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Belknap, William Worth

W. Bruce Bowlus.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; US Politics. 1403 words.

Belknap, William Worth (22 September 1829–12 or 13 Oct. 1890), secretary of war, was born in Newburgh, New York, the son of William Goldsmith Belknap, a career army officer, and Ann Clark....

Dern, George Henry

Christopher D. O’Sullivan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; US Politics. 1012 words.

Dern, George Henry (08 September 1872–27 August 1936), secretary of war, was born in Dodge County, Nebraska, the son of John Dern, a pioneer Nebraska farmer, mine operator, and...

Thompson, Sir Robert Grainger Ker (1916–1992), colonial official and military adviser

Ian F. W. Beckett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Military Administration; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Warfare and Defence. 1113 words.

Thompson, Sir Robert Grainger Ker (1916–1992), colonial official and military adviser, was born at Malcolm Cottage, Great Stanmore, Middlesex, on 12 April 1916, the son of Canon (William)...