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Bretherton, Russell Frederick (1906–1991), civil servant and entomologist

William Nicoll.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1184 words.

Bretherton, Russell Frederick (1906–1991), civil servant and entomologist, was born on 3 February 1906 at Belgrave House, Belgrave Road, Gloucester, the only son of the marriage of...

Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet

Michael Banton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Education. 1242 words.

Dover, Cedric Cyril (1904–1961), entomologist, anthropologist, and poet, was born on 11 April 1904 in Calcutta to Eurasian parents, Percy and Sophy Dover. He was a descendant of Colonel...

Erzinçlioğlu, (Yahya) Zakaria (1951–2002), forensic entomologist

Henry Disney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1013 words.

Erzinçlioğlu, (Yahya) Zakaria (1951–2002), forensic entomologist, was born in London on 30 December 1951, the son of Zakaria Ahmet Erzinçlioğlu and his wife, Kadria Sanna, née Shuhdi. He...

Fitch, Asa

Jeffrey K. Barnes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Entomology; Education; History. 1238 words.

Fitch, Asa (24 February 1809–08 April 1879), entomologist, agriculturist, and historian, was born in Salem (Washington County), New York, the son of Asa Fitch, a physician and judge, and...

Forbes, Stephen Alfred

Robert A. Lovely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Entomology; Ecology and Conservation. 1237 words.

Forbes, Stephen Alfred (29 May 1844–13 March 1930), ecologist, state entomologist of Illinois, and chief of the Illinois Natural History Survey, was born in a log cabin in Silver Creek,...

Goddard, (Cecil) John (1923–2012), fishing tackle manufacturer, angler, and entomologist

Brian Clarke.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1221 words.

Goddard, (Cecil) John (1923–2012), fishing tackle manufacturer, angler, and entomologist, was born on 27 August 1923 at 66 Wiltshire Road, Brixton, London, the elder son of Cecil Henry...

Grey, Thomas de, sixth Baron Walsingham (1843–1919), politician and entomologist

K. G. V. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; UK Politics. 737 words.

Grey, Thomas de, sixth Baron Walsingham (1843–1919), politician and entomologist, was born on 29 July 1843 at Stanhope Street, Mayfair, Westminster, the only child of Thomas de Grey, fifth...

Grote, Arthur (1814–1886), administrator in India and entomologist

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 440 words.

Grote, Arthur (1814–1886), administrator in India and entomologist, son of George Grote, a banker of Beckenham, Kent, and his wife, Selina Mary, was born on 29 November 1814. George Grote...

Harris, Thaddeus William

Clark A. Elliott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Education; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences. 1226 words.

Harris, Thaddeus William (12 November 1795–16 January 1856), librarian and entomologist, was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, the son of Unitarian clergyman Thaddeus Mason Harris and Mary...

Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus

E. D. Lloyd-Kimbrel.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Organization and Management of Education; Drawing and Pastels; Painting. 1937 words.

Hentz, Nicholas Marcellus (25 July 1797–04 November 1856), entomologist, educator, and miniaturist, was born in Versailles, France (although he is also recorded as being a native of Metz),...

Jeffreys, John Gwyn (1809–1885), lawyer and conchologist

W. J. Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Invertebrates. 1069 words.

Jeffreys, John Gwyn (1809–1885), lawyer and conchologist, was born at Swansea on 18 January 1809, the eldest of four children of John Jeffreys (d. 1815), solicitor, and Martha Tringham. He...

Kinsey, Alfred Charles

Mark C. Carnes.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Education; Social Sciences. 2466 words.

Kinsey, Alfred Charles (23 June 1894–25 August 1956), entomologist and sex researcher, was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, the son of Alfred Seguine Kinsey, instructor of mechanical arts at...

Lloyd, Robert Wylie (1868–1958), collector and mountaineer

Alex M. Cain.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Entomology; Education; Financial Aspects of Art. 556 words.

Lloyd, Robert Wylie (1868–1958), collector and mountaineer, was born at Grove House, Oswaldtwistle, Blackburn, Lancashire, the only son of John Lloyd, a calico printer, and his wife, Rachel...

Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia

G. S. Boulger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism. 1183 words.

Macleay, Alexander (1767–1848), entomologist and civil servant in Australia, was born in Ross-shire, Scotland, on 24 June 1767, the son of William Macleay, provost of Wick and deputy...

Moore, (Sir) Norman Winfrid, third baronet (1923–2015), conservationist, entomologist, and ecologist

Andrew Balmford.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ecology and Conservation; Entomology; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 1531 words.

Moore, (Sir) Norman Winfrid, third baronet (1923–2015), conservationist, entomologist, and ecologist, was born on 24 February 1923 at the North-Eastern Hospital for Children, 29 Lower...

Morris, John Gottlieb

Frederick K. Wentz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Politics. 1031 words.

Morris, John Gottlieb (14 November 1803–10 October 1895), Lutheran pastor, entomologist, and Baltimore cultural leader, was born in York, Pennsylvania, the son of John Samuel Gottlieb...

Ormerod, Eleanor Anne (1828–1901), economic entomologist

J. F. M. Clark.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Economics. 2336 words.

Ormerod, Eleanor Anne (1828–1901), economic entomologist, was born on 11 May 1828 at Sedbury Park, Gloucestershire, the youngest of the ten children of George Ormerod (1785–1873), historian...

Osten Sacken, Carl Robert Romanovich von der

Keir B. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 809 words.

Osten Sacken, Carl Robert Romanovich von der (21 August 1828–20 May 1906), entomologist and diplomat, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia; his parents’ names are unknown. A member of the...

Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa (1908–2005), naturalist, entomologist, and conservationist

Catharine M. C. Haines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Natural History; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science). 2292 words.

Rothschild, Dame Miriam Louisa (1908–2005), naturalist, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 5 August 1908 at Ashton Wold, Ashton, near Oundle, Northamptonshire, the eldest...

Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles (1877–1923), banker, entomologist, and conservationist

Michael Jolles.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Entomology; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Banking. 1259 words.

Rothschild, (Nathaniel) Charles (1877–1923), banker, entomologist, and conservationist, was born on 9 May 1877 at 6 Buckingham Gate, Belgravia, London, the second son and the youngest of...