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Callaway, Cason Jewell

Gene Murkison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1231 words.

Callaway, Cason Jewell (06 November 1894–12 April 1961), business executive, agriculturist, and developer, was born in LaGrange, Georgia, the son of Fuller Earle Callaway and Ida Jane...

Heathcote, Caleb

Eugene R. Sheridan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Religion; Agriculture and Farming. 1091 words.

Heathcote, Caleb (06 March 1666–01 March 1721), merchant, manor lord, and Anglican activist, was born in Derbyshire, England, the son of Gilbert Heathcote, a trader in hides and iron who...

Kem, Joseph [Teddy] (bap. 1700, d. 1780), miser and farmer-weaver

Alan F. Cook.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History. 728 words.

Kem, Joseph [Teddy] (bap. 1700, d. 1780), miser and farmer-weaver, was baptized on 14 May 1700 at Wolvey, Warwickshire, the younger son of Joseph Kem (c.1680–c.1730), butcher, and his wife,...

King, Roswell

The Editors.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 918 words.

King, Roswell (03 May 1765–15 February 1844), builder, overseer, and manufacturer, was born in Windsor, Connecticut, the son of Timothy King and Sarah Anne Fitch, weavers. King’s parents...

Montgomery, Isaiah Thornton

David Mark Silver.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming. 1178 words.

Montgomery, Isaiah Thornton (21 May 1847–06 March 1924), African-American planter and founder of Mound Bayou, Mississippi, was born on the “Hurricane” plantation of Joseph Davis at Davis...

Spring, Thomas (c. 1456–1523)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; History; History of Agriculture; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

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Stuart, James (1775–1849), landowner, politician, and factory inspector

Michael S. Moss.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1161 words.

Stuart, James (1775–1849), landowner, politician, and factory inspector, was the eldest son of Dr Charles Stuart (1745/6–1826), of Dunearn in Fife, and Mary, the daughter of the Revd Dr...

Williams, (Owen) Alfred (1877–1930), poet and writer on rural and industrial life

John Goodridge.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Agriculture and Farming; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 726 words.

Williams, (Owen) Alfred (1877–1930), poet and writer on rural and industrial life, was born in South Marston, near Swindon, Wiltshire, the fifth of eight surviving children and the youngest...