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Abbott, Cleveland

Anne M. Blaschke.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 1317 words.

Abbott, Cleveland (09 December 1892–14 April 1955), Tuskegee Institute educator, administrator, and athletic coach, was born in Yankton, South Dakota, one of seven children of Mollie Brown...

Abrahams, Harold Maurice (1899–1978), athlete and civil servant

Norris McWhirter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1416 words.

Abrahams, Harold Maurice (1899–1978), athlete and civil servant, was born at 30 Rutland Road, Bedford, on 15 December 1899, the youngest in the family of two daughters and four sons of...

Aga Khan (Iv), His Highness Prince Karim

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 513 words.

granted title His Highness by the Queen, 1957, granted title His Royal Highness by the Shah of Iran, 1959; KBE 2004

Born Genthod,...

Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator

Eric Midwinter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 555 words.

Aislabie, Benjamin (1774–1842), wine merchant and cricket administrator, was born on 14 January 1774 in Newington Green, Middlesex, the third son, and sixth and last child, of Rawson...

Alexander, Alexander [Alick] (1849–1928), promoter of physical education

Richard William Cox.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 924 words.

Alexander, Alexander [Alick] (1849–1928), promoter of physical education, was born in Liverpool on 14 May 1849, the second son of W. C. Alexander, a chief carpenter in the Royal Navy who...

Alexander, Frederick Matthias (1869–1955), originator of the Alexander technique and teacher

Malcolm Williamson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1160 words.

Alexander, Frederick Matthias (1869–1955), originator of the Alexander technique and teacher, was born on 20 January 1869 at Wynyard, north-west Tasmania, the eldest of seven children of...

Allenby, Katherine Fiona

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 259 words.

MBE 2007

Born London 16 March 1974; d of William James and Gillian Mary Allenby; m 2005, Ian David Pocock; two dnull...

Altham, Harry Surtees (1888–1965), schoolmaster and cricket historian

Hubert Doggart.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1033 words.

Altham, Harry Surtees (1888–1965), schoolmaster and cricket historian, was born at 8 The Terrace, York Town, Frimley, Surrey, on 30 November 1888, the younger son of Sir Edward Altham...

Ansell, Sir Michael Picton (1905–1994), army officer and showjumping administrator

Wray Vamplew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 972 words.

Ansell, Sir Michael Picton (1905–1994), army officer and showjumping administrator, was born at The Curragh, co. Kildare, Ireland, on 26 March 1905, the son of George Kirkpatrick Ansell (d....

Anstey, Rhoda (1865–1936), promoter of women's physical education

Gill Clarke and Ida M. Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality. 1207 words.

Anstey, Rhoda (1865–1936), promoter of women's physical education, was born at Jurishayes Farm near Tiverton, Devon, on 15 April 1865, the seventh of nine children and second daughter of...

Anthony, Donald William James [Don] (1928–2012), athlete, sports administrator, and historian

Peter Lovesey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; History. 1000 words.

Anthony, Donald William James [Don] (1928–2012), athlete, sports administrator, and historian, was born at 43 Middle Ope, Watford, on 6 November 1928, the son of George Anthony, bricklayer,...

Ashe, Arthur

McKay Jenkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Biographical Studies. 1866 words.

Ashe, Arthur (10 July 1943–06 February 1993), tennis player, author, and political activist, was born Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr., in Richmond, Virginia, the son of Arthur Ashe, Sr., a police...

Atha, Bernard Peter

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 316 words.

CBE 2007 (OBE 1991)

Born 27 Aug. 1928; s of Horace Michael Atha and Mary Quinlan; unmarried

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Baden-Powell

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 160 words.

Born 15 Oct. 1936; s of 2nd Baron and Carine Crause Baden-Powell (née Boardman) (d 1993); m 1963, Patience Hélène Mary Batty (CBE 1986; ...

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Baldwin, Prof. Graham

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education. 223 words.

PhD

Born Carshalton 28 July 1963; s of Brian Ernest Jones and Ruth Jones (née Pearson), and step s of Ralph Duncan...

Ball, Alan James (1945–2007), footballer and football manager

Tony Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Insurance; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1834 words.

Ball, Alan James (1945–2007), footballer and football manager, was born on 12 May 1945 at 2 Brookhouse Avenue, Farnworth, Lancashire, the son of (James) Alan Ball, builder's joiner, later...

Bannerman, John Macdonald, Baron Bannerman of Kildonan (1901–1969), politician and rugby player

Richard J. Finlay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1275 words.

Bannerman, John Macdonald, Baron Bannerman of Kildonan (1901–1969), politician and rugby player, was born at 71 Seymour Street, Crossmyloof, Glasgow, on 1 September 1901, the son of John...

Bannister, Sir Roger (Gilbert)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Medicine and Health. 686 words.

CH 2017; Kt 1975; CBE 1955; DM (Oxon); FRCP

Born 23 March 1929; s of late Ralph and of Alice Bannister,...

Barry, Edward Norman

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 84 words.

CB 1981

Born 22 Feb. 1920; s of Samuel and Matilda (née Legge); m 1952, Inez Anna (née Elliott); one s two d...

Bazalgette, Simon Louis

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Business Finance. 109 words.

Born Aylesbury 28 March 1962; s of John and Jane Bazalgette; m 1990, Elizabeth McInnes; four s

Group Chief...