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John Smith

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1580–1631)

Founder of Virginia and promoter of colonization in America. He was born in Lincolnshire and fought against Spain and the Turks (1596–1604). As one of the governing...

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Smith, John

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 28 words.

John Smith was active in Edinburgh from 1800 until 1830. He produced a burin engraving of William Hunter after

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Smith, John

Karen Ordahl Kupperman.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 319 words.

(1580–1631), colonial historian and promoter, governor of Virginia. Captain John Smith, by his own account, saved the Jamestown

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Smith, John

Karen Ordahl Kupperman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Business and Management; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 2136 words.

Smith, John (1580–21 June 1631), colonial governor, promoter, and historian, was born in Willoughby by Alford in Lincolnshire, the son of George Smith, a yeoman, and Alice Rickard. His...

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Smith, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Business Finance. 165 words.

OBE 1933; MRCVS, DVH

Born 4 May 1883; y s of late John Smith, Wigan; m 1917, Beryl, d of late C. E. Paterson, MD, and Mrs Paterson, Farnborough, Hants;...

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Smith, John

Glenn Allen Knoblock.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 487 words.

a sailor in the U.S. Navy and Medal of Honor recipient, was a native of the island of Bermuda in the West Indies. Nothing is known about his life other than his military service and the...

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John Smith

William Boelhower.

in American Literature

P ublished online August 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 12846 words.

Captain John Smith (b. 1580–d. 1631) won honors and experience as a volunteer soldier on the continent before joining the first group of Virginia colonists who founded James Fort in 1607....

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Smith, John

Andrew Cayton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics. 1175 words.

Smith, John (1735–30 July 1824), minister, merchant, and U.S. senator, was born in Virginia. Nothing is known about his parents, and very little is known about his early life. Smith...

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Smith, John Raphael (1752)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 891 words.

John Raphael Smith was the son of Thomas Smith of Derby. He began his working life as an apprentice to

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Smith, John Edwin (1921–)

Douglas R. Anderson.

in The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

January 2005; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Western Philosophy. 1407 words.

John E. Smith was born on 27 May 1921 in Brooklyn, New York. Smith received his BA from Columbia University

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SMITH, John Rowson - Painter

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

January 2006; p ublished online November 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art; Biographical Studies. 28 words.

American, 19th century, male.

Active in New York in 1844.

Painter. Panoramas.

John Rowson Smith was the son of John Rubens Smith.

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Smith, John Orrin (1799)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 35 words.

John Orrin Smith studied under S. Williams and W. Harvey. He engraved illustrations of classical authors.

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Smith, Prof. Richard John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education. 342 words.

ScD; FBA 2007

Born Redhill 14 May 1949; s of John Hayden Smith and Irene Smith (née Barlow); m 1975, Margaret...

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Smith, Charles John (1803)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 76 words.

Charles John Smith studied under Charles Pye. He built up a solid reputation for himself and found plenty of work,

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Smith, John (c.1652)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 79 words.

John Smith was the son of an engraver, but was apprenticed to a painter at first. He was then employed

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Smith, John Bernhard

Leland G. Merrill.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology. 1271 words.

Smith, John Bernhard (21 November 1858–12 March 1912), entomologist, was born in New York City, the son of John Smith, a cabinetmaker, and Elizabeth Scheuerman. Smith attended local grammar...

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John Edwin Smith

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy.

(1921–)

John E. Smith was born on 27 May 1921 in Brooklyn, New York. Smith received his BA from Columbia University in 1942. In 1945 he received his M.Div. from ...

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Smith, Ven. Donald John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 167 words.

Born 10 April 1926; s of Dr John Arthur Smith and Evelyn Peggy Smith; m 1948, Violet Olive Goss (d 1999); two s (one d decd); died 22 Aug. 2014...

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Smith, Dr John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 222 words.

OBE 1945; TD 1950

Born 13 July 1913; e s of late John Smith, DL, JP, Glasgow and Symington, and Agnes Smith; m 1942, Elizabeth Fleming (d 1981), twin ...

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Smith, Reginald John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 139 words.

Born 30 May 1857; s of late John Smith, Britwell House, Oxfordshire; m 1893, Isabel Marion, d of late George Murray Smith, 40 Park Lane, W; died 26 Dec. 1916...

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Smith, (John) Stephen

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 96 words.

Born 30 June 1960; s of John Slater Smith and Nancy Smith (née Clayton); m 1982, Lorraine Dunn; four s one d

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