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Boyson, Rt Hon. Sir Rhodes

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Literature; Publishing; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 293 words.

Kt 1987

Born 11 May 1925; s of Alderman William Boyson, MBE, JP and Mrs Bertha Boyson, Haslingden, Rossendale, Lancs; m 1st, 1946, Violet Burletson (marr. diss.); two null...

Bulley [married name Brooke], (Agnes) Amy (1852–1939), promoter of women's education and women's trade unionism

Linda Walker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 1147 words.

Bulley [married name Brooke], (Agnes) Amy (1852–1939), promoter of women's education and women's trade unionism, was born on 20 April 1852 at Liscard, New Brighton, Cheshire, one of four...

Cook, Alice

Brigid O'Farrell.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online October 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Education. 1378 words.

Cook, Alice (28 November 1903–07 February 1998), international labor scholar, educator, and advocate for workingwomen, was born Alice Hanson in Alexandria, Virginia, the eldest child of...

Coppin, Fanny Jackson

Linda M. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Organization and Management of Education; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Politics. 1434 words.

Coppin, Fanny Jackson (1837–21 January 1913), educator, civic and religious leader, and feminist, was born a slave in Washington, D.C., the daughter of Lucy Jackson. Her father’s name and...

Cust, Robert Needham (1821–1909), East India Company servant and orientalist

Katherine Prior.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 864 words.

Cust, Robert Needham (1821–1909), East India Company servant and orientalist, was born at Cockayne Hatley, Bedfordshire, on 24 February 1821, the second son of Henry Cockayne Cust...

Davis, Samuel (1760–1819), East India Company servant and orientalist

Michael Aris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1033 words.

Davis, Samuel (1760–1819), East India Company servant and orientalist, was born in the West Indies, the younger son of John Davis, who held the post there of commissary-general, and his...

Elliot, Sir Walter (1803–1887), East India Company servant and archaeologist

A. J. Arbuthnot.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1699 words.

Elliot, Sir Walter (1803–1887), East India Company servant and archaeologist, was born on 16 January 1803, the second but eldest surviving of the eight sons and three daughters of James...

Flanders, Allan David (1910–1973), socialist and industrial relations expert

Richard Hyman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education. 1233 words.

Flanders, Allan David (1910–1973), socialist and industrial relations expert, was born on 27 July 1910 at 18 Market Street, Watford, Hertfordshire, the only child of William Frederick...

Fraser, James (1712/13–1754), East India Company servant and collector of oriental manuscripts

A. A. Macdonell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 810 words.

Fraser, James (1712/13–1754), East India Company servant and collector of oriental manuscripts, was the second son of Alexander Fraser (d. 1733) of Reelig, near Inverness, and his wife,...

Fraser of Carmyllie

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; Genealogy, Heraldry, Names, and Honours; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 257 words.

Born 29 May 1945; s of Rev. George Robson Fraser and Helen Jean Meiklejohn or Fraser; m 1969, Fiona Macdonald Mair; one s two d; died 22 June 2013

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Gunther, Charles Frederick

Nancy Buenger.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1692 words.

Gunther, Charles Frederick (06 March 1837–10 February 1920), Chicago confectioner, politician, and antiquarian collector, was born Carl Friedrich Guenther in Wildberg, Wurttemberg, Germany,...

Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist

P. W. J. Bartrip.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Education; Geology and the Lithosphere; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1272 words.

Horner, Leonard (1785–1864), factory inspector, geologist, and educationist, was born on 17 January 1785 at St George's Square, Edinburgh, the third and youngest son of John Horner (d....

Inman, Mary

Clark A. Pomerleau.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online August 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Education; Philosophy; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1264 words.

Inman, Mary (11 June 1894–Jan. 1985), trade union organizer, Marxist theorist, and author, was born Ida Mary Inman in Burnside, Kentucky, and moved to Creek Nation Indian Territory in...

Johnson, Edward Austin

Elizabeth Zoe Vicary.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Education; US Politics; State and Local Government. 877 words.

Johnson, Edward Austin (23 November 1860–24 July 1944), educator, lawyer, and politician, was born near Raleigh, North Carolina, the son of Columbus Johnson and Eliza A. Smith, slaves. He...

Johnson, Richard (1753–1807), East India Company servant and collector of oriental art and manuscripts

P. J. Marshall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1257 words.

Johnson, Richard (1753–1807), East India Company servant and collector of oriental art and manuscripts, was born on 16 November 1753, the third son of Alexander Johnson MD (bap. 1716, d....

Low, Seth

Augustus Cerillo.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Organization and Management of Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1765 words.

Low, Seth (18 January 1850–17 September 1916), reform mayor and university president, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Abiel Abbot Low, a merchant, and Ellen Almira Dow. Low’s...

Lynch, John Roy

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Education; History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1554 words.

Lynch, John Roy (10 September 1847–02 November 1939), U.S. congressman, historian, and attorney, was born on “Tacony” plantation near Vidalia, Louisiana, the son of Patrick Lynch, the...

Malkiel, Theresa Serber

Thomas Winter.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics; Gender and Politics. 938 words.

Malkiel, Theresa Serber (01 May 1874–17 November 1949), trade union leader, woman suffragist, publicist, and educator, was born in Bar, Russia. In 1891 she emigrated with her parents to the...

Milles, Thomas (c. 1550–1626?), customs official and antiquary

John Whyman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 1714 words.

Milles, Thomas (c. 1550–1626?), customs official and antiquary, was born in Ashford, Kent, the son of Richard Milles of Ashford and his first wife, Johanna, daughter of Thomas Glover of...

Morse, Hosea Ballou (1855–1934), customs official and historian of China

Richard J. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; History; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 771 words.

Morse, Hosea Ballou (1855–1934), customs official and historian of China, was born on 18 July 1855 in South Brookfield, Queens county, Nova Scotia, the first of the four children of Albert...