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Burnham, Frederick Russell (1861–1947), scout and prospector

Ian Phimister.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; African History; Maps and Map-making. 1522 words.

Burnham, Frederick Russell (1861–1947), scout and prospector, was born on 11 May 1861 in Tivoli, Minnesota, the elder son of Edwin Otway Burnham (d. 1873), Congregational minister and...

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Ja Ja of Opobo [formerly Jubo Jubagha] (c. 1821–1891), merchant and king of Opobo

John D. Hargreaves.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; African History. 989 words.

Ja Ja of Opobo [formerly Jubo Jubagha] (c. 1821–1891), merchant and king of Opobo, was born in Amaigbo, a village in what became the Orlu division of Nigeria. Cast out from his family...

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