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Bonfield, Prof. William

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Business Finance; Education; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 595 words.

CBE 1998; PhD; FRS 2003; FREng; FMedSci

Born 6 March 1937; s of Cecil William Bonfield and Ellen Gertrude...

Bryce

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Education; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 34 words.

Born d of Thomas Ashton of Hyde and Manchester; m 1889, Rt Hon. James, 1st Viscount Bryce, of Dechmont; no c; died 27 Dec. 1939...

Fabricant, Michael Louis David

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Business Finance; Education; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 234 words.

Born 12 June 1950; s of late Isaac Nathan Fabricant and of Helena (née Freed)

MP (C) Lichfield, since 1997...

Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey

Daniel Martin Dumych.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio; Information and Communication Technologies. 1117 words.

Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey (06 October 1866–22 July 1932), inventor, was born in East Bolton, Quebec, Canada, the son of Elisha Joseph Fessenden, an Anglican clergyman, and Clementina...

Giles, William George, (Bill Giles)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Business Finance; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 120 words.

OBE 1995

Born 18 Nov. 1939; s of Albert William George Giles and Florence Ellen Christina Giles; m ...

Hammarskjöld, Knut (Olof Hjalmar Åkesson)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 245 words.

Born Geneva, 16 Jan. 1922; Swedish; m Inga-Lill; four s from former marriages; died 3 Jan. 2012

Director, 1948, and Chairman, 1987–94, then Emeritus Chairman,...

Howie of Troon

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 239 words.

Born Troon, Ayrshire 2 March 1924; er s of late Peter and Annie Howie, Troon; m 1951, Mairi Margaret (d 2005), o d of late Martha and John Sanderson, Troon;...

Hughes, Howard

Tony Thomas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Film. 2291 words.

Hughes, Howard (24 December 1905–05 April 1976), aviator, manufacturer, and film producer, was born Howard Robard Hughes, Jr., in Houston, Texas, the son of Howard Robard Hughes, Sr., a...

Hunter, Sir John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Business Finance. 110 words.

KBE 1917

Born 8 Nov. 1863; m 1892, Catherine Fingland, d of late John Gardner; died 17 Oct. 1936

Chairman, The Rivet, Bolt, and Nut Co. Ltd, Glasgow;...

Kettle, Marguerite Henrietta

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts; Science and Mathematics; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Business Finance. 136 words.

MRCS Eng., LRCP Lond.

Born 1887; d of late Leopold Pam, London and Philippine Furth; m 1918, Prof. Edgar Hartley Kettle, MD, FRCP, FRS (...

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster

James Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1190 words.

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 March 1898 at 11 Radnor Place, Birkenhead, Cheshire, the only child of Edward Williams Lewis,...

Lister-Kaye, Sir John (Phillip Lister)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Education; Media Studies; Performing Arts. 278 words.

8th Bt cr 1812, of Grange, Yorks

Born 8 May 1946; s of Sir John Christopher Lister Lister-Kaye, 7th Bt and...

Mawhinney

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Social and Cultural History; Business Finance; Education; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 210 words.

Kt 1997; PC 1994

Born 26 July 1940; s of Frederick Stanley Arnot Mawhinney and Coralie Jean Mawhinney; ...

Popeil, Samuel J.

Amy Adams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Engineering and Technology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1027 words.

Popeil, Samuel J. (22 January 1915–15 July 1984), inventor and manufacturer, was born in New York City, the son of a garment worker; his parents’ names are unknown. Little else is known...

Pye, Harold John (1901–1986)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 4 words.

See Pye, William George

Pye, William George (1869–1949), scientific instrument and radio manufacturer

Rowland F. Pocock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 822 words.

Pye, William George (1869–1949), scientific instrument and radio manufacturer, was born at Battersea, London, on 27 October 1869, the eldest son and the third of the eight children of...

Schirra, Wally

Bruce J. Evensen.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online February 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Television. 1217 words.

Schirra, Wally (12 Mar. 1923–3 May 2007), astronaut, aeronautical engineer, and television commentator, was born Walter Marty Schirra, Jr. in Hackensack, New Jersey to army aviator and...

Touhig

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Business Finance; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 162 words.

Born 5 Dec. 1947; s of Michael Touhig and Catherine Touhig (née Corten); m 1968, Jennifer Hughes (d 2014); two s two d...

Turner, Dr Desmond Stanley

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Science and Mathematics; Business Finance; Media Studies; Performing Arts; Politics. 120 words.

Born 17 July 1939; s of Stanley and Elsie Turner; m 1st, 1966, Lynette Gwyn-Jones (marr. diss. 1987); one d; 2nd, 1997, Lynn Rogers