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Cummings, Edward

Jonathan Davis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology; Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1263 words.

Cummings, Edward (20 April 1861–02 November 1926), sociologist and Unitarian minister, was born in Colebrook, New Hampshire, the son of Edward Norris Cummings, the part owner of a general...

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Greeley, Andrew Moran

Leslie Woodcock Tentler.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology; Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers). 1170 words.

Greeley, Andrew Moran (05 February 1928–29 May 2013), Catholic priest, sociologist, popular theologian, and novelist, was born in Oak Park, Illinois, the son of Andrew T. Greeley, a...

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Henderson, Charles Richmond

William P. Kladky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Sociology; Education. 745 words.

Henderson, Charles Richmond (17 December 1848–29 March 1915), sociologist and minister, was born in Covington, Indiana, the son of Albert Henderson and Loraine Richmond. Henderson received...

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Hewitt, Margaret

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 911 words.

Hewitt, Margaret (1928–1991), sociologist and churchwoman, was born on 25 October 1928 at 63 Seedley Road, Pendleton, Salford, Lancashire, the daughter of Robert Henry Hewitt, who worked in...

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Kerby, William Joseph

Robert Trisco.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 1602 words.

Kerby, William Joseph (20 February 1870–27 July 1936), Catholic priest and promoter of professional social work, was born in Lawler, Iowa, the son of Irish immigrants Daniel P. Kerby, a...

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Ming, John Joseph

Ronald M. Johnson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sociology; Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 824 words.

Ming, John Joseph (20 September 1838–17 June 1910), Jesuit sociologist, was born in Giswyl, Unterwalden, Switzerland. Knowledge about his parents and other early biographical data is...

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Parkinson, Henry Thomas

Michael E. Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Sociology; Education; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church. 987 words.

Parkinson, Henry Thomas (1852–1924), Roman Catholic priest and social scientist, was born on 30 January 1852 at Cheadle, Staffordshire, the son of Henry Parkinson, a barber, and his wife,...

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