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Adams, John

William Pencak.

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; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 5896 words.

Adams, John (19 October 1735–04 July 1826), second president of the United States, diplomat, and political theorist, was born in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts, the son of John Adams...

Bowles, Chester Bliss

Robert J. McMahon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Marketing; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1872 words.

Bowles, Chester Bliss (05 April 1901–25 May 1986), businessman, politician, and diplomat, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Allen Bowles, a paper manufacturer, and...

Brown, Ethan Allen

John R. Van Atta.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1026 words.

Brown, Ethan Allen (04 July 1776–24 February 1852), governor of Ohio, U.S. senator, and diplomat, was born in Darien, Connecticut, the son of Roger Brown, a prominent landholder, and Mary...

Clark, Daniel

Carolyn E. De Latte.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1267 words.

Clark, Daniel (1766–13 August 1813), merchant, diplomat, and territorial delegate, was born in Sligo, Ireland. Although his parents’ names are unknown, his family’s wealth and connections...

Clayton, Powell

Carl H. Moneyhon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1049 words.

Clayton, Powell (07 August 1833–25 August 1914), governor of Arkansas, U.S. senator, and diplomat, was born in Bethel County, Pennsylvania, the son of John Clayton and Ann Clarke. His...

Crosby, John Schuyler

Thomas A. McMullin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1029 words.

Crosby, John Schuyler (19 September 1839–08 August 1914), military officer and government official, was born in Albany County, New York, the son of Clarkson Floyd Crosby, who was...

Curtin, Andrew Gregg

Norman B. Ferris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1113 words.

Curtin, Andrew Gregg (22 April 1815–07 October 1894), lawyer, politician, and diplomat, was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, the son of Roland Curtin, an iron manufacturer and county...

Eaton, John Henry

Willard Carl Klunder.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1597 words.

Eaton, John Henry (18 June 1790–17 November 1856), politician and diplomat, was born in Halifax County, North Carolina, the son of John Eaton, a carriage maker and state assemblyman, and...

Eustis, William

Edward W. Hanson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1305 words.

Eustis, William (10 June 1753–06 February 1825), politician and diplomat, was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, the son of Benjamin Eustis, a housewright, and Elizabeth Hill. Eustis...

Fairchild, Lucius

Edward G. Longacre.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1439 words.

Fairchild, Lucius (27 December 1831–23 May 1896), soldier, governor, and diplomat, was born in Portage County, Ohio, the son of Jairus Cassius Fairchild, a tanner and storekeeper, and Sally...