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Andrews, Thomas (1847–1907), metallurgist and ironmaster

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 708 words.

Andrews, Thomas (1847–1907), metallurgist and ironmaster, was born at 19 Carver Street, Sheffield, on 16 February 1847, the only son of Thomas Andrews and his wife, Mary Bolsover. Thomas...

Finniston, Sir (Harold) Montague [Monty] (1912–1991), metallurgist and businessman

Geoffrey Goodman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Business and Management; Medicinal Chemistry. 3714 words.

Finniston, Sir (Harold) Montague [Monty] (1912–1991), metallurgist and businessman, was born at 26 Aikenhead Road, Govanhill, Glasgow, on 15 August 1912, the eldest child in the family of...

Gowland, William (1842–1922), metallurgist and archaeologist

M. C. Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Science and Mathematics; Physics. 1454 words.

Gowland, William (1842–1922), metallurgist and archaeologist, was born in South Durham Street, Sunderland, co. Durham, on 16 December 1842, the elder of two sons of George Thompson Gowland...

Grant, James Benton

Timothy R. Mahoney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1176 words.

Grant, James Benton (02 January 1848–01 November 1911), metallurgist and governor of Colorado, was born in Russell County, Alabama, the son of Thomas McDonough Grant, a physician and owner...

Hadfield, Sir Robert Abbott, baronet (1858–1940), metallurgist and steel maker

C. H. Desch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 1506 words.

Hadfield, Sir Robert Abbott, baronet (1858–1940), metallurgist and steel maker, was born in the Vestry Hall, Hilltop, Attercliffe, near Sheffield, on 28 November 1858. He was the only son...

Haynes, Elwood

William E. Worthington.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1271 words.

Haynes, Elwood (14 October 1857–13 April 1925), inventor, metallurgist, and automobile manufacturer, was born in Portland, Indiana, the son of Jacob March Haynes, a judge and banker, and...

Hunt, Alfred Ephraim

Daniel Martin Dumych.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 1177 words.

Hunt, Alfred Ephraim (31 March 1855–26 April 1899), metallurgist, inventor, and businessman, was born in East Douglass, Massachusetts, the son of Leander Batchelor Hunt, an iron...

Kelly, Anthony (1929–2014), materials scientist and university administrator

Archie Howie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Education. 1239 words.

Kelly, Anthony (1929–2014), materials scientist and university administrator, was born on 25 January 1929 at 43 Halford Road, Hillingdon, London, the only son and second of two children...

Matthey, George (1825–1913), refiner and metallurgist

Ian E. Cottington.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 1030 words.

Matthey, George (1825–1913), refiner and metallurgist, was born on 8 May 1825, the fourth son of John Matthey, a stockbroker and foreign-exchange dealer, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Green....

McCance, Sir Andrew (1889–1983), steelmaster and metallurgist

Peter L. Payne.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 1782 words.

McCance, Sir Andrew (1889–1983), steelmaster and metallurgist, was born at 12 Adder Steps, Cadder, Dunbartonshire, on 30 March 1889, the third of four children and younger son of John...

Murphy, Alfred John (1901–1980), metallurgist and academic administrator

Henry Chilver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Organization and Management of Education; Medicinal Chemistry. 790 words.

Murphy, Alfred John (1901–1980), metallurgist and academic administrator, was born on 26 February 1901 at Deansgate Lane, Timperley, Altrincham, Cheshire, the son of William Murphy,...

Mushet, David (1772–1847), ironmaster and metallurgist

Ian J. Standing.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 935 words.

Mushet, David (1772–1847), ironmaster and metallurgist, was born on 2 October 1772 at Dalkeith, near Edinburgh, the eldest son of William Mushet, foundry owner, and his wife, Margaret...

Phillips, John Arthur (1822–1887), mining engineer and metallurgist

T. G. Bonney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 725 words.

Phillips, John Arthur (1822–1887), mining engineer and metallurgist, was born on 18 February 1822 at Polgooth, near St Austell, Cornwall, the son of John Phillips (1793–1851), mineral...

Richards, Joseph William

Stephen H. Cutcliffe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Science and Mathematics; Education. 1306 words.

Richards, Joseph William (28 July 1864–12 October 1921), metallurgist and university professor, was born in Oldbury, Worcestershire, England, the son of Joseph Richards, a manufacturing...

Sadler, James (bap. 1753, d. 1828), balloonist and chemist

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Medicinal Chemistry. 1707 words.

Sadler, James (bap. 1753, d. 1828), balloonist and chemist, was born in Oxford and baptized there on 27 February 1753. He was the elder son of James Sadler (1718–1791), cook and...

Sauveur, Albert

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Science and Mathematics; Education. 1397 words.

Sauveur, Albert (21 June 1863–26 January 1939), metallurgist and university professor, was born in Louvain, Belgium, the son of Lambert Sauveur and Hortense Franquin. His father was a...

Talbot, Benjamin (1864–1947), steel company manager and metallurgist

Gordon Boyce.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 991 words.

Talbot, Benjamin (1864–1947), steel company manager and metallurgist, was born on 19 September 1864 at Hadley, near Wellington, Shropshire, the second son of Benjamin Talbot, engine...

Wills, Childe Harold

Yanek Mieczkowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1775 words.

Wills, Childe Harold (01 June 1878–30 December 1940), metallurgist and automobile designer and manufacturer, was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of John Carnegie Wills, a railroad...