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Bennett, John Cook

Michael Quinn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicine and Health; Christian Churches and Denominations; Business and Management; Education; Alternative Belief Systems. 1614 words.

Bennett, John Cook (03 August 1804–05 August 1867), physician, religious leader, and entrepreneur, was born in Fair Haven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, the son of John Bennett, a...

Bragg, Janet

Miriam Sawyer.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Nursing Studies. 1317 words.

Bragg, Janet (24 March 1907–11 April 1993), aviator, nurse, and nursing home proprietor, was born Janet Harmon in Griffin, Georgia, the daughter of Cordia Batts Harmon and Samuel Harmon, a...

Campbell, Dr Henrietta

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Medicine and Health. 129 words.

CB 2000; FRCP, FRCPGlas, FFPH

Born 2 Nov. 1948; d of Thomas James Hanna and Jean Hanna; m 1972, William McBride Campbell; one s two d

Chief...

Dover, Thomas (bap. 1662, d. 1742), physician and privateer

Samuel Pyeatt Menefee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Medicine and Health; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; World History; Travel and Holiday. 2079 words.

Dover, Thomas (bap. 1662, d. 1742), physician and privateer, was baptized on 6 May 1662 at Barton on the Heath, Warwickshire, the third son of John Dover (bap. 1614, d. 1696), gentleman,...

Favill, Henry Baird

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicine and Health; Politics. 1152 words.

Favill, Henry Baird (14 August 1860–20 February 1916), physician, civic leader, and farmer, was born in Madison, Wisconsin, the son of John Favill, a physician, and Louise Sophia Baird....

Forsythe, Albert Edward

Miriam Sawyer.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Medicine and Health. 1380 words.

Forsythe, Albert Edward (25 February 1897–04 May 1986), aviator and physician, was born in Nassau, the Bahamas, the son of Horatio Alexander Forsythe, a civil engineer, and Lillian Maud...

Gerard, James Gilbert (1793–1835), East India Company military surgeon and surveyor

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Surgery. 531 words.

Gerard, James Gilbert (1793–1835), East India Company military surgeon and surveyor, son of Gilbert Gerard, DD (1760–1815) and his wife, Helen, daughter of John Duncan, provost of Aberdeen,...

Gilbert, Rufus Henry

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 853 words.

Gilbert, Rufus Henry (26 January 1832–10 July 1885), surgeon and rapid transit pioneer, was born in Guilford, New York, the son of William Dwight Gilbert, a county judge; his mother’s name...

Gore, Margaret Wyndham (1913–1993), airwoman and osteopath

Enid deBois.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Complementary and Alternative Medicine. 1052 words.

Gore, Margaret Wyndham (1913–1993), airwoman and osteopath, was born on 24 January 1913 at Carclew, Brighton Road, Worthing, the daughter of William Wyndham Gore, a mining engineer, and his...

Gregorie [Gregory], David (1625–1720), physician and inventor of a cannon

James Burnley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Medicine and Health; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 567 words.

Gregorie [Gregory], David (1625–1720), physician and inventor of a cannon, son of the Revd John Gregorie, minister of Drumoak in Aberdeenshire, and elder brother of James Gregory...

Gulati, (Harbans) Lall (1895/6–1967), general practitioner, ophthalmologist, and local politician

Julian M. Simpson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Medicine and Health; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 851 words.

Gulati, (Harbans) Lall (1895/6–1967), general practitioner, ophthalmologist, and local politician, was born in Sherpur, near Lahore, Punjab, India, the son of Dola Ram Gulati. His date of...

Jeffries, John

Tom D. Crouch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Surgery; Medicine and Health; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1402 words.

Jeffries, John (05 February 1745–16 September 1819), physician, surgeon, and the first American to fly, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of David Jeffries, Boston’s treasurer for...

Kennon, Sidney (d. 1754), midwife and collector

P. E. Kell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Obstetrics; Education; Agriculture and Farming. 628 words.

Kennon, Sidney (d. 1754), midwife and collector, whose family background and education are obscure, distinguished herself initially in her services to the royal family, especially to Queen...

Maddock, James (1718–1786), nurseryman and florist

Paul Foster.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming; Pharmacology. 570 words.

Maddock, James (1718–1786), nurseryman and florist, was born on 10 August 1718, at Eaton, Cheshire, the son of Mordecai and Sarah Maddock, active members of the Religious Society of...

Marsh, John

Michael Magliari.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1148 words.

Marsh, John (05 June 1799–24 September 1856), California ranchero and physician, was born in Danvers, Massachusetts, the son of John Marsh and Mary “Polly” Brown, farmers. After graduating...

McDonald, Francis James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Medicine and Health. 133 words.

Born Saginaw, Mich, 3 Aug. 1922; s of Francis and Mary McDonald; m 1944, Betty Ann Dettenthaler; two s one d; died 13 June 2010

Chairman, Beaumont Hospital Board of...

Menzies, Archibald (1754–1842), naval surgeon and botanical collector

Elizabeth Baigent.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Agriculture and Farming; Surgery. 851 words.

Menzies, Archibald (1754–1842), naval surgeon and botanical collector, was born at the house of Styx or Stix, near Aberfeldy, Perthshire, on 15 March 1754, the son of James and Ann Menzies....

Miles, Manly

Donald B. Marti.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Science and Mathematics; Education; Biological Sciences; Medicine and Health. 980 words.

Miles, Manly (20 July 1826–15 February 1898), physician, biologist, and professor of agriculture, was born in Homer, New York, the son of Manly Miles and Mary Cushman, farmers. When he was...

Moule, Henry (1801–1880), Church of England clergyman and inventor of the dry earth closet

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Engineering and Technology; Medicine and Health; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 663 words.

Moule, Henry (1801–1880), Church of England clergyman and inventor of the dry earth closet, was born at Melksham, Wiltshire, on 27 January 1801, the sixth son of George Moule (1768–1830),...

Rains, George Washington

Edward Hagerman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Medicine and Health; Warfare and Defence. 833 words.

Rains, George Washington (1817–21 March 1898), soldier, scientist, engineer, and educator, was born in Craven County, North Carolina, the son of Gabriel M. Rains and Hester Ambrose. Rains...