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Cornell, Alonzo Barton

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Information and Communication Technologies. 983 words.

Cornell, Alonzo Barton (22 January 1832–15 October 1904), businessman and governor of New York, was born in Ithaca, New York, the son of Ezra Cornell, the capitalist and founder of Cornell...

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Freeling, Sir George Henry (1789–1841)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Information and Communication Technologies; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 6 words.

See Freeling, Sir Francis, first baronet

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Hill, Edwin (1793–1876), civil servant and inventor of postal machinery

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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Hill, Sir Rowland (1795–1879), postal reformer and civil servant

C. R. Perry.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Information and Communication Technologies; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 2864 words.

Hill, Sir Rowland (1795–1879), postal reformer and civil servant, was born on 3 December 1795 at 96 Blackwell Street, Kidderminster, third of the eight children of Thomas Wright Hill...

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Kendall, Amos

Donald B. Cole.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Journalism; Information and Communication Technologies. 1857 words.

Kendall, Amos (16 August 1789–12 November 1869), journalist, postmaster general, and business agent, was born in Dunstable, Massachusetts, the son of Zebedee Kendall and Molly Dakin,...

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St John, Sir Oliver Beauchamp Coventry (1837–1891), political officer in India and telegraph engineer

Katherine Prior.

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; Information and Communication Technologies; Politics. 1178 words.

St John, Sir Oliver Beauchamp Coventry (1837–1891), political officer in India and telegraph engineer, was born at Springfield House, Ryde, Isle of Wight, on 21 March 1837, the eldest son...

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Wallace, Robert (1773–1855), politician and postal reformer

A. H. Millar.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Information and Communication Technologies; UK Politics. 447 words.

Wallace, Robert (1773–1855), politician and postal reformer, was the second son of John Wallace (1712–1805) of Cessnock and Kelly in Ayrshire, and his third wife, Janet, third daughter of...

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