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Widows and Orphans

Widows and Orphans

widows and orphans

Widows and Orphans First: The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880–1939

Review: Injustice Made Legal. Deuteronomic Law and the Plight of Widows, Strangers and Orphans in Ancient Israel.

HEATH, Christopher (1835 - 1905), Emeritus Professor of Clinical Surgery and Consulting Surgeon to University College Hospital from 1900; President of Society for relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men, from 1900

S. J. Kleinberg. Widows and Orphans First: The Family Economy and Social Welfare Policy, 1880-1939. (Women in American History.) Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press. 2006. Pp. xiv, 230. $35.00

VIGORS, Edward Cliffe (died 1945), JP; High Sheriff, Co. Carlow, 1916; Member of Representative Church Body and of Board of Widows and Orphans Fund of Church of Ireland; Governor and Hon. Secretary of Inc. Society of Schools in Ireland

SIMMS, William (1845 - 1932), JP; Archdeacon of Surrey, Jamaica; Vice-Chairman, Jamaica Board of Education, and Chairman of Jamaica Schools Commission; Secretary of the Island Curates Widows’ and Orphans’ Fund, of the W. and O. Fund for the Disestablished Clergy, and of the Clergy Pensions Fund, since 1900

HAWARD, J. Warrington (1841 - 1921), Consulting Surgeon to St George’s Hospital, to Cripples Nursery and to Santa Claus Home; Vice-President of Society for Relief of Widows and Orphans of Medical Men; Director Guardian Assurance Company; Director and Member of Medical Board of Royal Sea-bathing Hospital, Margate; Vice-President of Invalid Children’s Aid Association


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Safe investments; and hence suitable for those who could be deemed to have no knowledge of investing, such as widows and parentless children. See investment grade; prudent-man rule; rules of fair practice.


Subjects: Economics.

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