool on 14 May 1849, the second son of W. C. Alexander, a chief carpenter in the Royal Navy who...

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Alexander, Frederick Matthias

Malcolm Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1160 words.

Alexander, Frederick Matthias (1869–1955), originator of the Alexander technique and teacher, was born on 20 January 1869 at Wynyard, north-west Tasmania, the eldest of seven children of...

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Allenby, Katherine Fiona

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 247 words.

MBE 2007

Born London, 16 March 1974; d of William James and Gillian Mary Allenby; m 2005, Ian David Pocock; two d

athlete; Fencing Manager of...

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Altham, Harry Surtees

Hubert Doggart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1033 words.

Altham, Harry Surtees (1888–1965), schoolmaster and cricket historian, was born at 8 The Terrace, York Town, Frimley, Surrey, on 30 November 1888, the younger son of Sir Edward Altham...

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Ansell, Sir Michael Picton

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 972 words.

Ansell, Sir Michael Picton (1905–1994), army officer and showjumping administrator, was born at The Curragh, co. Kildare, Ireland, on 26 March 1905, the son of George Kirkpatrick Ansell (d....

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Anstey, Rhoda

Gill Clarke and Ida M. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1207 words.

Anstey, Rhoda (1865–1936), promoter of women's physical education, was born at Jurishayes Farm near Tiverton, Devon, on 15 April 1865, the seventh of nine children and second daughter of...

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