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Ashmun, Jehudi

Salim Yaqub.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Religion and Education. 1133 words.

Ashmun, Jehudi (21 April 1794–25 August 1828), colonial agent and missionary in West Africa, was born in Champlain, New York, the son of Samuel Ashmun, a justice of the peace, and Parthenia...

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Bailey, Jacob

Sally Schwartz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Religion and Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1177 words.

Bailey, Jacob (1731–26 July 1808), Anglican missionary and Loyalist, was born in Rowley, Massachusetts, the son of David Bailey and Mary Hodgkins, farmers. The details of Bailey’s early...

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Baker, Shirley Waldemar

Hugh Laracy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Asian Politics; Religion and Education. 659 words.

Baker, Shirley Waldemar (1836–1903), missionary and prime minister of Tonga, was born in Camden Town, London. He was the son of George Baker and his wife, Jane Woolmer, daughter of a...

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Calderwood, Henry

Lionel Alexander Ritchie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 756 words.

Calderwood, Henry (1808?–1865), missionary and government official, was born in Peebles, the son of Henry Calderwood (1772/3?–1842), and his wife, Elizabeth née Mudie (1773/4?–1835),...

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Coe, George Albert

David M. Wulff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Religion and Education; Psychology. 1146 words.

Coe, George Albert (26 March 1862–09 November 1951), psychologist of religion, religious educator, and political activist, was born in Mendon, New York, the son of the Reverend George W....

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Colenso, Harriette Emily

B. M. Nicholls.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Religion and Education. 2022 words.

Colenso, Harriette Emily (1847–1932), missionary and political activist, was born on 30 June 1847 at Tharston, Norfolk, the eldest daughter of John William Colenso (1814–1883), first bishop...

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Cooper, Thomas

Stephen Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Religion and Education; Politics. 1183 words.

Cooper, Thomas (1805–1892), Chartist and religious lecturer, was born on 20 March 1805 in Leicester, the illegitimate son of a dyer. His mother continued working as a dyer after the early...

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Ekarte, George Daniel [known as Daniels Ekarte]

Marika Sherwood.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion and Education. 847 words.

Ekarte, George Daniel [known as Daniels Ekarte] (1896/7–1964), minister and community worker, was born in west Africa, possibly in the Calabar region of Nigeria. His early years were spent...

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Freeman, Thomas Birch

John Flint.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Religion and Education. 662 words.

Freeman, Thomas Birch (1809–1890), missionary and colonial official, was born on 6 December 1809 at Twyford, near Winchester, of an African father, Thomas Freeman, a farmer, and an English...

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Grubb, Sir Kenneth George

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Religion and Education. 905 words.

Grubb, Sir Kenneth George (1900–1980), missionary and public servant, was born on 9 September 1900 in Oxton, Nottinghamshire, the youngest in the family of three sons and one daughter of...

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