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Evans, Evan (1882–1965), coach tour operator and local politician

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; World History; Travel and Holiday; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 743 words.

Evans, Evan (1882–1965), coach tour operator and local politician, was born on 8 November 1882 in Glanyrafon, Betws Leucu, Cardiganshire, the eldest of the six surviving children of David...

Evans, George

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1320 words.

Evans, George (12 January 1797–06 April 1867), lawyer, politician, and businessman, was born in Hallowell, Maine, the son of Daniel Evans and Joanna Hains. After attending Hallowell and...

Fargo, William George

Richard R. John.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1093 words.

Fargo, William George (20 May 1818–03 August 1881), business leader and mayor of Buffalo, New York, was born in Pompey, New York, the son of William C. Fargo, a farmer and mail contractor,...

Fitzmaurice, Henry Thomas Petty-, fourth marquess of Lansdowne (1816–1866), politician and railway company chairman

William Carr.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 536 words.

Fitzmaurice, Henry Thomas Petty-, fourth marquess of Lansdowne (1816–1866), politician and railway company chairman, was born on 5 January 1816 at Lansdowne House, London, the second, and...

Fuller, Alvan Tufts

Richard H. Gentile.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1748 words.

Fuller, Alvan Tufts (27 February 1878–30 April 1958), automobile dealer, congressman, and governor of Massachusetts, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Alvan Bond Fuller, a Civil...

Gadsden, James

John F. Stover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1379 words.

Gadsden, James (15 May 1788–26 December 1858), soldier, politician, and railroad executive, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Philip Gadsden, and Catherine Edwards. He was...

Gaggero, Joseph James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 171 words.

CBE 1989

Born 20 Nov. 1927; s of Sir George Gaggero, OBE, JP and Mabel Andrews-Speed; m 1st, 1958, Marilys Healing (marr. diss. 1987); one s one d; 2nd, ...

Gandar Dower, Eric Leslie

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 279 words.

MA (Law);founder of Aberdeen Airport, Allied Airways (Gandar Dower) Ltd, Aberdeen Flying School Ltd, Aberdeen Flying Club Ltd, and Aberdeen Aerodrome Fuel Supplies Ltd

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Gibson, Francis (bap. 1752, d. 1805), mariner and collector of customs

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 475 words.

Gibson, Francis (bap. 1752, d. 1805), mariner and collector of customs, was baptized at Whitby, Yorkshire, on 16 January 1752, the son of Joseph Gibson, commander of a merchant ship, and...

Girouard, Sir (Édouard) Percy Cranwill (1867–1932), railway engineer and colonial governor

John Flint.

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; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1366 words.

Girouard, Sir (Édouard) Percy Cranwill (1867–1932), railway engineer and colonial governor, was born on 26 January 1867 in Montreal, the son of Désiré Girouard (1836–1911) and his second...

Glenn, John

Tom D. Crouch.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1685 words.

Glenn, John (18 July 1921–8 Dec. 2016), aviator, astronaut, and United States Senator, was born John Herschel Glenn, Jr. in Cambridge, Ohio, the son of John Herschel Glenn, Sr. and Clara...

Goldsborough, Sir John (d. 1693), mariner and East India Company servant

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1011 words.

Goldsborough, Sir John (d. 1693), mariner and East India Company servant, is of obscure antecedents. A branch of the Goldsborough family was domiciled at Hadleigh near Ipswich in the...

Goss, Prof. Richard Oliver

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Education; Business Finance. 307 words.

PhD

Born 4 Oct. 1929; s of late Leonard Arthur Goss and Hilda Nellie Goss (née Casson); m 1st, Lesley Elizabeth Thurbon (marr. diss. ...

Grady, Henry Francis

Dennis Merrill.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Economics. 1377 words.

Grady, Henry Francis (12 February 1882–14 September 1957), diplomat, economist, and businessman, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of John Henry Grady and Ellen Genevieve...

Grant, Peter James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 242 words.

CBE 1997

Born 5 Dec. 1929; 2nd s of late Lt-Col P. C. H. Grant, Scots Guards, and Mrs Grant (née Gooch); m 1st, 1953, Ann (marr. diss. 1964...

Griffith, Richard (1752–1820), politician and canal promoter

Liam Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 807 words.

Griffith, Richard (1752–1820), politician and canal promoter, was born on 10 June 1752 at Abbey Street, Dublin, one of the two children of Richard Griffith (d. 1788), novelist and...

Grosvenor, Richard de Aquila, first Baron Stalbridge (1837–1912), railway administrator and politician

A. C. Bell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 659 words.

Grosvenor, Richard de Aquila, first Baron Stalbridge (1837–1912), railway administrator and politician, the fourth son of Richard Grosvenor, second marquess of Westminster (1795–1869), and...

Guest, Frederick Edward (1875–1937), politician and promoter of aviation

G. R. Searle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 1711 words.

Guest, Frederick Edward (1875–1937), politician and promoter of aviation, was born in London on 14 June 1875, the third son in the family of five sons and four daughters of Ivor Bertie...

Guthrie, James

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1123 words.

Guthrie, James (05 December 1792–13 March 1869), secretary of the treasury, U.S. senator, and businessman, was born in Bardstown, Kentucky, the son of Adam Guthrie, a planter and...

Halaby, Najeeb Elias

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 332 words.

Born 19 Nov. 1915; s of late Najeeb Elias Halaby and of Laura Wilkins Halaby; m 1st, 1946, Doris Carlquist (marr. diss. 1976); one ...