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Crown, Henry

Jacob A. Vander Meulen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Business and Management; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1125 words.

Crown, Henry (13 June 1896–14 August 1990), entrepreneur and philanthropist, was born Henry Krinsky in Chicago, the son of Arie Krinsky, a Lithuanian immigrant garment worker, and his wife...

Fink, Mike

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Social and Cultural History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1143 words.

Fink, Mike (1770–1823), scout, keelboatman, and trapper, was born at Fort Pitt, part of present-day Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His ancestry was probably Scotch-Irish and Pennsylvania German....

Green, John Cleve

Richard Groves.

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; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1494 words.

Green, John Cleve (04 April 1800–29 April 1875), philanthropist, railroad entrepreneur, and China trader, was born in Lawrenceville (formerly Maidenhead), New Jersey, the son of Caleb Smith...

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist

Graham R. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 833 words.

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist, was born on 29 August 1922 at 3 Blinshall Street, Dundee, the youngest of three...

Norman, Sir Mark (Annesley)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Social and Cultural History; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 216 words.

3rd Bt cr 1915; DL

Born 8 Feb. 1927; s of Sir Nigel Norman, 2nd Bt, CBE, and Patricia Moyra (d 1986) (who ...

Osborn, William Henry

John F. Stover.

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; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1148 words.

Osborn, William Henry (21 December 1820–02 March 1894), merchant, railroad executive, and philanthropist, was born in Salem, Massachusetts, the son of William Osborn and Anna Henfield...

Paulet, Harry (d. 1804), supposed seaman and benefactor

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; World History; Travel and Holiday. 482 words.

Paulet, Harry (d. 1804), supposed seaman and benefactor, details of whose birth and parentage are unknown, is said to have been the master of a small vessel trading to North America before...

Tata, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy (1904–1993), aviator, industrialist, and philanthropist

Dipli Saikia.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2160 words.

Tata, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy (1904–1993), aviator, industrialist, and philanthropist, was born in Paris on 29 July 1904, the second of five children of the Parsi industrialist Ratanji...

White, Andrew (1792–1856)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 3 words.

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White, John (1764–1833)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 3 words.

See White family