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Aldrich, Winthrop

Frederick J. Simonelli.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; US Politics; Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1570 words.

Aldrich, Winthrop (02 November 1885–25 February 1974), lawyer, banker, and legal and political adviser, was born Winthrop Williams Aldrich in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Nelson...

Alexander, Robert Scott [Bob], Baron Alexander of Weedon (1936–2005), barrister and banker

Michael Beloff.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1756 words.

Alexander, Robert Scott [Bob], Baron Alexander of Weedon (1936–2005), barrister and banker, was born on 5 September 1936 at 12B Kingsway West, Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire, the son...

Allan, Robert (1806–1863), advocate and banker

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 3 words.

See Allan, Thomas

Andrewes, Sir Thomas (d. 1659), financier and regicide

A. W. McIntosh.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; UK Politics; British History; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 591 words.

Andrewes, Sir Thomas (d. 1659), financier and regicide, was the son of Robert Andrewes of Feltham, Middlesex, a Plymouth adventurer and subscriber to the Massachusetts Bay Company, and his...

Butler, Sir Michael Dacres (1927–2013), diplomat and banker

David Hannay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1631 words.

Butler, Sir Michael Dacres (1927–2013), diplomat and banker, was born on 27 February 1927 in Nairobi, Kenya, the son of Thomas Dacres Butler (1884–1973), colonial administrator, and his...

Cheves, Langdon

Marion A. Brown.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1445 words.

Cheves, Langdon (17 September 1776–26 June 1857), lawyer, congressman, and financier, was born in Bull Town Fort, South Carolina, the son of Alexander Chivas (or Chivis) of Buchan,...

Davison, George Willets

Robert Stanley Herren.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1244 words.

Davison, George Willets (25 March 1872–16 June 1953), lawyer and banker, was born in Rockville Center, New York, the son of Robert Anthony Davison, a lawyer, and Emeline Sealy. Davison, a...

Dexter, Andrew, Jr.

Jane Kamensky.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online September 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Banking. 1220 words.

Dexter, Andrew, Jr. (28 March 1779–02 November 1837), attorney, financier, real estate speculator, and swindler, was the eldest child of Andrew Dexter, a Boston dry goods merchant, and Mary...

Fauntleroy, Henry (1784–1824), banker and forger

Richard Davenport-Hines.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Banking. 1104 words.

Fauntleroy, Henry (1784–1824), banker and forger, was born on 12 October 1784, probably in London, the third but eldest surviving son (of five sons and two daughters) of William Fauntleroy...

Few, William

Robert E. Wright.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; US Colonial and Revolutionary History; Colonialism and Imperialism; Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; State and Local Government. 1558 words.

Few, William (08 June 1748–16 July 1828), lawyer, politician, and banker, was born near Baltimore, Maryland, the son of William Few, a failed tobacco planter turned frontier farmer, and...

Fisk, James

Joseph M. McCarthy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1296 words.

Fisk, James (01 April 1834–07 January 1872), financial speculator, was born in Pownal, Vermont, the son of James Fisk, a country peddler; his mother’s name is unknown. He was four years old...

Fitch, James

Bruce P. Stark.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1692 words.

Fitch, James (02 August 1649–10 November 1727), Connecticut land speculator and magistrate, was born in Saybrook, Connecticut, the son of the Reverend James Fitch and Abigail Whitfield. In...

Harvey, Coin

Sandra Opdycke.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics. 1183 words.

Harvey, Coin (16 August 1851–11 February 1936), economic reformer, lawyer, and real estate investor, was born William Hope Harvey in Buffalo, West Virginia, the son of Robert Trigg Harvey...

Henderson, Richard

Noel Yancey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1258 words.

Henderson, Richard (20 April 1735–30 January 1785), land speculator, judge, and politician, was born in Hanover County, Virginia, the son of Samuel Henderson and Elizabeth Williams. Samuel...

Lanier, James Franklin Doughty

Patrick J. Furlong.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1047 words.

Lanier, James Franklin Doughty (22 November 1800–27 August 1881), lawyer and banker, was born in Washington, North Carolina, the son of Alexander Chalmers Lanier, a farmer and storekeeper,...

Lay, Ken

Dennis Wepman.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online April 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Banking. 1131 words.

Lay, Ken (15 April 1942–05 July 2006), businessman, was born Kenneth Lee Lay in Tyrone, Missouri, the son of Omer Lay, a feed store owner, traveling agricultural equipment salesman, and lay...

Leffingwell, Russell C.

William Weisberger.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1279 words.

Leffingwell, Russell C. (10 Sept. 1878–2 Oct. 1960), lawyer, financier, and federal government official, was born Russell Cornell Leffingwell in New York City to Mary Cornell Leffingwell...

Lewis, Reginald Francis

Saul Engelbourg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1355 words.

Lewis, Reginald Francis (07 December 1942–18 January 1993), arbitrager and business executive, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Clinton Lewis, a skilled worker and small...

Maverick, Samuel Augustus

Carl H. Moneyhon.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1092 words.

Maverick, Samuel Augustus (23 July 1803–02 September 1870), politician and landowner, was born in Pendleton, South Carolina, the son of Samuel Maverick, the owner of “Montpelier”...

McCloy, John Jay, Jr.

Thomas P. Wolf.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Diplomatic History; International Relations; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 2483 words.

McCloy, John Jay, Jr. (31 March 1895–11 March 1989), lawyer, banker, and diplomat, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of John Jay McCloy, a claims officer for an insurance...