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Barnwell, Robert Woodward

Leonard Schlup.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Civil War and Reconstruction US History; Organization and Management of Education. 1245 words.

Barnwell, Robert Woodward (10 August 1801–25 November 1882), educator, congressman, and U.S. and Confederate senator, was born at Beaufort, South Carolina, the son of Robert Gibbes...

Caine, Sir Sydney (1902–1991), colonial official and university administrator

Patricia M. Pugh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Organization and Management of Education. 1502 words.

Caine, Sir Sydney (1902–1991), colonial official and university administrator, was born on 27 June 1902 at 58 Gresham Road, Hendon, London, the son of Harry Edward Caine, railway clerk, and...

Cooper, Myles

Eugene R. Fingerhut.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1363 words.

Cooper, Myles ( February 1737–20 May 1785), Anglican priest, president of King's College, and Loyalist, Anglican priest, president of King’s College, and Loyalist, was born near...

Langdon, Samuel

Mark A. Peterson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1127 words.

Langdon, Samuel (12 January 1723–29 November 1797), Congregational minister, patriot, and college president, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Langdon, a house builder,...

Luyt, Sir Richard Edmonds (1915–1994), colonial governor and educational administrator

John Leahy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1178 words.

Luyt, Sir Richard Edmonds (1915–1994), colonial governor and educational administrator, was born on 8 November 1915 in Breda Street, Cape Town, South Africa, the second of the three...

Mackay, Donald James, eleventh Lord Reay and Baron Reay (1839–1921), administrator in India and educational administrator

E. M. Satow.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Organization and Management of Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1388 words.

Mackay, Donald James, eleventh Lord Reay and Baron Reay (1839–1921), administrator in India and educational administrator, was born at The Hague, the Netherlands, on 22 December 1839, the...

Witherspoon, John

Mark A. Noll.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 2437 words.

Witherspoon, John (05 February 1723–15 November 1794), Presbyterian minister, college president, and American patriot, was born in the village of Gifford in the parish of Yester, Scotland,...