Oxford Index Browse

You are looking at 1-10 of 118 items for:

Economics x Journalism x clear all

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

Alexander, Stanley Walter (1895–1980), financial journalist and editor

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Journalism. 848 words.

Alexander, Stanley Walter (1895–1980), financial journalist and editor, was born on 16 November 1895 at 35 Harcourt Road, Deptford, London, the son of Walter Henry Alexander, board of works...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Almon, John (1737–1805), bookseller and political journalist

Lynda L. Leitner.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism; Publishing. 1578 words.

Almon, John (1737–1805), bookseller and political journalist, was born on 17 December 1737 in Moore Street, Liverpool, to the Irish-born John Almon (b. 1706), seaman, and his wife, Isabella...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Ayer, Harriet Hubbard

Marilyn Elizabeth Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1249 words.

Ayer, Harriet Hubbard (27 June 1849–23 November 1903), businesswoman and journalist, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of Henry George Hubbard, a real estate dealer, and Juliet...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Bagehot, Walter (1826–1877), political commentator, economist, and journalist

Joseph Hamburger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Politics; Economics. 5637 words.

Bagehot, Walter (1826–1877), political commentator, economist, and journalist, was born on 3 February 1826 at Langport, Somerset, the second son of Thomas Watson Bagehot (1795–1881),...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Barron, Clarence Walker

Kevin J. Hayes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Journalism. 1068 words.

Barron, Clarence Walker (02 July 1855–02 October 1928), financial journalist, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Henry Barron, a teamster, and Elana Noyes. He was educated at the...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Beeton [née Mayson], Isabella Mary (1836–1865), writer on household management and journalist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism. 941 words.

Beeton [née Mayson], Isabella Mary (1836–1865), writer on household management and journalist, was born on 14 March 1836 at Milk Street, off Cheapside in the City of London, the eldest in...

Go to Oxford Dictionary of National Biography »  home page

Bibb, Henry Walton

Gregory S. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism; Literature; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Education. 1358 words.

Bibb, Henry Walton (10 May 1815–1854), author, editor, and antislavery lecturer, was born into slavery on the plantation of David White of Shelby County, Kentucky, the son of James Bibb, a...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Bly, Nellie

Brooke Kroeger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1309 words.

Bly, Nellie (05 May 1864–27 January 1922), reporter and manufacturer, was born Elizabeth Jane Cochran in Cochran’s Mills, Pennsylvania, the daughter of Michael Cochran, a mill owner and...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Bowen, Henry Chandler

James Boylan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Journalism. 1133 words.

Bowen, Henry Chandler (11 September 1813–24 February 1896), editor-publisher and merchant, was born in Woodstock, Connecticut, the son of George Bowen, a store and tavern keeper, and Lydia...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page

Browne, Carl

Carlos A. Schwantes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Drawing and Pastels; Painting; Political Theory; Journalism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1382 words.

Browne, Carl (1846–16 January 1914), political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of "Coxey's Army", political agitator, reform journalist, and organizer of “Coxey’s Army,” was born...

Go to American National Biography Online »  home page