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Boland, Henry James [Harry] (1887–1922), tailor's cutter and Irish revolutionary

David Fitzpatrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; UK Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2545 words.

Boland, Henry James [Harry] (1887–1922), tailor's cutter and Irish revolutionary, was born on 27 April 1887 at 6 Dalymount Terrace, Phibsborough Road, north Dublin, the third of five...

Bond, Oliver (1760/61–1798), woollen merchant and Irish nationalist

Liam Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 681 words.

Bond, Oliver (1760/61–1798), woollen merchant and Irish nationalist, was born at St Johnstown, co. Donegal, the son of a dissenting minister. His full name may have been Oliver Cromwell...

Cuffe, Paul

Lamont D. Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Business and Management. 1029 words.

Cuffe, Paul (17 January 1759–07 September 1817), entrepreneur and Pan-Africanist, was born Paul Slocum on Cuttyhunk Island near New Bedford, Massachusetts, the son of Coffe Slocum, a...

Grace, Charles Emmanuel

Richard Newman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Social and Cultural History; Business and Management; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1154 words.

Grace, Charles Emmanuel (25 January 1881–12 January 1960), Boyfriend of the World, better known as Daddy Grace or Sweet Daddy Grace or by his self-proclaimed title, was one of the more...

Hart, Moses [known as Moses Bressler] (1675–1756), merchant

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 11 words.

See Hart, Aaron [Uri Feibusch, Uri ben Rav Hirz Hamburger]

John, Edward Thomas (1857–1931), ironmaster and Welsh nationalist

Kenneth O. Morgan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1146 words.

John, Edward Thomas (1857–1931), ironmaster and Welsh nationalist, was born at Pontypridd on 14 March 1857, the son of John John, an anchor smith, and his wife, Margaret Morgan. He attended...

McCabe, William Putnam (c. 1776–1821), Irish nationalist and cotton manufacturer

Kenneth L. Dawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 810 words.

McCabe, William Putnam (c. 1776–1821), Irish nationalist and cotton manufacturer, was born in Belfast, the third of four children of Thomas McCabe (c.1739–1820), watchmaker, cotton...

McCracken, Henry Joy (1767–1798), businessman and Irish nationalist

Rory T. Cornish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Business and Management. 1077 words.

McCracken, Henry Joy (1767–1798), businessman and Irish nationalist, was born at 39 High Street, Belfast, on 31 August 1767, the fifth child of Captain John McCracken (1721–1803), shipowner...

McGrath, Joseph Laurence (1888–1966), Irish republican and entrepreneur

D. R. O'Connor Lysaght.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Politics; Business and Management. 1091 words.

McGrath, Joseph Laurence (1888–1966), Irish republican and entrepreneur, was born, probably in Dublin, on 21 August 1888, the youngest of five children (three sons and two daughters) of...

Michaux, Lewis H.

Barbara Kraley Youel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics. 853 words.

Michaux, Lewis H. (04 August 1885–25 August 1976), bookseller and black nationalist, was born in Newport News, Virginia, the son of Henry Michaux and Blanche Pollard. Some uncertainty about...

Monro, Henry (1758–1798), Irish nationalist and linen draper

Kenneth L. Dawson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 868 words.

Monro, Henry (1758–1798), Irish nationalist and linen draper, was born in May or June 1758 in Lisburn, co. Antrim, Ireland, the second of three children. His father (1733–1793) was a...

Muirhead, Roland Eugene (1868–1964), Scottish nationalist and businessman

Richard J. Finlay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Ethnic Politics. 1277 words.

Muirhead, Roland Eugene (1868–1964), Scottish nationalist and businessman, was born on 24 July 1868 at Lochwinnoch, Renfrewshire, Scotland, the second son of Andrew Muirhead (d. 1885), the...

O Shannon, Cathal (1893–1969), Irish nationalist and trade unionist

Emmet O Connor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 947 words.

O Shannon, Cathal (1893–1969), Irish nationalist and trade unionist, was born on 9 June 1893 at Drumsough, near Randalstown, co. Antrim, the third of four children of Charles Shannon (c.185...

Roberts, William Randall

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ethnic Politics; US Politics. 1082 words.

Roberts, William Randall (06 February 1830–09 August 1897), merchant, politician, and Fenian, was born in Mitchelstown, county Cork, Ireland, the son of Randall Roberts and Mary Bishop....

Simms, Robert (bap. 1761, d. 1843), businessman and Irish nationalist

Marianne Elliott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Business and Management. 654 words.

Simms, Robert (bap. 1761, d. 1843), businessman and Irish nationalist, was baptized in Belfast on 20 March 1761, the fifth child in the family of five sons and two daughters of Robert...

Simms, William (bap. 1763, d. 1843), businessman and Irish nationalist

Marianne Elliott.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Business and Management. 439 words.

Simms, William (bap. 1763, d. 1843), businessman and Irish nationalist, was baptized in Belfast on 6 June 1763, the sixth child in the family of five sons and two daughters of Robert Simms,...

Singleton, Benjamin

Stephen W. Angell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics; Business and Management. 1201 words.

Singleton, Benjamin (15 August 1809–1892), black nationalist and land promoter, known as “Pap,” was born into slavery in Nashville, Tennessee. Little is known about the first six decades of...

Spencer, Peter

Lewis V. Baldwin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ethnic Politics. 1066 words.

Spencer, Peter ( February 1782– July 1843), founder of the Union Church of Africans, was born a slave in Kent County, Maryland. Much of his early life is shrouded in obscurity. There is no...

Sweetman, John (1752–1826), Irish nationalist and brewer

Liam Chambers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 465 words.

Sweetman, John (1752–1826), Irish nationalist and brewer, was born in Dublin, the son of John Sweetman (d. 1784), brewer, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Patrick Sweetman, brewer. R. R....