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Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent

David Killingray

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online May 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/94963

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Ferguson, George Ekem (1864–1897), surveyor and colonial agent, was born on 14 July 1864 at Anomabu, in the British west African colony of the Gold Coast, the surviving twin son of Robert Archibald Ferguson, a commercial agent for A. and F. Swanzy, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Architecture ; World History ; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts ; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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