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Burdon, Rowland (1756–1838), politician, banker, and businessman

Gillian Cookson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online April 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; UK Politics. 1474 words.

Burdon, Rowland (1756–1838), politician, banker, and businessman, was born on 28 December 1756 in Newcastle upon Tyne, the only child of Rowland Burdon (1724–1786) and his wife,...

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Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America

William S. Powell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 1200 words.

Caswell, Richard (1729–1789), surveyor and politician in America, was born on 3 August 1729 at Mulberry Point, a plantation overlooking Chesapeake Bay, near Joppa, Baltimore county,...

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Collaboration and Cross-Sector Coordination for Humanitarian Assistance in a Disaster Recovery Setting

David Sanderson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online November 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Environmental Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 9442 words.

While known to be important and essential for improved effectiveness and efficiency, cross-sector coordination and collaboration among different actors engaged in postdisaster recovery is...

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Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent

David Killingray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1110 words.

Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent, was born on 14 July 1864 at Anomabu, in the British west African colony of the Gold Coast, the surviving twin son of Robert...

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Hexamer, Charles John

Jane Freimiller.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 880 words.

Hexamer, Charles John (09 May 1862–15 October 1921), civil engineer and political advocate for German-American causes, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Ernest Hexamer, a...

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MacDonald, Thomas Harris

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 1805 words.

MacDonald, Thomas Harris (23 July 1881–07 April 1957), highway engineer and public official, was born in Leadville, Colorado, the son of John MacDonald, a grain and lumber merchant, and...

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Mead, Elwood

James R. Kluger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 2371 words.

Mead, Elwood (16 January 1858–26 January 1936), U.S. Commissioner of Reclamation, was born near Patriot, Indiana, the son of David B. Mead, a farmer, and Lucinda Davis. Mead spent his early...

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Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage

Bertha Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History. 1417 words.

Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage, was born in St Sepulchre, London, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Monson, first baronet (1563/4–1641),...

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Page, Logan Waller

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; US Politics. 1459 words.

Page, Logan Waller (10 January 1870–09 December 1918), highway engineer and government administrator, was born in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Legh R. Page and Page Waller (occupations...

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Ramsden, Sir James (1822–1896), civil engineer and civic leader

Aidan C. J. Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building. 1020 words.

Ramsden, Sir James (1822–1896), civil engineer and civic leader, was probably born on 25 February 1822, at Bolton, Lancashire, and was baptized there on 31 March 1822, one of several...

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