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Griess, (Johann) Peter (1829–1888), industrial chemist

Trevor I. Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 657 words.

Griess, (Johann) Peter (1829–1888), industrial chemist, was born on 6 September 1829 in Kirchhosbach, Hesse, Germany, the son of Heinrich Griess, a farmer and the village blacksmith, of...

Guthrie, Frederick Bickell (1861–1927), agricultural chemist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

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Hargreaves, James (1834–1915), chemical manufacturer and inventor

N. G. Coley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 543 words.

Hargreaves, James (1834–1915), chemical manufacturer and inventor, was born in May 1834, at Hoarstones, Pendle Forest, Lancashire, the eldest of the seven sons of John Hargreaves, a...

Holker, Jean-Louis (1770–1844)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Holliday, Read (1809–1889), chemical manufacturer

Francis Goodall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 826 words.

Holliday, Read (1809–1889), chemical manufacturer, was born on 15 September 1809 in Bradford, the third child of Abraham Holliday (1745–1825), miller, wool spinner, and latterly a tinner,...

Howard, David (1839–1916), chemical manufacturer

Trevor I. Williams.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 480 words.

Howard, David (1839–1916), chemical manufacturer, was born in Tottenham, Middlesex, the third of four sons (there were no daughters) of Robert Howard, chemical manufacturer, of Stratford,...

Howard, Luke (1772–1864), manufacturing chemist and meteorologist

Jim Burton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1750 words.

Howard, Luke (1772–1864), manufacturing chemist and meteorologist, was born on 28 November 1772 in London, one of the several children of Robert Howard (1738–1812) and his wife, Elizabeth...

Hurter, Ferdinand (1844–1898), industrial chemist

N. J. Travis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 525 words.

Hurter, Ferdinand (1844–1898), industrial chemist, was born on 15 March 1844 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, the only son of the two children of Tobias Hurter, bookbinder, and his wife, Anna...

Jarmay, Sir John Gustav (1856–1944), industrial chemist

Frank Greenaway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 940 words.

Jarmay, Sir John Gustav (1856–1944), industrial chemist, was born on 31 December 1856, the son of Gustav de Jármay, a pharmacist of Pest, Hungary. He was educated at private schools in...

Jeyes, John (bap. 1817, d. 1892), chemical manufacturer

Adrian Room.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 922 words.

Jeyes, John (bap. 1817, d. 1892), chemical manufacturer, was baptized on 10 June 1817 at Wootton, near Northampton, the second son and third child of Philadelphus Jeyes (1780–1828), a...

Keir, James (1735–1820), chemist and industrialist

Barbara M. D. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1379 words.

Keir, James (1735–1820), chemist and industrialist, was born on 29 September 1735 at Edinburgh, the youngest of eighteen children of John Keir (1686–1743), landowner of Muirton and...

Kurtz, Andreas (1781–1846), chemical manufacturer

Frank Greenaway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 581 words.

Kurtz, Andreas (1781–1846), chemical manufacturer, was born on 16 September 1781 at Reutlingen, in the Swabian Alps, the son of Erard Kurtz, trader in a variety of local manufactures, and...

Levinstein, Herbert (1878–1956)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 3 words.

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Levinstein, Ivan (1845–1916), chemical manufacturer

Anthony S. Travis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1569 words.

Levinstein, Ivan (1845–1916), chemical manufacturer, was born on 4 July 1845 in Charlottenberg, Berlin, the eighth of seventeen children, eight boys and nine girls, of Levin Jacob...

Lewkowitsch, Julius (1857–1913), industrial chemist

L. R. Day.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 626 words.

Lewkowitsch, Julius (1857–1913), industrial chemist, was born on 4 September 1857 at Ostrowo in Silesia. His father was Moritz Lewkowitsch, described as a general merchant. Julius studied...

Macintosh, Charles (1766–1843), manufacturing chemist and inventor of mackintosh waterproof fabrics

R. B. Prosser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 1206 words.

Macintosh, Charles (1766–1843), manufacturing chemist and inventor of mackintosh waterproof fabrics, was born in Glasgow on 29 December 1766, the son of George Macintosh (d. 1807) of...

Mander, (Samuel) Theodore (1853–1900), paint manufacturer

Polly Hamilton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 763 words.

Mander, (Samuel) Theodore (1853–1900), paint manufacturer, was born in St Paul's Terrace, Wolverhampton, on 25 February 1853. Always known as Theodore, he was the eldest of the seven...

May, John (1809–1893), manufacturing chemist

Judy Slinn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 903 words.

May, John (1809–1893), manufacturing chemist, was born in Harwich on 3 February 1809. His father was a ship's captain, working on the Harwich to Göteborg route, but he retired soon after...

McGowan, Harry Duncan, first Baron McGowan (1874–1961), chemical industrialist

W. J. Reader.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1411 words.

McGowan, Harry Duncan, first Baron McGowan (1874–1961), chemical industrialist, was born in Glasgow on 3 June 1874, the only son and second of three children of Harry McGowan, brass fitter,...

Messel, Rudolph (1848–1920), industrial chemist

Ann K. Newmark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 654 words.

Messel, Rudolph (1848–1920), industrial chemist, was born on 14 January 1848 in Darmstadt, the second of five children of Simon Messel, banker and his wife, Amelia. After his father died in...