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Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes

Thomas D. Morris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Civil War and Reconstruction US History; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1131 words.

Cobb, Thomas Reade Rootes (10 April 1823–13 December 1862), lawyer and Confederate congressman and military officer, was born in Jefferson County, Georgia, the son of John Addison Cobb, a...

Houstoun, John

Harvey H. Jackson.

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; State and Local Government; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 879 words.

Houstoun, John (1750?–20 July 1796), lawyer, soldier, and politician, was born in St. George’s Parish, Georgia, the son of Sir Patrick Houstoun, a baronet, registrar of grants and receiver...

O'Halloran, Thomas Shuldham (1797–1870), army officer and police chief in Australia

Marc Brodie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 831 words.

O'Halloran, Thomas Shuldham (1797–1870), army officer and police chief in Australia, was born on 25 October 1797 at Berhampore, India, the second son of Major-General Sir Joseph O'Halloran...

Reed, Joseph

G. S. Rowe.

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; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare. 1744 words.

Reed, Joseph (27 August 1741–05 March 1785), lawyer, soldier, and statesman, was born in Trenton, New Jersey, the son of Andrew Reed, a minor officeholder and merchant, and Theodosia Bowes....

Steele, Samuel Benfield (1849–1919), army officer and officer of the North-West Mounted Police in Canada

Carman Miller.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1759 words.

Steele, Samuel Benfield (1849–1919), army officer and officer of the North-West Mounted Police in Canada, was born in Mendonte township, Upper Canada, on 5 January 1849, the fourth son of a...

Whitmore, Sir George Stoddart (1829–1903), army officer and police officer in New Zealand

Richard S. Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1351 words.

Whitmore, Sir George Stoddart (1829–1903), army officer and police officer in New Zealand, was born in Malta on 30 May 1829, the son of Lieutenant (later Major) George St Vincent Whitmore...