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Brosan, George Stephen (1921–2001), engineer and educational administrator

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Organization and Management of Education; Engineering (General). 1328 words.

Brosan, George Stephen (1921–2001), engineer and educational administrator, was born on 8 August 1921 in Budapest, Hungary, the only child of Rudolph Brosan, an architect, and his wife,...

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Chilver, (Amos) Henry, Baron Chilver (1926–2012), structural engineer and university administrator

J. Michael T. Thompson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Engineering (General). 1923 words.

Chilver, (Amos) Henry, Baron Chilver (1926–2012), structural engineer and university administrator, was born on 30 October 1926 at 396 Ripple Road, Barking, Essex, the eldest of three sons...

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Christopherson, Sir Derman Guy (1915–2000), engineer and university administrator

R. Hyam.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Engineering (General). 1232 words.

Christopherson, Sir Derman Guy (1915–2000), engineer and university administrator, was born on 6 September 1915 in Plumstead, south-east London, the only son of the Revd Derman...

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Clark, George Thomas (1809–1898), engineer and antiquary

B. Ll. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Engineering (General). 2487 words.

Clark, George Thomas (1809–1898), engineer and antiquary, was born in Chelsea, London, on 26 May 1809, the eldest son of the Revd George Clark (1777–1848), chaplain to the Royal Military...

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Crosby, Sylvester Sage

Eric P. Newman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 919 words.

Crosby, Sylvester Sage (02 September 1831–18 August 1914), watchmaker and numismatist, was born in Charlestown, New Hampshire, the son of Jaazaniah Crosby, a Unitarian minister, and Holdah...

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Dyer, Henry (1848–1918), engineer and educationist

Olive Checkland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Engineering (General). 986 words.

Dyer, Henry (1848–1918), engineer and educationist, was born on 16 August 1848 at Muirmaden in the parish of Bothwell, Lanarkshire, the son of John Dyer, a foundry labourer born in co....

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Edgeworth, Richard Lovell (1744–1817), educational writer and engineer

Christina Edgeworth Colvin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General); Education. 3295 words.

Edgeworth, Richard Lovell (1744–1817), educational writer and engineer, was born on 31 May 1744 in Pierrepont Street, Bath, the only surviving son of Richard Edgeworth (1701–1769), a...

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Ferguson, James (1710–1776), lecturer on natural philosophy and inventor of scientific instruments

Patricia Rothman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; History of Science and Technology; Education; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1844 words.

Ferguson, James (1710–1776), lecturer on natural philosophy and inventor of scientific instruments, was born on 25 April 1710 at Core of Mayen, Rothiemay, Banffshire, the second of at least...

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Hauksbee, Francis (1688–1763), instrument maker and lecturer on science

Larry Stewart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Education; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1218 words.

Hauksbee, Francis (1688–1763), instrument maker and lecturer on science, was born in April 1688 in London, the son of John Hauksbee of the Drapers' Company and his wife, Mary. He was the...

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Lyle, David (fl. 1755–1762), maker of mathematical instruments and stenographer

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 537 words.

Lyle, David (fl. 1755–1762), maker of mathematical instruments and stenographer, was the author of a treatise entitled The art of short hand improved, being an universal character adapted...

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