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Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet

Michael Banton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1242 words.

Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet, was born on 11 April 1904 in Calcutta to Eurasian parents, Percy and Sophy Dover. He was a descendant of Colonel...

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Fitch, Asa

Jeffrey K. Barnes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Entomology; Education; History. 1238 words.

Fitch, Asa (24 February 1809–08 April 1879), entomologist, agriculturist, and historian, was born in Salem (Washington County), New York, the son of Asa Fitch, a physician and judge, and...

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Harris, Thaddeus William

Clark A. Elliott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1226 words.

Harris, Thaddeus William (12 November 1795–16 January 1856), librarian and entomologist, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of Unitarian clergyman Thaddeus Mason Harris and Mary...

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Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus

E. D. Lloyd-Kimbrel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Organization and Management of Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1937 words.

Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus (25 July 1797–04 November 1856), entomologist, educator, and miniaturist, was born in Versailles, France (although he is also recorded as being a native of Metz),...

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Kinsey, Alfred Charles

Mark C. Carnes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Education; Social Sciences. 2466 words.

Kinsey, Alfred Charles (23 June 1894–25 August 1956), entomologist and sex researcher, was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, the son of Alfred Seguine Kinsey, instructor of mechanical arts at...

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Lloyd, Robert Wylie (1868–1958), collector and mountaineer

Alex M. Cain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Entomology; Education; Financial Aspects of Art. 556 words.

Lloyd, Robert Wylie (1868–1958), collector and mountaineer, was born at Grove House, Oswaldtwistle, Blackburn, Lancashire, the only son of John Lloyd, a calico printer, and his wife, Rachel...

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Sanderson, Ezra Dwight

Olaf F. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Sociology; Education. 1360 words.

Sanderson, Ezra Dwight (25 September 1878–27 September 1944), rural sociologist and entomologist, was born in Clio, Michigan, the son of John Phillip Sanderson, a Congregational minister,...

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Uhler, Philip Reese

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 919 words.

Uhler, Philip Reese (03 June 1835–21 October 1913), entomologist and librarian, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of George Washington Uhler, a wealthy merchant, and Anna Maria...

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Westwood, John Obadiah (1805–1893), entomologist and palaeographer

Yolanda Foote.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Education. 1350 words.

Westwood, John Obadiah (1805–1893), entomologist and palaeographer, was born on 22 December 1805 at Sheffield, the son of John Westwood (1774–1850), a medal designer and die-sinker, and his...

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