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Girouard, Sir (Édouard) Percy Cranwill

John Flint.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1345 words.

Girouard, Sir (Édouard) Percy Cranwill (1867–1932), railway engineer and colonial governor, was born on 26 January 1867 in Montreal, the son of Désiré Girouard (1836–1911) and his second...

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Hamilton, Sir James Arnot

Norman Barfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1528 words.

Hamilton, Sir James Arnot (1923–2012), aeronautical engineer and civil servant, was born on 2 May 1923 at 18 Kirkhill Road, Penicuik, Midlothian, the son of Andrina Hamilton (d. 1995), a...

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Hill, Edwin

I. D. Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Information and Communication Technologies; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 660 words.

Hill, Edwin (1793–1876), civil servant and inventor of postal machinery, was born on 25 November 1793 at Birmingham, the second of the eight children of Thomas Wright Hill (1763–1851),...

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Holden, Sir Isaac, first baronet

Katrina Honeyman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; UK Politics; Business and Management. 1601 words.

Holden, Sir Isaac, first baronet (1807–1897), inventor of a wool-combing machine, entrepreneur, and politician, was born on 7 May 1807 at Hurlet, near Paisley, the seventh child of Isaac...

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