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Bartholdt, Richard

Ernest C. Bolt.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Journalism; Politics and Law. 1030 words.

Bartholdt, Richard (02 November 1855–19 March 1932), congressman and newspaper editor, was born in Schleiz, Thuringia, Germany, the son of Gottlob Bartholdt, a liberal forty-eighter (i.e.,...

Baxter, James Keir (1926–1972), poet and publicist

W. H. Oliver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Politics and Law; Journalism. 1237 words.

Baxter, James Keir (1926–1972), poet and publicist, was born on 29 June 1926 at 97 Elm Row, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand, the son of Archibald McColl Learmond Baxter (1881–1970), a small...

Bok, Edward William

Olive Hoogenboom.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Journalism; Politics and Law. 1749 words.

Bok, Edward William (09 October 1863–09 January 1930), editor, philanthropist, and peace advocate, was born in den Helder, Holland, the son of William John Hidde Bok and Sieke Gertrude van...

Cousins, Norman

Milton S. Katz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Politics and Law. 1416 words.

Cousins, Norman (24 June 1915–30 November 1990), author, editor, and peace advocate, was born in Union Hill, New Jersey, the son of Samuel Cousins and Sara Miller, owners of a dry goods...

Craig, Edward Thomas (1804–1894), communitarian and journalist

Michael Bevan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Journalism. 1101 words.

Craig, Edward Thomas (1804–1894), communitarian and journalist, the son of Joseph Craig and his wife, Elizabeth, was born in Manchester on 4 August 1804 and was baptized at the Gravel Lane...

Greenberg, Leopold Jacob (1861–1931), newspaper editor and Zionist

Hilary L. Rubinstein.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Journalism; Ethnic Politics. 1706 words.

Greenberg, Leopold Jacob (1861–1931), newspaper editor and Zionist, was born at 26 Frederic Street, Birmingham, on 6 September 1861, the second of three sons (there were also two daughters)...

Murray, Orson S.

Thomas D. Hamm.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Journalism; Slavery and Abolition of Slavery; Politics and Law. 924 words.

Murray, Orson S. (23 October 1806–14 June 1885), Baptist minister, editor, and radical reformer, was born in Orwell, Vermont, the son of Jonathan Murray and Rosalinda Bascom, farmers....

Sayre, John Nevin

John M. Swomley.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Politics and Law. 1163 words.

Sayre, John Nevin (04 February 1884–13 September 1977), peace organization executive and editor, was born near Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, the son of Robert H. Sayre, general manager of the...

Siddiqui, Kalim (1933–1996), journalist and Muslim activist

Jørgen S. Nielsen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Journalism; Islam. 980 words.

Siddiqui, Kalim (1933–1996), journalist and Muslim activist, was born on 2 July 1933 near Hyderabad, Deccan, India, one of a family of ten children. While he was still a small child the...

Tomlinson [née Bamford], Annie (1870–1933), journalist and co-operator

Jacqueline Burnett.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Journalism. 661 words.

Tomlinson [née Bamford], Annie (1870–1933), journalist and co-operator, was born at 26 Ashworth Street, Rochdale, Lancashire, on 29 June 1870, the daughter of Samuel Bamford (1848–1898),...

Villard, Oswald Garrison

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Politics and Law. 1776 words.

Villard, Oswald Garrison (13 March 1872–01 October 1949), journalist, author, and reformer, was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, the son of Henry Villard, a newspaper correspondent, and Fanny...