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Ballou, Adin

Len Gougeon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; World History; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Politics and Law; Ethnic Politics. 1229 words.

Ballou, Adin (23 April 1803–05 August 1890), Universalist clergyman, reformer, and founder of Hopedale Community, was born in Cumberland, Rhode Island, the son of Ariel Ballou and Edilda...

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Brotherton, Joseph

Peter Shapely.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; UK Politics. 881 words.

Brotherton, Joseph (1783–1857), Cowherdite Bible Christian minister and politician, was born on 22 May 1783 at Whittington, near Chesterfield, Derbyshire, the son of John Brotherton (d....

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Brown, Olympia

Sheryl A. Kujawa.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Politics; Gender and Politics. 1141 words.

Brown, Olympia (05 January 1835–23 October 1926), Universalist minister and suffragist, was born in Prairie Ronde, Kalamazoo County, Michigan, the daughter of Asa B. Brown and Lephia...

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Bryan, Hugh

Harvey H. Jackson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 730 words.

Bryan, Hugh (1699–31 December 1753), planter, assemblyman, and evangelical Christian, was born near Beaufort in South Carolina, the son of Joseph Bryan, an Indian trader and farmer, and...

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Drummond, Henry

Columba Graham Flegg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1978 words.

Drummond, Henry (1786–1860), politician and apostle of the Catholic Apostolic church, eldest son of Henry Drummond (1762–1794), banker, of The Grange, near Alresford, Hampshire, and his...

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Eddy, George Sherwood

Jerry Dallas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1413 words.

Eddy, George Sherwood (19 January 1871–03 March 1961), lay evangelist and political activist, was born in Leavenworth, Kansas, the son of George Eddy, a prominent businessman and civic...

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Edwards, John Hugh

Gerard Charmley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1328 words.

Edwards, John Hugh (1869–1945), Congregational minister and politician, was born at 37 Powell Street, Aberystwyth, on 9 April 1869, the son of John Edwards, a flannel merchant and alderman,...

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Grace, Charles Emmanuel

Richard Newman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Social and Cultural History; Business and Management; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1154 words.

Grace, Charles Emmanuel (25 January 1881–12 January 1960), Boyfriend of the World, better known as Daddy Grace or Sweet Daddy Grace or by his self-proclaimed title, was one of the more...

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Horne, (Charles) Silvester

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 800 words.

Horne, (Charles) Silvester (1865–1914), Congregational minister and politician, was born in Cuckfield, Sussex, on 15 April 1865, the youngest of three sons and four children of Charles...

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Maffitt, John Newland

Robert E. Cray.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations; Politics. 1550 words.

Maffitt, John Newland (28 December 1794–28 May 1850), Methodist preacher, was born in Dublin, Ireland, to a middle-class family that belonged to the Church of Ireland, a branch of the...

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