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Boland, Henry James [Harry] (1887–1922), tailor's cutter and Irish revolutionary

David Fitzpatrick.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; UK Politics; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 2545 words.

Boland, Henry James [Harry] (1887–1922), tailor's cutter and Irish revolutionary, was born on 27 April 1887 at 6 Dalymount Terrace, Phibsborough Road, north Dublin, the third of five...

Bowdoin, James (1726–1790), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

Eric v. d. Luft.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 997 words.

Bowdoin, James (1726–1790), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 7 August 1726 in Boston, Massachusetts, the youngest child of James Bowdoin (1676–1747), a...

Bryan, George (1731–1791), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

Benjamin H. Newcomb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 792 words.

Bryan, George (1731–1791), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 11 August 1731 in Dublin, the fourth of eight children, and eldest son, of Samuel Bryan, merchant,...

Budenz, Louis

Harvey Klehr.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1149 words.

Budenz, Louis (17 July 1891–27 April 1972), labor organizer and anti-Communist government witness, was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, the son of Henry Joseph Budenz, a bank cashier, and...

Eccarius, John George (1818–1889), tailor and political activist

Panikos Panayi.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1407 words.

Eccarius, John George (1818–1889), tailor and political activist, was born Johann Georg Eccarius in Friedrichroda in the duchy of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg (in current-day Thuringia in Germany)...

Ellery, William (1727–1820), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

Dennis M. Conrad.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 916 words.

Ellery, William (1727–1820), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 22 December 1727 in Newport, Rhode Island, the son of William Ellery (1701–1764), a successful...

Ewen, William (c. 1720–1777), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

Milton Ready.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 700 words.

Ewen, William (c. 1720–1777), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born in England; details of his parents and upbringing are unknown. Ewen moved to the American colonies...

Ford, James William

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1288 words.

Ford, James William (22 December 1893–21 June 1957), labor leader and Communist party official, was born James William Foursche in Pratt City, Alabama, the son of Lyman Foursche,...

Gadsden, Christopher (1724–1805), merchant and revolutionary politician

E. Stanly Godbold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1129 words.

Gadsden, Christopher (1724–1805), merchant and revolutionary politician, was born on 16 February 1724 in Charles Town, South Carolina, the fourth and only surviving son of Thomas Gadsden...

Gill, Kenneth [Ken] (1927–2009), trade unionist and communist

Rodney Bickerstaffe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Theory; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1930 words.

Gill, Kenneth [Ken] (1927–2009), trade unionist and communist, was born on 30 August 1927 at 19 Leaze Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, the youngest of four children of Ernest Frank Gill...

Gorham, Nathaniel (1738–1796), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

Benjamin H. Newcomb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 949 words.

Gorham, Nathaniel (1738–1796), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born in May 1738 in Charlestown, Massachusetts, the eldest of five children of Nathaniel Gorham, packet...

Hancock, John (1737–1793), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

William Pencak.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1827 words.

Hancock, John (1737–1793), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 12 January 1737 in Braintree, Massachusetts, the son of John Hancock (1702–1744), a Congregational...

Harnett, Cornelius (1723–1781), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

Alan D. Watson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1036 words.

Harnett, Cornelius (1723–1781), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 20 April 1723 in Chowan county, North Carolina, the son of Cornelius (d. 1742), colonial...

Hewes, George Robert Twelves (1742–1840), cordwainer and revolutionary activist in America

Alfred F. Young.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 982 words.

Hewes, George Robert Twelves (1742–1840), cordwainer and revolutionary activist in America, was born on 25 August 1742 at the sign of the Bull's Head and Horns, Water Street, Boston,...

Horner, Arthur Lewis (1894–1968), trade unionist and communist

Hywel Francis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1787 words.

Horner, Arthur Lewis (1894–1968), trade unionist and communist, was born at Merthyr Tudful, Glamorgan, on 5 April 1894, the eldest son in a family of seventeen children, eleven of whom died...

Huntington, Jabez (1719–1786), merchant and revolutionary politician in America

Harold E. Selesky.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1559 words.

Huntington, Jabez (1719–1786), merchant and revolutionary politician in America, was born on 7 August 1719 at Norwich, Connecticut, the eldest son of Joshua Huntington, merchant, and his...

Kohlberg, Alfred

Derek W. Vaillant.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions. 1479 words.

Kohlberg, Alfred (27 January 1887–07 April 1960), international businessman and proponent of McCarthyism, was born in San Francisco, California, the son of Manfred Kohlberg, a dry goods...

Larkin, James

Timothy J. Houlihan.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1295 words.

Larkin, James (21 January 1876–30 January 1947), Irish labor leader and charter member of the Communist Labor party in the United States, was born in Liverpool, England, the son of James...

Laurens, Henry (1724–1792), revolutionary politician in America and merchant

E. Stanly Godbold.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; US Politics. 1479 words.

Laurens, Henry (1724–1792), revolutionary politician in America and merchant, was born on 6 March 1724 in Charles Town, South Carolina, the first son and third of the six children of Esther...

Leisler, Jacob (bap. 1640, d. 1691), merchant and rebel leader in America

Simon Middleton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Revolutions and Rebellions; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1030 words.

Leisler, Jacob (bap. 1640, d. 1691), merchant and rebel leader in America, was baptized on 31 March 1640 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the first of eight children of the Revd Jacob...