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Allen, Edmund Turney

Guillaume de Syon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 849 words.

Allen, Edmund Turney (04 January 1896–18 February 1943), test pilot, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Edmund Allen, a preacher, and Abby Irene Dyer. A shy, frail-looking person,...

Allen, William McPherson

Paul G. Spitzer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1043 words.

Allen, William McPherson (01 September 1900–29 October 1985), chief officer of the Boeing Company, was born in Lolo, Montana, the son of Charles Maurice, a mining engineer, and Gertrude...

Allport, Sir James Joseph (1811–1892), railway manager

William Carr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1233 words.

Allport, Sir James Joseph (1811–1892), railway manager, was born at Birmingham on 27 February 1811, the third son of William Allport (d. 1823) of Birmingham and his wife, Phoebe, daughter...

Alper, Samuel [Sam] (1924–2002), caravan manufacturer

Peter Frost.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1060 words.

Alper, Samuel [Sam] (1924–2002), caravan manufacturer, was born on 25 April 1924 at 351 Queens Road, Plaistow, Essex, the son of Morris Alper and his wife, Lily, née Levy. His father was...

Alward, George Lowe (1842–1933), trawler owner

Robb Robinson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Agriculture and Farming. 1529 words.

Alward, George Lowe (1842–1933), trawler owner, was born in Ramsgate, Kent, on 26 August 1842, the fourth son of the seven children of Robert Lowe Alward (1802–1871), fisherman and his...

Ames, Oliver

John F. Stover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1236 words.

Ames, Oliver (05 November 1807–09 March 1877), manufacturer and railroad promoter and official, was born in Plymouth, Massachusetts, the son of Oliver Ames, a pioneer manufacturer, and...

Amherst of Hackney

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours. 146 words.

Born 28 Dec. 1940; s of 3rd Baron Amherst of Hackney, CBE, and of Margaret Eirene Clifton Brown, d of late Brig.-Gen. Howard Clifton Brown; ...

Anderson, Arthur (1792–1868), shipowner

Alan G. Jamieson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1097 words.

Anderson, Arthur (1792–1868), shipowner, was born at Grimista, near Lerwick, Shetland Islands, on 19 February 1792, the eldest son of Robert Anderson. After a brief education from a local...

Anderson, John (1747–1820), merchant and stagecoach operator

Thompson Cooper.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 597 words.

Anderson, John (1747–1820), merchant and stagecoach operator, was born in western Scotland in very humble circumstances, the son of David Anderson, of Portland. He moved to Glasgow, and...

Anderson, Maj.-Gen. Sir John (Evelyn)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 137 words.

KBE 1971 (CBE 1963); CEng, FIET

Born 28 June 1916; e s of Lt-Col John Gibson Anderson, Christchurch, NZ, and Margaret (née Scott), Edinburgh; m 1944, Jean Isobel, ...

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Anderson, Michael P.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 38 words.

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Anderson, Roy Arnold

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 153 words.

Born Ripon, Calif, 15 Dec. 1920; s of Carl Gustav Anderson and Esther Marie Johnson; m 1948, Betty Leona Boehme; two s two d; died 18 Oct. 2003

Chairman Emeritus,...

Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner

Freda Harcourt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1382 words.

Anderson, Sir Alan Garrett (1877–1952), public servant and shipowner, was born in London on 9 March 1877, the only son of James George Skelton Anderson and his wife, Elizabeth Garrett...

Anderson, Sir Donald Forsyth (1906–1973), shipowner

Freda Harcourt.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1031 words.

Anderson, Sir Donald Forsyth (1906–1973), shipowner, was born in London on 3 September 1906, the younger son and second of the four children of Sir Alan Garrett Anderson (1877–1952), a...

Anderson, Sir James Caleb, first baronet (1792–1861), promoter of steam coaches

John S. Moore.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 460 words.

Anderson, Sir James Caleb, first baronet (1792–1861), promoter of steam coaches, was born on 21 July 1792, the eldest son of the two sons and a daughter of John Anderson (1747–1820) and his...

Andrews, Alexander Boyd

Allen W. Trelease.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1110 words.

Andrews, Alexander Boyd (23 July 1841–17 April 1915), railroad executive, was born near Franklinton, North Carolina, the son of William J. Andrews, a small planter and merchant, and...

Andrews, John Hayward

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 114 words.

CMG 1988

Born 9 Nov. 1919; s of James Andrews and Florence Elizabeth Andrews; m 1947, June; one s one d (and one s decd); ...

Angas, William Henry (1781–1832), mariner and missionary

Roald Kverndal.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Religion and Education; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1452 words.

Angas, William Henry (1781–1832), mariner and missionary, was born in Newcastle upon Tyne on 6 October 1781, the son of Caleb Angas, a successful coach manufacturer, merchant, and...

Armstrong, Anne Legendre, (Mrs Tobin Armstrong)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 306 words.

Born New Orleans, Louisiana, 27 Dec. 1927; d of Armant Legendre and Olive Martindale; m 1950, Tobin Armstrong (d 2005); three s two d; died 30 July 2008...

Armstrong, George (1822–1901), locomotive engineer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 3 words.

See Armstrong, Joseph