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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...

Lawrence, Abbott

David A. Zonderman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1222 words.

Lawrence, Abbott (16 December 1792–18 August 1855), manufacturer, philanthropist, and diplomat, was born in Groton, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Lawrence and Susanna Parker, farmers....

Mesta, Perle

Richard O. Davies.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1199 words.

Mesta, Perle (12 Oct. 1889 or 1891–16 March 1975), political activist, businesswoman, diplomat, and hostess, was born Pearl Skirvin in Sturgis, Michigan, the daughter of William Balser...

Morehead, John Motley

Herbert T. Pratt.

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; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Medicinal Chemistry. 1178 words.

Morehead, John Motley (03 November 1870–07 January 1965), electrochemist, diplomat, and philanthropist, was born in Spray (now Eden), North Carolina, the son of James Turner Morehead, a...

Turner, James Milton

Gary R. Kremer.

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; Education. 1413 words.

Turner, James Milton (22 August 1839?–01 November 1915), educator and diplomat, was born a slave in St. Louis County, Missouri, the son of John Turner, a free black farrier, and Hannah...