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Allerton, Samuel Waters

Leslie V. Tischauser.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming. 1121 words.

Allerton, Samuel Waters (26 May 1828–22 February 1914), meat packer, was born in Amenia, New York, the son of Samuel Waters Allerton, Sr., a tailor and woolen mill operator, and Hannah...

Carroll of Carrollton, Charles

Ronald Hoffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Agriculture and Farming; Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2110 words.

Carroll of Carrollton, Charles (19 September 1737–14 November 1832), planter, businessman, investor, and the only Roman Catholic signer of the Declaration of Independence, as well as the...

Clarke, William John Turner (1805–1874), pastoralist and financier in Australia

Susan Priestley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Agriculture and Farming. 1365 words.

Clarke, William John Turner (1805–1874), pastoralist and financier in Australia, was born on 20 April 1805 at Bridgwater, Somerset, second son of William Clarke (c.1770–1813), Aldgate...

Forstall, Edmond Jean

Irene D. Neu.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Agriculture and Farming; Banking. 1546 words.

Forstall, Edmond Jean (07 November 1794–16 November 1873), merchant, banker, and sugar planter, was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, the son of Edouard Pierre Forstall and Celeste de la...

Garey, Thomas Andrew

Clark Davis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Agriculture and Farming. 930 words.

Garey, Thomas Andrew (07 July 1830–20 August 1909), citriculturist and land developer, was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of Samuel Garey, a physician, and Margaret Wringer. Little is...

Glidden, Joseph Farwell

Leonard F. Ralston.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Agriculture and Farming; Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1062 words.

Glidden, Joseph Farwell (18 January 1813–09 October 1906), farmer, inventor, and capitalist, was born in Charlestown, Sullivan County, New Hampshire, the son of David Glidden and Polly...

Greene, William Cornell

James E. Fell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Agriculture and Farming. 932 words.

Greene, William Cornell (26 August 1853–05 August 1911), rancher, mineowner, and investor, was born at Duck Creek, Wisconsin, the son of Townsend Greene and Eleanor Cornell, farmers. His...

Heard, Dwight Bancroft

Elizabeth Zoe Vicary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Agriculture and Farming; Banking. 860 words.

Heard, Dwight Bancroft (01 May 1869–14 March 1929), investment banker, farmer, and publisher, was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of Leander Bradford Heard, a wholesale grocer, and...

Hoffmann, Francis Arnold

James M. Bergquist.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; US Politics; Banking. 1168 words.

Hoffmann, Francis Arnold (05 June 1822–23 January 1903), German-American political leader, businessman, and agricultural writer, was born in Herford, Westphalia, Prussia, the son of...

Ivins, Anthony Woodward

David J. Whittaker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Agriculture and Farming; Christian Churches and Denominations. 1279 words.

Ivins, Anthony Woodward (16 September 1852–23 September 1934), businessman, rancher, and church leader, was born in Toms River, New Jersey, the son of Israel Ivins, a pioneer physician and...

Littlefield, George Washington

Cheryl Knott Malone.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming; Banking. 980 words.

Littlefield, George Washington (21 June 1842–10 November 1920), cattle dealer, banker, and philanthropist, was born in Panola County, Mississippi, the son of Fleming Littlefield and Mildred...

Lowden, Frank Orren

John M. Allswang.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; US Politics; State and Local Government; Banking. 1418 words.

Lowden, Frank Orren (26 January 1861–20 March 1943), businessman, governor of Illinois, and agriculturist, was born near the village of Sunrise City, Minnesota, the son of Lorenzo Orren...

Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage

Bertha Porter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; UK Politics; Agriculture and Farming; Social and Cultural History. 1417 words.

Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage, was born in St Sepulchre, London, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Monson, first baronet (1563/4–1641),...

Oswald, George (1735–1819)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; History of Agriculture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Agriculture and Farming. 3 words.

See Oswald, Richard

Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de (1916–2009), merchant banker and horticulturist

George Ireland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Agriculture and Farming. 1181 words.

Rothschild, Edmund Leopold de (1916–2009), merchant banker and horticulturist, was born at 46 Park Street, Mayfair, London, on 2 January 1916, the elder son and second of the four children...

Stern, Sir Frederick Claude (1884–1967), banker and horticulturist

Stefan Buczacki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Agriculture and Farming. 1027 words.

Stern, Sir Frederick Claude (1884–1967), banker and horticulturist, was born on 8 April 1884 at 42 Prince's Gate, Knightsbridge, London, the third son of James Julius Stern (1835–1901) [see...

Walker, Thomas

Cathy Matson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Agriculture and Farming. 793 words.

Walker, Thomas (25 January 1715–09 November 1794), planter and land speculator, was born in Virginia, the son of Thomas Walker, Sr., and Susanna Peachy. Because his father died when Thomas...