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Aaronson, Sir Michael John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History. 179 words.

Kt 2006; CBE 2000

Born 8 Sept. 1947; s of late Edward John Aaronson and Marian Aaronson (née Davies); m 1988, Andrene Margaret Sutherland; two s one d

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Abbot, Gorham Dummer

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 945 words.

Abbot, Gorham Dummer (03 September 1807–03 August 1874), educator of women and clergyman, was born in Brunswick, Maine, the son of “Squire” Jacob Abbot, a land trustee and sometime...

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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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Abbott, John Martin

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 87 words.

CBE 2000; QPM 1996

Born 22 March 1949; s of late Geoffrey Lowick Abbott and Gladys Lilian Abbott; m 1972, Christine Sowter; two d

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Abercorn

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance. 191 words.

KG 1999

Born 4 July 1934; er s of 4th Duke of Abercorn, and Lady Mary Kathleen Crichton (Dowager Duchess of Abercorn, GCVO) (d...

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Abzug, Bella

Edward L. Lach.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online June 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1223 words.

Abzug, Bella (24 July 1920–31 March 1998), lawyer, feminist leader, and U.S. representative, was born Bella Savitsky in the Bronx, New York, the daughter of Emmanuel Savitsky, butcher, and...

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Ackroyd, Dame (Dorothy) Elizabeth [Betty]

Margaret Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 883 words.

Ackroyd, Dame (Dorothy) Elizabeth [Betty] (1910–1987), civil servant and consumer rights campaigner, was born at Hydrastin House, Wilpshire, Lancashire, on 13 August 1910, the daughter of...

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Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland

Martin Purvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 929 words.

Acland [née Cunningham], Alice Sophia, Lady Acland (1849–1935), co-operative movement activist and advocate of women's advancement, was born on 3 February 1849 at Heath Lodge, Petersfield,...

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Acland, Sir John

Mary Wolffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 809 words.

Acland, Sir John (c. 1552–1620), politician and benefactor, was the younger son of John Acland (d. 1553) of Acland Barton in the parish of Landkey, north Devon, and Margaret, daughter and...

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Acland, Sir Richard Thomas Dyke, fifteenth baronet

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics. 980 words.

Acland, Sir Richard Thomas Dyke, fifteenth baronet (1906–1990), politician and benefactor, was born on 26 November 1906 at Broadclyst, Devon, his ancestral home, the eldest in the family of...

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