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Marion Fox

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b. 1885) married (1914) Stephen Burman Ward.

Born in Aldershot, daughter of an army officer, she published seven volumes of fiction 1910–28. The Seven Nights: A Journey (1910),...

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Marion Fox

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(b. 1885) married (1914) Stephen Burman Ward.

Born in Aldershot, daughter of an army officer, she published seven volumes of fiction 1910–28. The Seven Nights: A Journey (1910),...

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Fox, Marion (b. 1885)

Sandra Kemp, Charlotte Mitchell and David Trotter.

in The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 103 words.

(b. 1885) married (1914) Stephen Burman Ward.

Born in Aldershot, daughter of an army officer,

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Fox, Dame Evelyn Emily Marion

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 123 words.

DBE, 1947 (CBE 1937)

Born 1874; d of Richard Fox, Fox Hall, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford, Eire, and of Emily Godley; died 1 June 1955...

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Marion, Francis (1732–1795)

Louis D. F. Frasché.

in The Oxford Companion to American Military History

January 2000; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 270 words.

(1732–1795), the “Swamp Fox,” Revolutionary War partisan leader.

Marion looked frail and unmilitary, but he served brilliantly as

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Ape's-Face (1914)

Sandra Kemp, Charlotte Mitchell and David Trotter.

in The Oxford Companion to Edwardian Fiction

January 1997; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 251 words.

Marion Fox, 1914, John Lane.

Elegant horror story set on the Wiltshire downs, where the Unknown lurks.

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Fox, John Howard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 74 words.

Born 1864; s of Thomas Fox, The Court, Wellington, Somerset; m 1892, Marion Elizabeth (d 1942), d of Henry Pease, Pierremont, Darlington; two s; died 13 March 1951...

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Fox, Winifred Marjorie, (Mrs E. Gray Debros)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics. 90 words.

Born d of Frederick Charles Fox and Charlotte Marion Ogborn; m 1953, Eustachy Gray Debros (d 1954); one d; died 21 Feb. 2012...

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Ape's-Face

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Marion Fox, 1914, John Lane.

Elegant horror story set on the Wiltshire downs, where the Unknown lurks. Armstrong, a 40-something historian and biographer, discovers that the papers...

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Dillon, Sir John Fox

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 89 words.

7th Bt cr 1801

Born 1843; s of Sir John Dillon, 6th Bt and Fanny, d of Thomas Fox; m 1879, Marion Louise, d of late Robert Stewart Dykes; one ...

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Marion, Oscar

Tina C. Jones.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1299 words.

was a Patriot of the American Revolutionary War. Legend has it that Oscar grew up on the same plantation as his famed master and war hero, Brigadier General Francis Marion, in Berkeley...

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Wayne, John

John H. Lenihan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 1661 words.

Wayne, John (26 May 1907–11 June 1979), actor, was born Marion Robert Morrison (four years later changed to Marion Mitchell Morrison) in Winterset, Iowa, the son of Clyde Leonard Morrison,...

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The <i>MC1R</i> and <i>ASIP</i> Coat Color Loci May Impact Behavior in the Horse

Lauren N. Jacobs, Elizabeth A. Staiger, Julia D. Albright and Samantha A. Brooks.

in Journal of Heredity

May 2016; p ublished online February 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 3718 words.

Shared signaling pathways utilized by melanocytes and neurons result in pleiotropic traits of coat color and behavior in many mammalian species. For example, in humans polymorphisms at MC1Rnull...

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Marion, John C.

Tina C. Jones.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 669 words.

decorated World War II veteran, born in Chicago, Illinois, was the son of William Marion, a World War I veteran, and Ola Mae Bostick Marion, a homemaker and entrepreneur. Shortly after...

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Louise Meriwether

Overview page. Subjects: Literature — United States History.

(b. 1923), short fiction writer, essayist, novelist, writer of children's literature, and black activist.

Louise Meriwether holds an established place among literati whose writings...

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Dr. Dre

Daniel Douglas.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 674 words.

pioneering rap artist and producer and successful entrepreneur. Born André Romell Young, Dr. Dre became prominent with the rap group The World Class Wreckin Cru, working shows and...

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Meriwether, Louise

Rita B. Dandridge.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to African American Literature

January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 667 words.

Louise Meriwether holds an established place among literati whose writings reassess African Americans' past. Her fiction treats bygone times to revise American history and to record...

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Mitchell, Abbie (1884 - 1960), Opera Singer, Concert Singer, Stage / Screen Actor, Educator

Cheryl Black.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1250 words.

singer, actress, and teacher, was born in New York City to an African American mother and German Jewish father. Her mother died during childbirth, and Mitchell moved to Baltimore,...

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Henderson, Stephen McKinley

Meron Langsner.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 958 words.

actor, director, and educator, was born in Kansas City, Missouri, to Elihue Henderson and Naomi Johnson. His father was employed at various jobs, one of which was making ice cream for...

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Ruley, Ellis

Todd Palmer.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1078 words.

artist, was born to Joshua Ruley and Eudora Robinson in Norwich, Connecticut. Ruley's father found refuge in the North after escaping from slavery as a stowaway on a coal ship leaving...

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Meriwether, Louise

Alexis D. McCoy.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1199 words.

writer, author, and social activist, was born Louise Marion Jenkins in Haverstraw, New York, the third child and only daughter among five children of Marion Lloyd Jenkins, a bricklayer...

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