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Hammarskjöld, Knut (Olof Hjalmar Åkesson)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 245 words.

Born Geneva, 16 Jan. 1922; Swedish; m Inga-Lill; four s from former marriages; died 3 Jan. 2012

Director, 1948, and Chairman, 1987–94, then Emeritus Chairman,...

Hughes, Howard

Tony Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Film. 2291 words.

Hughes, Howard (24 December 1905–05 April 1976), aviator, manufacturer, and film producer, was born Howard Robard Hughes, Jr., in Houston, Texas, the son of Howard Robard Hughes, Sr., a...

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster

James Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1190 words.

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 March 1898 at 11 Radnor Place, Birkenhead, Cheshire, the only child of Edward Williams Lewis,...

Schirra, Wally

Bruce J. Evensen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Television. 1217 words.

Schirra, Wally (12 Mar. 1923–3 May 2007), astronaut, aeronautical engineer, and television commentator, was born Walter Marty Schirra, Jr. in Hackensack, New Jersey to army aviator and...