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Abrahams, Harold Maurice

Norris McWhirter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1403 words.

Abrahams, Harold Maurice (1899–1978), athlete and civil servant, was born at 30 Rutland Road, Bedford, on 15 December 1899, the youngest in the family of two daughters and four sons of...

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Anstey, Rhoda

Gill Clarke and Ida M. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1207 words.

Anstey, Rhoda (1865–1936), promoter of women's physical education, was born at Jurishayes Farm near Tiverton, Devon, on 15 April 1865, the seventh of nine children and second daughter of...

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Ashe, Arthur

McKay Jenkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Biographical Studies. 1866 words.

Ashe, Arthur (10 July 1943–06 February 1993), tennis player, author, and political activist, was born Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr., in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Arthur Ashe, Sr., a police...

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Baldwin, Sir Jack (Edward)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Education; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 244 words.

Kt 1997; PhD; FRS 1978

Born 8 Aug. 1938; s of Frederick Charles Baldwin and Olive Frances Headland; m 1977, Christine Louise, d of William B. Franchi

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Balfour, (Elizabeth) Jean

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Literature; Publishing; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 410 words.

CBE 1981; FRSE 1980; FRSA; FICFor; JP

Born 4 Nov. 1927; 2nd d of late Maj.-Gen. Sir James Syme Drew, KBE, CB, DSO, MC, and late Victoria Maxwell of Munches; ...

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Bannerman, John Macdonald, Baron Bannerman of Kildonan

Richard J. Finlay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1275 words.

Bannerman, John Macdonald, Baron Bannerman of Kildonan (1901–1969), politician and rugby player, was born at 71 Seymour Street, Crossmyloof, Glasgow, on 1 September 1901, the son of John...

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Barry, Edward Norman

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 84 words.

CB 1981

Born 22 Feb. 1920; s of Samuel and Matilda (née Legge); m 1952, Inez Anna (née Elliott); one s two d...

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Bellinger, Sir Robert (Ian)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 223 words.

GBE 1967

Born Tetbury, Glos, 10 March 1910; s of David Morgan Bellinger, Cardiganshire, and Jane Ballantine Deans, Edinburgh; m 1962, Christiane Marie Louise...

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Belmont, August

Irving Katz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; US Politics; Banking. 1074 words.

Belmont, August (08 December 1813–24 November 1890), financier, politician, and sportsman, was born in Alzey, a German Rhineland village, the son of Simon Belmont, a moneylender and...

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Belmont, Perry

Irving Katz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; US Politics. 1059 words.

Belmont, Perry (28 December 1850–25 May 1947), politician and sportsman, was born in New York City, the son of August Belmont, a banker, politician, and sportsman, and Caroline Slidell...

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