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Albright, Horace Marden

Robert Cahn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1204 words.

Albright, Horace Marden (06 January 1890–28 March 1987), park service director, was born in Bishop, California, the son of George Albright, a mining engineer, and Mary Marden. He graduated...

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Bass, Robert Perkins

Marc McClure.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1373 words.

Bass, Robert Perkins (11 September 1873–29 July 1960), governor of New Hampshire, conservationist, and labor relations adviser, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Perkins Bass, a...

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Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur

William Plowden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Architecture; Art Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1896 words.

Bishop, Sir Frederick Arthur (1915–2005), civil servant and director-general of the National Trust, was born on 4 December 1915 at 118 Hampstead Road, Brislington, Bristol, the son of...

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Boles, Sir John Dennis [Jack]

Merlin Waterson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1227 words.

Boles, Sir John Dennis [Jack] (1925–2013), colonial administrator and director-general of the National Trust, was born on 25 June 1925 at Stepney Tower Nursing Home, Southsea, Portsmouth,...

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Brunner [née Irving], (Dorothea) Elizabeth, Lady Brunner

Shirley Anglesey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1185 words.

Brunner [née Irving], (Dorothea) Elizabeth, Lady Brunner (1904–2003), voluntary worker, was born on 14 April 1904 at 1 Upper Woburn Place, London, the daughter of Henry Brodribb Irving...

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Clayton, John

Frances McIntosh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Financial Aspects of Art; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1813 words.

Clayton, John (1792–1890), civic leader and antiquary, was born on 10 June 1792 at Newcastle upon Tyne, the fourth child and third son of Nathaniel Clayton (1760–1832), town clerk and...

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Commoner, Barry

Michael Egan.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1521 words.

Commoner, Barry (28 May 1917–30 September 2012), scientist-activist, biologist, and environmentalist, was born Barry Commoner in Brooklyn, New York, to Isaac (Isador) and Gussie Commoner,...

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Doughty, Sir (Graham) Martin

Barbara Young.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1250 words.

Doughty, Sir (Graham) Martin (1949–2009), local government leader and countryside and environmental campaigner, was born on 11 October 1949 at 86 Hayfield Road, New Mills, Derbyshire, the...

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Douglas, William O.

L. A. Powe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 4380 words.

Douglas, William O. (16 October 1898–19 January 1980), U.S. Supreme Court justice, New Deal administrator, and environmentalist, was born William Orville Douglas in Maine, Minnesota, near...

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Gabrielson, Ira Noel

Susan Glenn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1325 words.

Gabrielson, Ira Noel (27 September 1889–07 September 1977), wildlife biologist and first director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, was born in Sioux Rapids, Iowa, the son of Frank...

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