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Bradley, Edgar Leonard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 191 words.

OBE 1979

Born 17 Nov. 1917; 2nd s of Ernest Henry and Letitia Bradley, W Felton, Oswestry; m 1942, Elsa, o d of Colin and Elizabeth Matheson, Edinburgh; two s...null...

Breckinridge, John

Lowell H. Harrison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1306 words.

Breckinridge, John (02 December 1760–14 December 1806), lawyer, planter, and statesman, was born on a farm near Staunton, Virginia, the son of Robert Breckinridge, a farmer and member of...

Broderip, William John (1789–1859), lawyer and naturalist

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Natural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 652 words.

Broderip, William John (1789–1859), lawyer and naturalist, was born on 21 November 1789 at Bristol, the eldest son of William Broderip, surgeon. After being educated at the Revd Samuel...

Bronner, Augusta Fox

Karl Tilman Winkler.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Psychology. 1284 words.

Bronner, Augusta Fox (22 July 1881–11 December 1966), psychologist and expert in juvenile delinquency, was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the daughter of Gustave Bronner, a wholesale...

Bryce

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 34 words.

Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...

Burbury, Samuel Hawksley (1831–1911), lawyer and mathematician

D. J. Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 536 words.

Burbury, Samuel Hawksley (1831–1911), lawyer and mathematician, was born on 18 May 1831 at Kenilworth, the only son of Samuel Burbury, farmer, of Clarendon Square, Leamington, and his wife,...

Butler, Matthew Joseph

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 216 words.

CMG 1909; LLB

Born 19 Nov. 1856; s of Tobias Butler and Elizabeth M’Vey; m 1880; two d; died 22 June 1933

Public School De La Salle Institut; Toronto...

Calhoun, Patrick

William C. Barrow.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1071 words.

Calhoun, Patrick (21 March 1856–16 June 1943), railroad attorney and streetcar syndicator, was born on the family plantation, “Fort Hill,” near Pendleton, South Carolina, the son of Andrew...

Canville [Camville], Sir Thomas de (d. 1234/5), landowner and justice

Henry Summerson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 650 words.

Canville [Camville], Sir Thomas de (d. 1234/5), landowner and justice, was the son of Hugh de Canville (d. c.1194) and his wife, Christiana, the daughter of William the Monk. His father's...

Carlson, Chester Floyd

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1627 words.

Carlson, Chester Floyd (08 February 1906–19 September 1968), inventor and patent lawyer, was born in Seattle, Washington, the son of Olof Adolph Carlson, a barber, and Ellen Josephine...

Carroll, Charles [known as Charles Carroll the Settler] (1661–1720), planter and lawyer in America

Ronald Hoffman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 916 words.

Carroll, Charles [known as Charles Carroll the Settler] (1661–1720), planter and lawyer in America, was born in Ireland, the second son of Daniel Carroll of Aghagurty (b. in or before 1642, null...

Carter, Godfrey James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 111 words.

CBE 1984

Born 1 June 1919; s of Captain James Shuckburgh Carter, Grenadier Guards (killed in action, 1918), and Diana Violet Gladys Carter (...

Cassidy, Butch

Dee Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Agriculture and Farming. 794 words.

Cassidy, Butch (13 April 1866–1908? or 1937?), outlaw and rancher, was born Robert LeRoy Parker in Beaver, Utah, the oldest of thirteen children of Maximillian Parker and Ann Gillies, small...

Churchill, Lady Randolph Spencer, (Jennie Spencer)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 116 words.

CI 1885; RRC 1902

Born 1854; d of late Leonard Jerome, New York; m 1st, 1874, Rt. Hon. Lord Randolph Henry Spencer Churchill, 3rd s...

Clayden, Rt. Hon. Sir (Henry) John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 133 words.

PC 1963; Kt 1958

Born 26 April 1904; s of Harold William and Florence Hilda Clayden; m 1948, Gwendoline Edith Lawrance; died 11 July 1986...

Cockle, Sir James (1819–1895), lawyer in Australia and mathematician

T. A. B. Corley and A. J. Crilly.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1675 words.

Cockle, Sir James (1819–1895), lawyer in Australia and mathematician, was born on 14 January 1819, the second son of James Cockle (1782–1854), doctor and manufacturer of patent medicines,...

Cohen, Mrs Nathaniel Louis, (Julia Matilda)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 65 words.

Born 6 Sept. 1853; d of Prof. Jacob Waley, MA, Conveyancing Council to the Court of Chancery; m 1873, Nathaniel Louis Cohen, LCC (d...

Collective Choices Affecting Natural Hazards Governance, Risk, and Vulnerability

Thomas Thaler, David Shively, Jacob Petersen-Perlman, Lenka Slavikova and Thomas Hartmann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 11367 words.

The frequency and severity of extreme weather events are expected to increase due to climate change. These developments and challenges have focused the attention of policymakers on the...

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Cooper, Thomas

Seymour S. Cohen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; Medicinal Chemistry; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1806 words.

Cooper, Thomas (22 October 1759–11 May 1839), lawyer, chemist, and educator, was born in London, England, the son of Thomas Cooper, a relatively wealthy landowner. The name of his mother is...

Corruption and the Governance of Disaster Risk

David Alexander.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 10013 words.

This article considers how corruption affects the management of disaster mitigation, relief, and recovery. Corruption is a very serious and pervasive issue that affects all countries and...

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