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Atkinson, Kenneth Neil

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 139 words.

Born 4 April 1931; s of William Atkinson and Alice Reid; died 24 Feb. 2017

Managing Director, Travel Training Co. Ltd, 1995 (Director, then Chief Executive, ABTA...

Barker, Ronald William George [Ronnie] (1929–2005), actor and comedian

Edward Leeson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Television; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2215 words.

Barker, Ronald William George [Ronnie] (1929–2005), actor and comedian, was born on 25 September 1929 at 70 Garfield Street, Bedford, the only son and second of the three children of...

Boyson, Rt Hon. Sir Rhodes

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 293 words.

Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two null...

Carter

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Business Finance. 239 words.

Born 17 Jan. 1932; s of Albert William and Annie Julia Carter; m 1957, Teresa Mary Greengoe; (one s one d decd); died 18 Dec. 2006...

Dickson Wright, Clarissa Teresa

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 209 words.

Born 24 June 1947; d of Arthur Dickson Wright and Molly Bath; died 15 March 2014

cook; TV presenter and countryside campaigner

Sacred Heart Convent, Hove;...

Durante, Jimmy

Stephen M. Archer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Radio; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1153 words.

Durante, Jimmy (10 February 1893–29 January 1980), comedian, was born James Francis Durante on New York City’s East Side, the son of Barthelmeo Durante and Roséa Millino. His French-Italian...

Floyd, Keith

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing. 192 words.

Born 28 Dec. 1943; s of late Sydney Albert Floyd and of Winnifred Margaret Floyd; m 1995, Theresa Mary (née Smith) (marr. diss. 2008); one s one d...

Freud, Sir Clement (Raphael)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Publishing. 307 words.

Kt 1987

Born 24 April 1924; s of late Ernst and Lucie Freud; m 1950, June Beatrice, (Jill), 2nd d of H. W. Flewett, MA; three s two d; died...

Gill, Kenneth

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 150 words.

Born 30 Aug. 1927; s of Ernest Frank Gill and Mary Ethel Gill; m 1st, 1953, Jacqueline Manley (marr. diss. 1964); 2nd, 1967, S. Tess Paterson (marr. diss. 1990...

Guinan, Texas

James Fisher.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Film; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1232 words.

Guinan, Texas (12 January 1884–05 November 1933), nightclub personality, was born Mary Louise Cecilia Guinan in Waco, Texas, the daughter of Michael Guinan, a grocery wholesaler, and Bessie...