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A. P. Usher

Overview page. Subjects: Economic History.

(1883–1965), American economic historian.

The Harvard scholar Abbott Payson Usher will be remembered chiefly for three major monographs: The History of the Grain Trade in France,...

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Abbatt [née Cobb], (Norah) Marjorie

Elizabeth Newson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Business and Management. 986 words.

Abbatt [née Cobb], (Norah) Marjorie (1899–1991), promoter of toy design and businesswoman, was born on 18 March 1899 in Surbiton, Surrey, daughter of a well-to-do fur broker. She was...

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Abberley, Robert

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicine and Health. 243 words.

Born 29 Oct. 1952; s of late Fred Abberley and of Lillian Abberley

self-employed consultant, since 2013; Assistant General Secretary, UNISON, 2002–13

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Abbot, Sir Maurice

Andrew Thrush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 3468 words.

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician, was born on 2 November 1565 and baptized three days later at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, the fifth of the six sons of Maurice...

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Abbott, Horace

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 845 words.

Abbott, Horace (29 July 1806–08 August 1887), manufacturer, was born in Sudbury, Massachusetts, the son of Alpheus Abbott and Lydia Fay, farmers. His father died when Abbott was quite...

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Abel, John

David Whitehead.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction. 1124 words.

Abel, John (1578/9–1675), master carpenter, was probably born and lived at Sarnesfield, Herefordshire. A Catholic recusant, he was brought before a church court in 1618 for contracting a...

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Abel, Keith Russell

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 92 words.

Born London, 13 Nov. 1963; s of Keith Paterson Abel and Sally Anne Neame; m 1992, Catherine Ciapparelli; one s one d

Founding Director, Abel & Cole, organic...

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Abel, Roger Lee

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 246 words.

Born Nebraska, 12 Aug. 1943

Director, Cygnus Oil and Gas Corporation (formerly Touchstone Resources USA Inc.), 2005–07 (Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, 2005–06)

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Abel Smith, Col Richard Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 135 words.

Born 11 Oct. 1933; s of Col Sir Henry Abel Smith, KCMG, KCVO, DSO and late Lady May Cambridge, o d of Earl of Athlone, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, DSO, PC, FRS and Princess Alice,...

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Abell, William

Dagmar Freist.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1117 words.

Abell, William (b. c. 1584, d. in or after 1655), vintner and local politician, was the son of Thomas Abell of Oundle, Northamptonshire, and his wife, Suzanna Barker. He was...

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