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Armstrong, Eliza (b. 1872), domestic servant and victim of abduction

Gavin Weightman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1331 words.

Armstrong, Eliza (b. 1872), domestic servant and victim of abduction, was born at 9 Charles Street, Lisson Grove, in the Marylebone district of London on 18 April 1872 to Charles Armstrong,...

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Comstock, Elizabeth Leslie Rous Wright

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Society and Culture; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 885 words.

Comstock, Elizabeth Leslie Rous Wright (30 October 1815–03 August 1891), Quaker minister and reformer, was born in Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, the daughter of William Rous, a...

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Foster, Judith Ellen Horton Avery

Melanie Gustafson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1198 words.

Foster, Judith Ellen Horton Avery (03 November 1840–11 August 1910), lawyer, temperance activist, and Republican party leader, was born in Lowell, Massachusetts, the daughter of Jotham...

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Henriques, Sir Basil Lucas Quixano (1890–1961), founder of youth clubs and magistrate

Sarah McCabe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1895 words.

Henriques, Sir Basil Lucas Quixano (1890–1961), founder of youth clubs and magistrate, was born in London on 17 October 1890, the youngest of the five children of David Quixano Henriques,...

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Ives, George Cecil (1867–1950), criminologist and campaigner for homosexual law reform

Matt Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1329 words.

Ives, George Cecil (1867–1950), criminologist and campaigner for homosexual law reform, was born in Germany on 1 October 1867 and baptized simply George Cecil at Holy Trinity Church,...

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Kempster, John (1836–1916), police journalist and temperance campaigner

R. M. Morris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1682 words.

Kempster, John (1836–1916), police journalist and temperance campaigner, was born in Congleton, Cheshire, on 3 April 1836, the son of John Joseph James Kempster, a minister in the Countess...

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Kohler, Max James

Eric L. Goldstein.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Education; History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1249 words.

Kohler, Max James (22 May 1871–24 July 1934), jurist, historian, and Jewish communal worker, was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of Kaufmann Kohler and Johanna Einhorn. His parents were...

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Little, Sophia Louisa Robbins

Deborah Bingham Van Broekhoven.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1089 words.

Little, Sophia Louisa Robbins (1799–1893), writer and reformer, was born in Newport, Rhode Island, the daughter of U.S. senator Asher Robbins, an attorney, and Mary Ellery. Educated...

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Lumpkin, Joseph Henry

Timothy S. Huebner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1345 words.

Lumpkin, Joseph Henry (23 December 1799–04 June 1867), jurist and reformer, was born near Lexington in Oglethorpe County, Georgia, the son of John H. Lumpkin and Lucy Hopson, planters. At...

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Sloan, Thomas Louis

T. Robert Przeklasa.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1450 words.

Sloan, Thomas Louis (14 May 1863–10 September 1940), Omaha tribal member, attorney, and Indian activist, was born to a mixed-race father, William E. Sloan, and a non-Indian mother, name...

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