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Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East

G. B. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Education; History; Literary Studies (Travel Literature); Travel and Holiday. 851 words.

Farley, James Lewis (1823–1885), banker and writer on the Middle East, only son of Thomas Farley of Meiltran, co. Cavan, was born at Dublin on 9 September 1823. He was destined for the...

Streeter, Edward

Roy Arthur Swanson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Banking. 1269 words.

Streeter, Edward (01 August 1891–31 March 1976), literary humorist and banking executive, was born in Chestertown, New York, the son of Harvey B. Streeter, a businessman, and Frances...

Westcott, Edward Noyes

Dennis Wepman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Humour; Banking. 1108 words.

Westcott, Edward Noyes (27 September 1846–31 March 1898), author and banker, was born in Syracuse, New York, the son of Amos Westcott, a dentist, and Clara Babcock. Although his father was...