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Clark, Alfred Corning (1873–1950), record and electrical goods manufacturer

Peter Martland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 2372 words.

Clark, Alfred Corning (1873–1950), record and electrical goods manufacturer, was born in New York, USA, on 19 December 1873, the elder son of Walter Lowry Clark, a chocolate manufacturer,...

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Cleverdon, (Thomas) Douglas James (1903–1987), bookseller and radio producer

John Wells.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Publishing. 955 words.

Cleverdon, (Thomas) Douglas James (1903–1987), bookseller and radio producer, was born on 17 January 1903 in Bristol (he retained all his life a faint trace of a Bristol accent), the elder...

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Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain

Robert Elsie and Bejtullah D. Destani.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Business and Management; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 875 words.

Duma, Dervish (1908–1998), diplomatist and leader of the Albanian community in Britain, was born on 4 July 1908 in Borsh on the southern coast of Albania, then still part of the Ottoman...

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Durante, Jimmy

Stephen M. Archer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1153 words.

Durante, Jimmy (10 February 1893–29 January 1980), comedian, was born James Francis Durante on New York City’s East Side, the son of Barthelmeo Durante and Roséa Millino. His French-Italian...

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Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey

Daniel Martin Dumych.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio; Information and Communication Technologies. 1117 words.

Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey (06 October 1866–22 July 1932), inventor, was born in East Bolton, Quebec, Canada, the son of Elisha Joseph Fessenden, an Anglican clergyman, and Clementina...

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Fisk, Sir Ernest Thomas (1886–1965), entrepreneur and developer of radio

A. J. L. Blond.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Business and Management. 621 words.

Fisk, Sir Ernest Thomas (1886–1965), entrepreneur and developer of radio, was born on 8 August 1886 at Sunbury, Middlesex, the second child of Thomas Harvey Fisk, builder, and his wife,...

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Freud, Sir Clement Raphael [Clay] (1924–2009), restaurateur, journalist, and politician

Stuart Mole.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Television; Radio; UK Politics. 2083 words.

Freud, Sir Clement Raphael [Clay] (1924–2009), restaurateur, journalist, and politician, was born Clemens Raphael Freud in Berlin on 24 April 1924, the third and youngest son of Ernst...

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Hummert, Anne

Donna L. Halper.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing; Radio. 1255 words.

Hummert, Anne (19 January 1905–05 July 1996), radio producer and advertising executive, was born Anna Mary Schumacher and raised in Baltimore, Maryland, the oldest of four children of...

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Levy, David

David Marc.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Marketing; Radio. 1601 words.

Levy, David (02 January 1913–25 January 2000), advertising and broadcasting executive, television producer, and writer, was one of twin sons born to Benjamin Levy, an accountant, and...

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Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster

James Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1190 words.

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 March 1898 at 11 Radnor Place, Birkenhead, Cheshire, the only child of Edward Williams Lewis,...

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