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Abbott, Grace

Julie Longo and Sandra F. VanBurkleo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; US Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1955 words.

Abbott, Grace (17 November 1878–19 June 1939), social worker and administrator, was born in Grand Island, Nebraska, the daughter of Othman Ali Abbott, a lawyer and politician, and Elizabeth...

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Adler, Henrietta [Nettie] (1868–1950), social worker and Jewish political activist

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Politics; Social Work; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 964 words.

Adler, Henrietta [Nettie] (1868–1950), social worker and Jewish political activist, was born in London on 1 December 1868, the elder daughter of Rabbi Dr Hermann Adler (1839–1911) and his...

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Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician

David Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2206 words.

Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician, was born on 6 December 1922 at 34 Wellington Street, Widnes, Lancashire, the son of John Ashley (d. 1927), a labourer in...

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Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and social activist

Caroline Zilboorg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Politics; Religion; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 687 words.

Blount, Elizabeth Anne Mould de Sodington [née Elizabeth Anne Mould Williams; other married name Elizabeth Anne Mould Morgan], Lady de Sodington Blount (1850–1935), pamphlet writer and...

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Chunchie, Kamal Athon (1886–1953), Methodist minister and race relations worker

Rozina Visram.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 974 words.

Chunchie, Kamal Athon (1886–1953), Methodist minister and race relations worker, was born on 4 June 1886 in Kandy, Ceylon, the eldest of nine children (five sons and four daughters) of...

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Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell] (1904–1986), author and campaigner for Jewish refugees

Rebecca A. Pope and Susan J. Leonardi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 1140 words.

Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell] (1904–1986), author and campaigner for Jewish refugees, was born on 24 August 1904 at 37 Croft Avenue, Sunderland, the second of four children of William...

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Cook, (Mary) Louise (1901–1991)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights; Literature. 7 words.

See Cook, Ida [pseud. Mary Burchell]

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Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry (1883–1956), army officer, civil administrator, and social worker

Andrew Chandler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2177 words.

Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry (1883–1956), army officer, civil administrator, and social worker, was born on 10 March 1883 at 19 Westbourne Place, Belgravia, London, the second son of Colonel...

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Gaines, Irene McCoy

Mamie E. Locke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 908 words.

Gaines, Irene McCoy (25 October 1892–30 March 1964), social worker and clubwoman, was born in Ocala, Florida, the daughter of Charles McCoy and Mamie Ellis. She grew up in Chicago where her...

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Garvey, Amy Ashwood

Barbara Bair.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1472 words.

Garvey, Amy Ashwood (18 January 1897–03 May 1969), Pan-African activist and feminist, was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, one of three children of Michael Delbert Ashwood and Maudriana...

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