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Fitch, John

Neil L. York.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Metalwork. 1967 words.

Fitch, John (21 January 1743–June or July 1798), inventor and craftsman, was born in Windsor, Connecticut, the son of Joseph Fitch and Sarah Shaler, farmers. His father came from...

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Fulton, Robert

C. M. Harris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Business and Management; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 3332 words.

Fulton, Robert (14 November 1765–23 February 1815), artist, engineer, and entrepreneur, was born on a farm in Little Britain (later Fulton) Township, south of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, the...

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Greaves, Walter (1846–1930), boat builder and painter

Tom Pocock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1052 words.

Greaves, Walter (1846–1930), boat builder and painter, the son of Charles William Greaves, a Chelsea boat builder and waterman, and his wife, Elizabeth Greenway, was born on 4 July 1846 at...

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Kinneir, (Richard) Jock (1917–1994), typographer and graphic designer

Jonathan Woodham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design; Graphic Design and Typography. 1431 words.

Kinneir, (Richard) Jock (1917–1994), typographer and graphic designer, was born at the Louise Margaret Hospital, Aldershot, Hampshire, on 11 February 1917, the son of Guy Kinneir...

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Plumbe, John

John F. Stover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 905 words.

Plumbe, John ( July 1809– July 1857), railroad advocate and photographer, was born in Wales. Little is known about his early life. His family immigrated to the United States in 1821. After...

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St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer

Robert Bewley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Photography and Photographs; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1352 words.

St Joseph, (John) Kenneth Sinclair (1912–1994), geologist, archaeologist, and aerial photographer, was born on 13 November 1912 at Rose Cottage, Cookley, Worcestershire, the only surviving...

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