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Creighton, Edward

Christopher D. Felker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Information and Communication Technologies. 1005 words.

Creighton, Edward (31 August 1820–05 November 1874), pioneer telegraph builder, banker, and philanthropist, was born in Belmont County, Ohio (near the present town of Barnesville), the son...

Davis, Arthur Vining

Yanek Mieczkowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 1703 words.

Davis, Arthur Vining (30 May 1867–17 November 1962), industrialist, financier, and philanthropist, was born in Sharon, Massachusetts, the son of Perley B. Davis, a Congregational minister,...

Gage, Joseph Edward (c. 1687–1766), adventurer

G. Martin Murphy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; World History; Travel and Holiday. 946 words.

Gage, Joseph Edward (c. 1687–1766), adventurer, the younger son of Joseph Gage (1652–1700) and his wife, Elizabeth Penruddock (d. 1693), was born about 1687. His father, the third son of...

Girard, Stephen

Edwin J. Perkins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 807 words.

Girard, Stephen (20 May 1750–26 December 1831), merchant, banker, and philanthropist, was born in Bordeaux, France, the son of Pierre Girard, an officer in the French navy, and Odette...

Green, John Cleve

Richard Groves.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1494 words.

Green, John Cleve (04 April 1800–29 April 1875), philanthropist, railroad entrepreneur, and China trader, was born in Lawrenceville (formerly Maidenhead), New Jersey, the son of Caleb Smith...

Haggin, James Ben Ali

Patrick J. Furlong.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Banking; Business and Management. 1012 words.

Haggin, James Ben Ali (09 December 1822–12 September 1914), mine owner, land developer, and horseman, was born in Harrodsburg, Kentucky, the son of Terah Temple Haggin, a lawyer and farmer,...

Hodge, Sir Julian Stephen Alfred (1904–2004), merchant banker, businessman, and philanthropist

John Richard Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Business and Management; Banking. 2132 words.

Hodge, Sir Julian Stephen Alfred (1904–2004), merchant banker, businessman, and philanthropist, was born on 15 October 1904 at 12 Vicarage Road, Camberwell, London, the son of Alfred Hodge,...

James, Daniel Willis

Saul Engelbourg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1029 words.

James, Daniel Willis (15 April 1832–13 September 1907), merchant and philanthropist, was born in Liverpool, England, the eldest son of Daniel James, a merchant, and Elizabeth Woodbridge...

Kelly, Eugene

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 977 words.

Kelly, Eugene (25 November 1808–19 December 1894), merchant, banker, and philanthropist, was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, the son of Thomas Boye Kelly. His mother’s name and his parents’...

Kennedy, John Stewart

Saul Engelbourg.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1189 words.

Kennedy, John Stewart (04 January 1830–31 October 1909), railroad commission merchant, private banker, and philanthropist, was born in Blantyre, Scotland (near Glasgow), the son of John...

Paul, Josephine Bay

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 570 words.

Paul, Josephine Bay (10 August 1900–06 August 1962), businesswoman and philanthropist, was born Josephine Holt Perfect in Anamosa, Iowa, the daughter of Otis Lincoln Perfect, a realtor, and...

Peabody, George

William Weisberger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 1800 words.

Peabody, George (18 February 1795–04 November 1869), merchant, investment banker, and philanthropist, was born in South Danvers (now Peabody), Massachusetts, the son of Thomas Peabody, a...

Pritzker, Abram Nicholas

Fred Carstensen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Business and Management. 1265 words.

Pritzker, Abram Nicholas (06 January 1896–08 February 1986), entrepreneur and financier, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Nicholas Pritzker, a pharmacist and later a lawyer, and...

Smith, Sir John Lindsay Eric (1923–2007), banker, politician, and philanthropist

Clive Aslet.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Business and Management; Banking; UK Politics. 1814 words.

Smith, Sir John Lindsay Eric (1923–2007), banker, politician, and philanthropist, was born on 3 April 1923 at 83 Sloane Street, Chelsea, London, the eldest of three sons and second of four...

Tagore, Dwarkanath (1794–1846), businessman and philanthropist

Blair B. Kling.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online October 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Business and Management; Banking. 983 words.

Tagore, Dwarkanath (1794–1846), businessman and philanthropist, was born in Calcutta, Bengal, India, the second son of Rammani Tagore (1759–1833), police officer, and his first wife,...

Vanderbilt, William Kissam

John F. Stover.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1548 words.

Vanderbilt, William Kissam (12 December 1849–22 July 1920), railroad capitalist and sportsman, was born on a farm near New Dorp, Staten Island, New York, the son of William Henry Vanderbilt...

Winton [formerly Wertheim], Sir Nicholas George (Nicky) (1909–2015), humanitarian, stockbroker, and finance director

Caroline Sharples.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Business Finance. 1533 words.

Winton [née Wertheim], Sir Nicholas George (Nicky) (1909–2015), humanitarian, stockbroker, and finance director, was born at Stonecroft, 5 Cleve Road, West Hampstead, London, on 19 May...