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Barnard

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 318 words.

TD 1960

Born 21 Sept. 1923; er s of 10th Baron Barnard, CMG, OBE, MC, TD, and Sylvia Mary (d 1993), d of Herbert Straker; ...

Cameron, Major Allan John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 136 words.

MBE 1988

Born 25 March 1917; s of Col Sir Donald Cameron of Lochiel, KT, CMG (d 1951), and Lady Hermione Cameron (...

Campbell, Lady Archibald, (Janey Sevilla)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 219 words.

Born d of late James Callander of Ardkinglas and Craigforth, and of late Hon. Mrs Callander (whose portrait hangs in the King of Bavaria’s Gallery of Beauty at...

Corsar, Col Charles Herbert Kenneth

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 181 words.

LVO 1989; OBE 1981; TD 1960

Born 13 May 1926; s of Kenneth Charles Corsar and Winifred Paton (née Herdman); m 1953, Mary Drummond Buchanan Smith (Hon. Dame Mary...

Dickson Wright, Clarissa Teresa

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 209 words.

Born 24 June 1947; d of Arthur Dickson Wright and Molly Bath; died 15 March 2014

cook; TV presenter and countryside campaigner

Sacred Heart Convent, Hove;...

Gray, Robert

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 122 words.

CBE 1988

Born 3 March 1928; s of John Gray and Mary (née McManus); m 1955, Mary (née McCartney); one d; died 10 Sept. 2008

JP; building consultant and clerk...

Grimké, Archibald Henry

Johnie D. Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1245 words.

Grimké, Archibald Henry (17 August 1849–25 February 1930), lawyer, diplomat, and protest leader, was born a slave on “Caneacres” plantation near Charleston, South Carolina, the son of Henry...

Lafayette, James

Patrick G. Williams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Social and Cultural History. 903 words.

Lafayette, James (1748–09 August 1830), patriot spy, also known to history as James Armistead, was born in slavery; little is recorded of his parentage or early life except that he belonged...

Laurie, Robert Peter

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 196 words.

OBE 1994

Born 20 Aug. 1925; s of late Col Vernon Stewart Laurie, CBE, TD, DL, and Mary, 2nd d of Selwyn Robert Pryor; m 1952, Oonagh Margaret Faber Wild, 3rd ...

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Levitt, Abraham

James M. Smallwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Construction; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1304 words.

Levitt, Abraham (01 July 1880–20 August 1962), lawyer and housing contractor, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Rabbi Louis Levitt and Nellie (maiden name unknown), immigrants from...

McCorkell, Col Sir Michael (William)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 136 words.

KCVO 1994; OBE 1964; TD 1954

Born 3 May 1925; s of late Captain B. F. McCorkell, Templeard, Culmore, Co. Londonderry and of Mrs E. M. McCorkell; m 1950, Aileen Allen,...

Nicholson, Timothy

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Publishing. 1049 words.

Nicholson, Timothy (02 November 1828–15 September 1924), Quaker reformer and printer, was born in Perquimans County, North Carolina, the son of Josiah Nicholson, a teacher and farmer, and...

Phillips, Lena Madesin

Lisa W. Phillips.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1357 words.

Phillips, Lena Madesin (15 September 1881–21 May 1955), lawyer, feminist, and founder of the International Federation of Business and Professional Women, was born Anna Lena Phillips in...

Pynchon, William

William Pencak.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1250 words.

Pynchon, William (26 December 1590–29 October 1662), fur trader, magistrate, and founder of Springfield, Massachusetts, was born at Springfield, in Essex, England, the son of John Pynchon...

Sewall, Samuel

Jonathan M. Chu.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1414 words.

Sewall, Samuel (28 March 1652–01 January 1730), colonial merchant, judge, and philanthropist, was born at Bishop Stoke, Hampshire, England, the son of Henry Sewall, a pastor, and Jane...

Sneddon, Hutchison Burt

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 244 words.

CBE 1983 (OBE 1968)

Born 17 April 1929; s of Robert and Catherine Sneddon; m 1960, Elizabeth Jardine; one s two d; died 7 Nov. 2009

JP; Lord-Lieutenant of...

Swanson, Dr Kenneth Macgregor

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 162 words.

Born 14 Feb. 1930; s of Magnus Houston Swanson and Margaret Swanson (née Macgregor); m 1956, Elspeth Janet Will Paton; two s one d; died 15 Oct. 2009

JP; farmer,...

Todd, Sweeney [called the Demon Barber of Fleet Street] (supp. fl. 1784), legendary murderer and barber

Matthew Kilburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1422 words.

Todd, Sweeney [called the Demon Barber of Fleet Street] (supp. fl. 1784), legendary murderer and barber, may have his source in a murder reported in the London Chronicle of 2...

Truth, Sojourner

Nell Irvin Painter.

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; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery. 1799 words.

Truth, Sojourner (1799–26 November 1883), black abolitionist and women's rights advocate, black abolitionist and women’s rights advocate, was born in Hurley, Ulster County, New York, the...

Willkie, Wendell Lewis

James H. Madison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1662 words.

Willkie, Wendell Lewis (18 February 1892–08 October 1944), corporation lawyer and executive, politician, and civil rights activist, was born in Elwood, Indiana, the son of Herman F. Willkie...