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Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians

Doreen Berger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 839 words.

Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians, was born on 12 December 1800 in St Katherine in the City of London. He was the eldest surviving son of Solomon...

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...

Eveske, Elias l' (d. in or after 1259), financier and leader of the Jewish community in England

Robert C. Stacey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Banking; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 633 words.

Eveske, Elias l' (d. in or after 1259), financier and leader of the Jewish community in England, was the eldest of the several sons of Benedict l'Eveske of London. Born before 1200, he...

Goldsmid, Sir Isaac Lyon, first baronet (1778–1859), financier and Jewish communal leader

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Banking; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 1316 words.

Goldsmid, Sir Isaac Lyon, first baronet (1778–1859), financier and Jewish communal leader, was born in London on 13 January 1778, the eldest of the six children of Asher Goldsmid, a bullion...

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...

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...

Montefiore, Sir Moses Haim (1784–1885), financier and Jewish community leader

Geoffrey Alderman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Banking; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 1998 words.

Montefiore, Sir Moses Haim (1784–1885), financier and Jewish community leader, the eldest son of Joseph Elias Montefiore, a London businessman, and Rachel, the daughter of Abraham Lumbroso...

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....

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....