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Brookes, John Henry

Malcolm Graham.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1541 words.

Brookes, John Henry (1891–1975), educational administrator and craftsman, was born in Oliver Street, Kingsley Park, Kingsthorpe, Northampton, on 31 January 1891, the only son of Robert...

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Cohn, Fannia

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1356 words.

Cohn, Fannia (05 April 1885?–24 December 1962), labor educator and leader, was born Fannia Mary Cohn in Kletzk, Minsk, Russia, the daughter of Hyman Cohn, a manager of a family-owned flour...

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Coppin, Fanny Jackson

Linda M. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 1434 words.

Coppin, Fanny Jackson (1837–21 January 1913), educator, civic and religious leader, and feminist, was born a slave in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Lucy Jackson. Her father’s name and...

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Councill, William Hooper

John David Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education. 1382 words.

Councill, William Hooper (12 July 1848–17 April 1909), black educator, was born in Fayetteville, North Carolina, the son of William Councill and Mary Jane (maiden name unknown), both...

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Healy, Patrick Francis

Richard Newman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1195 words.

Healy, Patrick Francis (02 February 1834–10 January 1910), Jesuit priest and university president, was born in Jones County, Georgia, the son of Michael Morris Healy, an Irish-American...

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King, Charles

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Journalism. 1210 words.

King, Charles (16 March 1789–27 September 1867), editor, merchant, and college president, was born in New York, New York, the son of Rufus King, a diplomat, and Mary Alsop. His father,...

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King, Stanley

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education. 1219 words.

King, Stanley (11 May 1883–28 April 1951), businessman and college president, was born in Troy, New York, the son of Henry Amasa King, a lawyer and judge, and Maria Lyon Flynt. His family’s...

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Low, Seth

Augustus Cerillo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Organization and Management of Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1765 words.

Low, Seth (18 January 1850–17 September 1916), reform mayor and university president, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Abiel Abbot Low, a merchant, and Ellen Almira Dow. Low’s...

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Menter, Sir James Woodham [Jim]

A. J. Forty.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Physics. 1818 words.

Menter, Sir James Woodham [Jim] (1921–2006), physicist, industrialist, and university administrator, was born at Oxford House, Lynsted, near Sittingbourne, Kent, on 22 August 1921, the only...

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Pillsbury, John Sargent

Thomas C. Buckley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1453 words.

Pillsbury, John Sargent (29 July 1827–18 October 1901), businessman, politician, and "father" of the University of Minnesota, businessman, politician, and “father” of the University of...

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