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Brown, Sir John (1816–1896), steel maker

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 928 words.

Brown, Sir John (1816–1896), steel maker, was born on 6 December 1816 in Favell's Yard, Fargate, in Sheffield, the second son of Samuel Brown, a slater, and his wife, Anne. Though his...

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Junor, Sir John Donald Brown (1919–1997), journalist

Alan Watkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 3123 words.

Junor, Sir John Donald Brown (1919–1997), journalist, was born on 15 January 1919 at 12 Shannon Street, Glasgow, the youngest of the three sons of Alexander Junor, iron roofer (later a...

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Brown, Sir John (1880–1958), architect and army officer

B. H. L. Hart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Architecture. 779 words.

Brown, Sir John (1880–1958), architect and army officer, was born in Northampton on 10 February 1880, the elder son of John Brown, a clicker, later a licensed victualler and an alderman, of...

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Bolton, Sir John Brown (1902–1980), politician in the Isle of Man and accountant

Susie Alegre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Accounting; UK Politics. 1061 words.

Bolton, Sir John Brown (1902–1980), politician in the Isle of Man and accountant, was born on 20 January 1902 in Methwold, Norfolk, the eldest of four sons of the Revd Richard Bolton...

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Brown, Sir John Rankine

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 27 words.

KBE 1946; MA

died 14 Oct. 1946

Professor of Classics, Victoria University College, Wellington, 1899–1945

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Brown, Sir John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 23 words.

Kt 1920

died 28 April 1928

JP; landed proprietor; Member of Kincardineshire County Council; Chairman of the Aberdeen Coal and Shipping Co. Ltd

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Brown, Sir John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 110 words.

Kt 2000

Born 6 May 1901; m 1st, 1940, Elizabeth Wright (d 1953); 2nd, 1956, Isobel Gibbon (néeTurner) (d 1988...

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Brown, Sir John (Gilbert Newton)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Business Finance. 221 words.

Kt 1974; CBE 1966

Born 7 July 1916; s of John and Molly Brown, Chilham, Kent; m 1946, Virginia, d of late Darcy Braddell and Dorothy Braddell; one s two ...

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Brown, Lt-Gen. Sir John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Art. 154 words.

KCB, 1934; (CB 1920); CBE 1923; DSO 1918; TD; JP; DL; FRIBA; FRICS

Born 10 Feb. 1880; er s of late Alderman John Brown of Abington, Northampton, and Kate...

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Junor, Sir John (Donald Brown)

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 121 words.

Kt 1980

Born 15 Jan. 1919; s of Alexander Junor, Black Isle, Ross and Cromarty; m 1942, Pamela Mary Welsh; one s one d; died...

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Brown, Sir John McLeavy

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. 78 words.

Kt 1906; CMG 1898; LLD

Born 1842; m Maria (d 1911); died 6 April 1926

Head of the Customs and Controller of Finance, Korea, ...

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Pigott-Brown, Captain Sir John Hargreaves

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence. 82 words.

2nd Bt cr 1902

Born 16 Aug. 1913; s of late Capt. Gordon Hargreaves Brown, Coldstream Guards, and Editha, d of late Admiral W. H. Pigott; m 1940, Helen, o...

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Brown, Sir (John Alfred) Arnesby

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. 117 words.

Kt, 1938; RA 1915 (ARA 1903)

Born Nottingham, 1866; s of late John Henry Brown, Ruddington, Notts; m 1896, Mia (d 1931), e d of Rev. Charles Smallwood Edwards,...

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Brown, Captain Sir John Hargreaves P.

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Reference Entry. 3 words.

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Brown, Sir John (Douglas Keith)

in Who Was Who

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Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 144 words.

Kt 1960

Born 8 Sept. 1913; s of late Ralph Douglas Brown and Rhoda Miller Keith; m 1940, Margaret Eleanor (d 1995), d...

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Brown, John Domenic Weare

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 186 words.

Born 29 May 1953; s of Sir John Gilbert Newton Brown, CBE and Virginia (née Braddell); m 1987, Claudia Zeff; one s one d...

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Brown, Sir William, first baronet (1784–1864), merchant and politician

J. R. Killick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 4474 words.

Brown, Sir William, first baronet (1784–1864), merchant and politician, was born on 30 May 1784 at Ballymena, co. Antrim, the eldest son of seven children of Alexander Brown (1764–1834),...

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