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Bagot, Theodosia, (Lady Bagot)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 134 words.

Born 1865; 3rd d of Sir John Leslie, 1st Bt; m 1st, 1885, Lt-Col Josceline FitzRoy Bagot, MP (d 1913); one s three d; son was Sir Alan Desmond Bagot, 1st Bt (...

Balfour, (Elizabeth) Jean

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 408 words.

CBE 1981; FRSE 1980; FRSA; FICFor; JP

Born 4 Nov. 1927; 2nd d of late Maj.-Gen. Sir James Syme Drew, KBE, CB,...

Bayard, James Asheton

James M. Banner.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1254 words.

Bayard, James Asheton (28 July 1767–06 August 1815), attorney and politician, was born probably in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of James Asheton Bayard, a physician, and Agnes Hodge....

Bluck, Duncan Robert Yorke

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 145 words.

CBE 1990 (OBE 1984)

Born 19 March 1927; s of Thomas Edward Bluck and Ida Bluck; m 1952, Stella Wardlaw Murdoch; one s three d; died 6 Oct. 2015...

Breckinridge, John

Lowell H. Harrison.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1306 words.

Breckinridge, John (02 December 1760–14 December 1806), lawyer, planter, and statesman, was born on a farm near Staunton, Virginia, the son of Robert Breckinridge, a farmer and member of...

Carter, Godfrey James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 111 words.

CBE 1984

Born 1 June 1919; s of Captain James Shuckburgh Carter, Grenadier Guards (killed in action, 1918), and Diana Violet Gladys Carter (...

Cohen, Mrs Nathaniel Louis, (Julia Matilda)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 65 words.

Born 6 Sept. 1853; d of Prof. Jacob Waley, MA, Conveyancing Council to the Court of Chancery; m 1873, Nathaniel Louis Cohen, LCC (d...

Collective Choices Affecting Natural Hazards Governance, Risk, and Vulnerability

Thomas Thaler, David Shively, Jacob Petersen-Perlman, Lenka Slavikova and Thomas Hartmann.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 11367 words.

The frequency and severity of extreme weather events are expected to increase due to climate change. These developments and challenges have focused the attention of policymakers on the...

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Corruption and the Governance of Disaster Risk

David Alexander.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Natural Hazard Science

P ublished online October 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Environmental Science); Natural Disasters (Environmental Science); Environmental Politics; Environment and Energy Law. 10013 words.

This article considers how corruption affects the management of disaster mitigation, relief, and recovery. Corruption is a very serious and pervasive issue that affects all countries and...

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Doherty, Pat

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 60 words.

Born Glasgow 18 July 1945 m Mary; two s three d

Evans, George

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1320 words.

Evans, George (12 January 1797–06 April 1867), lawyer, politician, and businessman, was born in Hallowell, Maine, the son of Daniel Evans and Joanna Hains. After attending Hallowell and...

Ewbank, Thomas

William A. Bate.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; US Politics; History of Science and Technology; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1116 words.

Ewbank, Thomas (11 March 1792–16 September 1870), commissioner of patents, inventor, and historian of technology, was born in Durham, England. Little is known of Ewbank’s parentage or early...

Fabricant, Michael Louis David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Business Finance; Education; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 234 words.

Born 12 June 1950; s of late Isaac Nathan Fabricant and of Helena (née Freed)

MP (C) Lichfield, since 1997...

Farquhar, Charles Don Petrie

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Politics. 142 words.

OBE 1999

Born 4 Aug. 1937; s of late William Sandeman Farquhar and Annie Preston Young Farquhar; m;...

Fowler, Joseph Smith

Sylvia B. Larson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Education; US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1266 words.

Fowler, Joseph Smith (31 August 1820–01 April 1902), educator, lawyer, and senator, was born in Steubenville, Ohio, the son of James Fowler and Sarah Atkinson, farmers. He was brought up on...

Galletti di Cadilhac, Countess

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Science and Mathematics; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 70 words.

Born 1846; d of 1st Baron Monkswell; m 1873, Count Arturo Galletti di Cadilhac (d 1912), Colonel in the Reserve, and Deputy in Italian Parliament; two s one ...

Goldsborough, Robert

Jane Wilson McWilliams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 855 words.

Goldsborough, Robert (03 December 1733–22 December 1788), lawyer and planter, was born in Cambridge, Dorchester County, Maryland, the son of Charles Goldsborough, a lawyer, legislator, and...

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...

Hooper, Henry (c. 1687–1767), planter, lawyer, and politician in America

Keith Mason.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 664 words.

Hooper, Henry (c. 1687–1767), planter, lawyer, and politician in America, was born in Dorchester county, Maryland, the son of Henry Hooper (c.1643–1720), planter and politician, and his...