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Boland, Henry James [Harry]

David Fitzpatrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; UK Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2545 words.

Boland, Henry James [Harry] (1887–1922), tailor's cutter and Irish revolutionary, was born on 27 April 1887 at 6 Dalymount Terrace, Phibsborough Road, north Dublin, the third of five...

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Bowdoin, James

Eric v. d. Luft.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 997 words.

Bowdoin, James (1726–1790), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 7 August 1726 in Boston, Massachusetts, the youngest child of James Bowdoin (1676–1747), a...

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Bryan, George

Benjamin H. Newcomb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 792 words.

Bryan, George (1731–1791), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 11 August 1731 in Dublin, the fourth of eight children, and eldest son, of Samuel Bryan, merchant,...

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Budenz, Louis

Harvey Klehr.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1149 words.

Budenz, Louis (17 July 1891–27 April 1972), labor organizer and anti-Communist government witness, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Henry Joseph Budenz, a bank cashier, and...

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Ellery, William

Dennis M. Conrad.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 910 words.

Ellery, William (1727–1820), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 22 December 1727 in Newport, Rhode Island, the son of William Ellery (1701–1764), a successful...

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Engels, Friedrich [Frederick]

Gareth Stedman Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 3862 words.

Engels, Friedrich [Frederick] (1820–1895), businessman and revolutionary leader, was born on 28 November 1820 in Barmen, Westphalia, the son of Friedrich Engels (1796–1860), a textile...

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Ewen, William

Milton Ready.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 700 words.

Ewen, William (c. 1720–1777), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born in England; details of his parents and upbringing are unknown. Ewen moved to the American colonies...

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Ford, James William

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1288 words.

Ford, James William (22 December 1893–21 June 1957), labor leader and Communist party official, was born James William Foursche in Pratt City, Alabama, the son of Lyman Foursche,...

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Gadsden, Christopher

E. Stanly Godbold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1129 words.

Gadsden, Christopher (1724–1805), merchant and revolutionary politician, was born on 16 February 1724 in Charles Town, South Carolina, the fourth and only surviving son of Thomas Gadsden...

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Gill, Kenneth [Ken]

Rodney Bickerstaffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1930 words.

Gill, Kenneth [Ken] (1927–2009), trade unionist and communist, was born on 30 August 1927 at 19 Leaze Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, the youngest of four children of Ernest Frank Gill...

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