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Bristol, Mark Lambert

Rodney P. Carlisle.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 908 words.

Bristol, Mark Lambert (17 April 1868–13 May 1939), naval officer and diplomat, was born in Glassboro, New Jersey, the son of Mark Lambert Bristol and Rachel Elizabeth Bush, farmers. He was...

Cable, Sir James Eric Sydney Skelton (1920–2001), diplomatist and writer on naval strategy

Eric J. Grove.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Defence Strategy, Planning, and Research; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1119 words.

Cable, Sir James Eric Sydney Skelton (1920–2001), diplomatist and writer on naval strategy, was born on 15 November 1920, at 132 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London, the elder son of Eric...

Delaval, George (bap. 1668, d. 1723)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; History; History of Agriculture; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Agriculture and Farming. 1 words.

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Forbes, George, third earl of Granard (1685–1765), naval officer and diplomatist

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 2074 words.

Forbes, George, third earl of Granard (1685–1765), naval officer and diplomatist, was born in Ireland on 21 October 1685, the son of Arthur Forbes, second earl (c.1656–1734), army officer,...

Greenhill, Basil Jack (1920–2003), diplomatist, maritime historian, and museum director

G. Hattersley-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Art; Museums, Libraries, and Information Sciences; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1171 words.

Greenhill, Basil Jack (1920–2003), diplomatist, maritime historian, and museum director, was born on 26 February 1920 at 169 Moorland Road, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, the only child of...

Harris, Sir Edward Alfred John (1808–1888), naval officer and diplomatist

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 8 words.

See Harris, James Howard, third earl of Malmesbury

Holcomb, Thomas

Leo J. Daugherty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1326 words.

Holcomb, Thomas (05 August 1879–24 May 1965), commandant of the U.S. Marine Corps and diplomat, was born in New Castle, Delaware, the son of Thomas Holcomb, an attorney, state legislator,...

Joy, Charles Turner

Robert James Cressman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1367 words.

Joy, Charles Turner (17 February 1895–06 June 1956), naval officer and diplomat, was born in St. Louis, Missouri, the son of Duncan Joy, a cotton broker, and Lucy Barlow Turner. Educated at...

Lyons, Edmund, first Baron Lyons (1790–1858), naval officer and diplomatist

Andrew Lambert.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1902 words.

Lyons, Edmund, first Baron Lyons (1790–1858), naval officer and diplomatist, the fourth son of John Lyons of Antigua and St Austen's, Lymington, in Hampshire, was born on 29 November 1790...

Montagu [Mountagu], Edward, first earl of Sandwich (1625–1672), army and naval officer and diplomat

J. D. Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Land Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 5738 words.

Montagu [Mountagu], Edward, first earl of Sandwich (1625–1672), army and naval officer and diplomat, was born at Barnwell, Northamptonshire, on 27 July 1625, the second but eldest surviving...

Napier, William John, ninth Lord Napier of Merchistoun (1786–1834), naval officer and trade envoy

J. K. Laughton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 888 words.

Napier, William John, ninth Lord Napier of Merchistoun (1786–1834), naval officer and trade envoy, the eldest son of Francis Napier, eighth Lord Napier of Merchistoun (1758–1823), and his...

Shufeldt, Robert Wilson

Frederick C. Drake.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Diplomatic History; International Relations; Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare. 1756 words.

Shufeldt, Robert Wilson (21 February 1822–07 November 1895), naval officer and diplomat, was born in Red Hook, New York, the son of George Adam Shufeldt, a lawyer, and Mary Howey Wilson. He...

Standley, William Harrison

Richard A. Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 836 words.

Standley, William Harrison (18 December 1872–25 October 1963), chief of naval operations and ambassador to the USSR, was born at Ukiah, California, the son of Jeremiah M. Standley, a...

Synnott, Sir Hilary Nicholas Hugh (1945–2011), submariner and diplomatist

Alex May.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1450 words.

Synnott, Sir Hilary Nicholas Hugh (1945–2011), submariner and diplomatist, was born on 20 March 1945 at Naish Lodge, Berrow Road, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, the younger son of Jasper...