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Bond, William (d. 1576)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; World History; Travel and Holiday. 3 words.

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Carlson, Chester Floyd

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1627 words.

Carlson, Chester Floyd (08 February 1906–19 September 1968), inventor and patent lawyer, was born in Seattle, Washington, the son of Olof Adolph Carlson, a barber, and Ellen Josephine...

Crab, John (c. 1280–c. 1352), pirate and merchant

Elizabeth Ewan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 784 words.

Crab, John (c. 1280–c. 1352), pirate and merchant, was probably born in Muiden in Flanders. Active as a pirate from at least 1306, he was the most notorious of the Flemish privateers who...

Ferrner, Bengt (1724–1802)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Astronomy and Astrophysics. 3 words.

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Hawley, John, the elder (c. 1350–1408), pirate, merchant, and administrator

Susan Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1095 words.

Hawley, John, the elder (c. 1350–1408), pirate, merchant, and administrator, of Dartmouth, Devon, was the younger son of the first John Hawley who settled in Dartmouth some time before...

Herrman, Augustine

Dorothy Rowlett Colburn.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Cartography; World History; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1293 words.

Herrman, Augustine (1605?–1686?), merchant, attorney, ambassador, and mapmaker, was born in Prague, Bohemia, thought to be the son of Ephraim Augustin Herrman, a shopkeeper and city...

Laurens, Henry

C. James Taylor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2209 words.

Laurens, Henry (24 February 1724–08 December 1792), planter-merchant and revolutionary war statesman, was born in Charleston, South Carolina, the son of John Laurens, a saddler, and Esther...

Menzies [Menzey], Michael (d. 1766), advocate and inventor of agricultural and mining machinery

R. B. Prosser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Agriculture and Farming. 345 words.

Menzies [Menzey], Michael (d. 1766), advocate and inventor of agricultural and mining machinery, was probably one of the Menzies of Culter-Allers, Lanarkshire; little is known of his...

Prosser, Richard (1804–1854), inventor and patent reformer

Christine MacLeod.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2104 words.

Prosser, Richard (1804–1854), inventor and patent reformer, was born in Aston, Warwickshire, on 3 April 1804, the third child of Walter Prosser (1772–c.1840), a joiner and builder, and his...

Tod, David

Phyllis F. Field.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1163 words.

Tod, David (21 February 1805–13 November 1868), businessman, lawyer, and Civil War governor of Ohio, was born on a farm near Youngstown, Ohio, the son of George Tod, a lawyer and judge, and...

Wigram

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics; Medicine and Health; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 176 words.

MC 1945

Born 2 Aug. 1915; s of Clive, 1st Baron Wigram, PC, GCB, GCVO, CSI, and Nora Mary (d 1956), d of Sir Neville Chamberlain, KCB, KCVO; ...