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Allan, Sir William (1837–1903), engineer and politician

A. H. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Engineering (General). 619 words.

Allan, Sir William (1837–1903), engineer and politician, born at Dundee on 29 November 1837, was the third son of James Allan (d. 1883), machine maker, and his wife, Margaret Dickson (d....

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Atkins, Samuel Elliott (1807–1898), chronometer maker and politician

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 496 words.

Atkins, Samuel Elliott (1807–1898), chronometer maker and politician, was born on 13 April 1807 at Clement's Lane, off Lombard Street in the City of London, the son of George Atkins,...

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Bayard, James Asheton

James M. Banner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1254 words.

Bayard, James Asheton (28 July 1767–06 August 1815), attorney and politician, was born probably in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of James Asheton Bayard, a physician, and Agnes Hodge....

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Bennett, Sir John (1814–1897), watchmaker and politician

Richard Harvey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1426 words.

Bennett, Sir John (1814–1897), watchmaker and politician, was born on 15 October 1814, the son of John Bennett (d. 1829/30) of Stockwell Street, Greenwich, watchmaker, and his wife,...

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Boland, Gerald (1885–1973)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Engineering (General). 5 words.

See Boland, Henry James [Harry]

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Brownhill, Rowland William (1834–1895), engineer and local politician

Norris McWhirter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Engineering (General). 627 words.

Brownhill, Rowland William (1834–1895), engineer and local politician, was born in Tipton, Staffordshire, the second of seven sons in a family of ten; his parents, William Brownhill (b....

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Bulova, Arde

David M. Walden.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 922 words.

Bulova, Arde (24 October 1889–19 March 1958), businessman, was born in New York City, the son of Joseph Bulova and Bertha Eisner. His father emigrated to New York from Bohemia and in 1873...

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Chapman, John (1801–1854), engineer and political economist

Jennett Humphreys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General); Economics; Political Economy. 1252 words.

Chapman, John (1801–1854), engineer and political economist, was born at Loughborough, Leicestershire, on 20 January 1801, the eldest of the three surviving sons of John Chapman, clockmaker...

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Galloway, Alexander (1776–1847), radical and engineer

Michael T. Davis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General); Politics. 1420 words.

Galloway, Alexander (1776–1847), radical and engineer, is of unknown parentage and background; by the age of eighteen he emerged from obscurity to assume an influential role in the London...

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Gulati, (Harbans) Lall (1895/6–1967), general practitioner, ophthalmologist, and local politician

Julian M. Simpson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Medicine and Health; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 851 words.

Gulati, (Harbans) Lall (1895/6–1967), general practitioner, ophthalmologist, and local politician, was born in Sherpur, near Lahore, Punjab, India, the son of Dola Ram Gulati. His date of...

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