Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-3 of 3 items for:

Criminology and Criminal Justice x Agriculture and Farming x Business and Management x clear all

Gibbons, Thomas

Carol S. Ebel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1445 words.

Gibbons, Thomas (15 December 1757–16 May 1826), planter, lawyer, and steamship owner, was born near Savannah, Georgia, the son of Joseph Gibbons and Hannah Martin, planters. Gibbons was...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Laurens, Henry

C. James Taylor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2209 words.

Laurens, Henry (24 February 1724–08 December 1792), planter-merchant and revolutionary war statesman, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of John Laurens, a saddler, and Esther...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Menzies [Menzey], Michael (d. 1766), advocate and inventor of agricultural and mining machinery

R. B. Prosser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Agriculture and Farming. 345 words.

Menzies [Menzey], Michael (d. 1766), advocate and inventor of agricultural and mining machinery, was probably one of the Menzies of Culter-Allers, Lanarkshire; little is known of his...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page