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Alexander, Sir Kenneth John Wilson [Ken] (1922–2001), economist, university administrator, and public servant

Ian A. Olson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Education; Economics. 1401 words.

Alexander, Sir Kenneth John Wilson [Ken] (1922–2001), economist, university administrator, and public servant, was born on 14 March 1922 at 12 Kilmaurs Terrace, Edinburgh, the only son of...

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Arnold, Matthew (1822–1888), poet, writer, and inspector of schools

Stefan Collini.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Political Institutions; Public Administration; Organization and Management of Education. 7389 words.

Arnold, Matthew (1822–1888), poet, writer, and inspector of schools, was born at Laleham-on-Thames, Middlesex, on 24 December 1822, the eldest son and second of the nine surviving children...

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Barnwell, Robert Woodward

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Civil War and Reconstruction US History; Organization and Management of Education. 1245 words.

Barnwell, Robert Woodward (10 August 1801–25 November 1882), educator, congressman, and U.S. and Confederate senator, was born at Beaufort, South Carolina, the son of Robert Gibbes...

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Bathurst, Katherine (1862–1933), inspector of schools

Peter Gordon.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Organization and Management of Education. 1001 words.

Bathurst, Katherine (1862–1933), inspector of schools, was born on 10 May 1862 at Diddington, Huntingdonshire, daughter of the Revd Frederick Bathurst (1826/7–1910), who was vicar of the...

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Bennett, Henry Garland

Philip R. Rulon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; US Politics. 1088 words.

Bennett, Henry Garland (14 December 1886–22 December 1951), university and government administrator, was born near New Hope in Nevada County, Arkansas, the son of Thomas Jefferson Bennett,...

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Benton, Thomas Hart, Jr.

Kathleen S. Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Organization and Management of Education; World History. 885 words.

Benton, Thomas Hart, Jr. (05 September 1816–10 April 1879), frontier educator and legislator, was born in Williamson County, Tennessee, the son of Samuel Benton, a congressman. His mother’s...

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Benton, William

J. Garry Clifford.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Marketing; Organization and Management of Education. 1179 words.

Benton, William (01 April 1900–18 March 1973), advertising executive, educator, and politician, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of Charles Benton, a Congregationalist clergyman...

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Bliss, Tasker Howard

Edward A. Goedeken.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1643 words.

Bliss, Tasker Howard (31 December 1853–09 November 1930), soldier, scholar, and diplomat, was born in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, the son of George Ripley Bliss, a Baptist clergyman and...

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Brewster, Kingman, Jr.

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1331 words.

Brewster, Kingman, Jr. (17 June 1919–08 November 1988), university president and diplomat, was born in Longmeadow, Massachusetts, the son of Kingman Brewster, Sr., a lawyer, and Florence...

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Burdick, Usher Lloyd

Thomas M. Leonard.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Organization and Management of Education; Education; History. 989 words.

Burdick, Usher Lloyd (21 February 1879–19 August 1960), author, educator, and legislator, was born in Owatonna, Minnesota, the son of Ozias Burdick and Lucy Farnum, farmers. In 1882 the...

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