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Clark, Alfred Corning

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

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Publishing. 950 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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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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Fraser, Lindley Macnaghten

Richard Hewlett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Economics. 897 words.

Fraser, Lindley Macnaghten (1904–1963), broadcaster and economist, was born on 14 August 1904 in Edinburgh, the son of Norman Fraser, a minister of the United Free Church of Scotland, and...

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Freud, Sir Clement Raphael [Clay]

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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Hilton, John

Matthew Hilton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Radio; Sociology; Education; Economics. 1390 words.

Hilton, John (1880–1943), social scientist and broadcaster, was born at 14 Rumworth Street, Bolton, Lancashire, on 28 December 1880, the first son and the last of seven children of John...

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Lewis, Sir Edward Roberts

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. 1760 words.

Lewis, Sir Edward Roberts (1900–1980), record and gramophone company executive, was born at Allerton Mount, Duffield Road, Derby on 19 April 1900, the only son in the family of four...

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McCann, Alfred Watterson

Edward E. Adams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Radio; Journalism. 665 words.

McCann, Alfred Watterson (09 January 1879–19 January 1931), journalist, radio commentator, and crusader for pure food, was born in Pittsburgh, the son of Michael McCann, a printer and...

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Mullard, Stanley Robert

Rowland F. Pocock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 877 words.

Mullard, Stanley Robert (1883–1979), radio engineer and industrialist, was born in Bermondsey, London, on 1 November 1883, the third of five children of Robert Mullard and his wife, Ann, néenull...

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Murphy, Frank

Barbara Trompeter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio. 972 words.

Murphy, Frank (1889–1955), radio manufacturer, was born on 16 June 1889 at Penwith Villa, 25 Wrottesley Road, West Plumstead, Woolwich, London, the youngest son of the seven surviving...

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