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Andrews, George Leonard

Rod Paschall.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 926 words.

Andrews, George Leonard (31 August 1828–04 April 1899), soldier, engineer, and educator, was born in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, the son of Manasseh Andrews and Harriet Leonard. After...

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Close, Sir Charles Frederick Arden- (1865–1952), surveyor and geographer

J. De Graaff-Hunter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 1740 words.

Close, Sir Charles Frederick Arden- (1865–1952), surveyor and geographer, was born on 10 August 1865 at St Saviour's, Jersey, the eldest of the eleven children of Captain (later...

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Eastman, William Reed

Kathleen Molz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 929 words.

Eastman, William Reed (19 October 1835–25 March 1925), engineer, clergyman, and librarian, was born in New York City, the son of the Reverend Ornan Eastman, an ordained evangelist, and Mary...

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Gordon, Lewis Dunbar Brodie (1815–1876), civil engineer and university teacher

Ben Marsden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education. 2359 words.

Gordon, Lewis Dunbar Brodie (1815–1876), civil engineer and university teacher, was born on 6 March 1815 in Edinburgh, the fourth son of Joseph Gordon (c.1786–1855) of Carroll in...

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Holdich, Sir Thomas Hungerford (1843–1929), surveyor and geographer

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 768 words.

Holdich, Sir Thomas Hungerford (1843–1929), surveyor and geographer, was born at the rectory, Dingley, Northamptonshire, on 13 February 1843, the eldest son of Thomas Peach Holdich, rector...

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Jenkin, Charles Frewen (1865–1940), civil engineer and university teacher

R. V. Southwell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education. 971 words.

Jenkin, Charles Frewen (1865–1940), civil engineer and university teacher, was born at Claygate, Surrey, on 24 September 1865, the second son of Henry Charles Fleeming Jenkin (1833–1885),...

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Kingsford, William (1819–1898), civil engineer and historian

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; History. 986 words.

Kingsford, William (1819–1898), civil engineer and historian, born on 23 December 1819 in the parish of St Lawrence Jewry, London, was the son of William Kingsford, innkeeper of Lad Lane,...

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Kirby, John (c. 1690–1753), surveyor and topographer

J. M. Blatchly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Education; Earth Sciences and Geography. 796 words.

Kirby, John (c. 1690–1753), surveyor and topographer, was, according to his grandson William Kirby (1759–1850), the well-known entomologist, descended from a north-country royalist who,...

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Latcham, Richard Edward (1869–1943), civil engineer and anthropologist

Joanna Crow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 643 words.

Latcham, Richard Edward (1869–1943), civil engineer and anthropologist, was born at Cross Hands, Almondsbury, Gloucestershire, on 5 March 1869, the second child and eldest son of Tucker...

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Talbot, Arthur Newell

Terry S. Reynolds.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1712 words.

Talbot, Arthur Newell (21 October 1857–03 April 1942), civil engineer and engineering educator, was born in Cortland, Illinois, about fifty miles west of Chicago, the son of Charles A....

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