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Barnes, Julius Howland

Ellis W. Hawley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1176 words.

Barnes, Julius Howland (02 February 1873–17 April 1959), industrialist and government official, was born in Little Rock, Arkansas, the son of Lucien Jerome Barnes, a banker, and Julia Hill....

Chande, Jayantilal Keshavji, (Andy)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Literature; Publishing; Business Finance. 270 words.

Hon. KBE 2003

Born 27 Aug. 1929; s of Keshavji Jethabhai and Kankuben Chande; m 1955, Jayalaxmi Madhvani; three s; died 6 April 2017

Chairman, Kioo Ltd,...

Crocker, Alvah

Samuel Willard Crompton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1030 words.

Crocker, Alvah (14 October 1801–26 December 1874), manufacturer, railroad promoter, and congressman, was born in Leominster, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel Crocker and Comfort Jones. His...

Croft, Thomas (c. 1435–1488), customs official, shipowner, and patron of Atlantic exploration

C. S. L. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 915 words.

Croft, Thomas (c. 1435–1488), customs official, shipowner, and patron of Atlantic exploration, was the son of William Croft (d. 1439) of Croft Castle, Herefordshire, and Isabella,...

Dash, Jack O'Brien (1907–1989), political activist and unofficial dockers' leader

D. E. Martin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1611 words.

Dash, Jack O'Brien (1907–1989), political activist and unofficial dockers' leader, was born on 23 April 1907 in Southwark, south London, the youngest of four sons of Joseph Thomas Dash, a...

Gibson, Francis (bap. 1752, d. 1805), mariner and collector of customs

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Political Institutions; Public Administration; World History; Travel and Holiday. 475 words.

Gibson, Francis (bap. 1752, d. 1805), mariner and collector of customs, was baptized at Whitby, Yorkshire, on 16 January 1752, the son of Joseph Gibson, commander of a merchant ship, and...

Goldsborough, Sir John (d. 1693), mariner and East India Company servant

Gordon Goodwin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1011 words.

Goldsborough, Sir John (d. 1693), mariner and East India Company servant, is of obscure antecedents. A branch of the Goldsborough family was domiciled at Hadleigh near Ipswich in the...

Hawley, John, the elder (c. 1350–1408), pirate, merchant, and administrator

Susan Rose.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Property Law; Property Crime; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1095 words.

Hawley, John, the elder (c. 1350–1408), pirate, merchant, and administrator, of Dartmouth, Devon, was the younger son of the first John Hawley who settled in Dartmouth some time before...

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist

Graham R. Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Social and Cultural History; Gender and Politics; History of Gender and Sexuality; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 833 words.

Keyzer [née Mitchell], Isabella [Bella] (1922–1992), textile and shipyard worker, and women's activist, was born on 29 August 1922 at 3 Blinshall Street, Dundee, the youngest of three...

Marryat, Joseph (1757–1824), West Indian slave owner, ship owner, and politician

Catherine Hall.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1626 words.

Marryat, Joseph (1757–1824), West Indian slave owner, ship owner, and politician, was born in Southwold, Suffolk, on 8 October 1757, the eldest son of Thomas Marryat and his wife, Sarah, néenull...

Marsh, Richard William, Baron Marsh (1928–2011), politician and businessman

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1667 words.

Marsh, Richard William, Baron Marsh (1928–2011), politician and businessman, was born on 14 March 1928 at 41 Rolleston Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, the only child of William Marsh, coremaker...

Merry, William Lawrence

Thomas Schoonover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1041 words.

Merry, William Lawrence (27 December 1842–11 December 1911), sea captain, merchant, and diplomat, was born in New York City, the son of Thomas Henry Merry, a merchant and sea captain, and...

Richmond, Dean

Michael Vorenberg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1310 words.

Richmond, Dean (31 March 1804–27 August 1866), businessman and politician, was born Elkanah Dean Richmond in Barnard, Vermont, the son of Hathaway Richmond, a manufacturer, and Rachel Dean....

Sitch, Charles Henry (1887–1960), trade unionist and politician

Eric Taylor.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; UK Politics. 1113 words.

Sitch, Charles Henry (1887–1960), trade unionist and politician, was born at Saltney, Chester, on 4 May 1887, the third son of Thomas Sitch (1852–1923), chain maker and trade unionist, and...

Stettinius, Edward Reilly, Jr.

Michael J. Devine and Nathan Giles.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1808 words.

Stettinius, Edward Reilly, Jr. (22 October 1900–31 October 1949), business executive, U.S. secretary of state, and U.S. delegate to the United Nations, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the...

Swire, Sir John (Anthony)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 207 words.

Kt 1990; CBE 1977

Born 28 Feb. 1927; er s of late John Kidston Swire and Juliet Richenda, d of Theodore Barclay; m 1961, Moira Cecilia Ducharne; two s one ...

Tod, David

Phyllis F. Field.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics; State and Local Government; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1163 words.

Tod, David (21 February 1805–13 November 1868), businessman, lawyer, and Civil War governor of Ohio, was born on a farm near Youngstown, Ohio, the son of George Tod, a lawyer and judge, and...

Vaughan, William (1752–1850), promoter of the London docks

E. I. Carlyle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Politics. 533 words.

Vaughan, William (1752–1850), promoter of the London docks, was born in London on 22 September 1752, the second son of Samuel Vaughan (1720–1802), a London merchant, and his wife, Sarah...

Wilkeson, Samuel

R. Beth Klopott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 822 words.

Wilkeson, Samuel (01 June 1781–07 July 1848), shipowner, iron founder, and manufacturer, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of John Wilkeson and Mary Robinson, farmers. Samuel...