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Allen, Norman Percy (1903–1972), metallurgist

P. B. Hirsch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 891 words.

Allen, Norman Percy (1903–1972), metallurgist, was born in Wrexham, north Wales, on 5 June 1903, the fifth of ten children, seven girls and three boys, of Sidney Edward Allen, an accountant...

Andrews, Thomas (1847–1907), metallurgist and ironmaster

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 708 words.

Andrews, Thomas (1847–1907), metallurgist and ironmaster, was born at 19 Carver Street, Sheffield, on 16 February 1847, the only son of Thomas Andrews and his wife, Mary Bolsover. Thomas...

Atkinson, Stephen (fl. 1586–1619), metallurgist

Leslie Owen Tyson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 568 words.

Atkinson, Stephen (fl. 1586–1619), metallurgist, whose early life is not documented, was a native of London. After serving an apprenticeship to Francis Tiver, a refiner of gold and silver,...

Austen, Sir William Chandler Roberts- (1843–1902), metallurgist

T. E. James.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 1147 words.

Austen, Sir William Chandler Roberts- (1843–1902), metallurgist, was born at Kennington, Surrey, on 3 March 1843, the eldest son of George Roberts, of Welsh descent, who worked for the...

Becket, Frederick Mark

Stephen H. Cutcliffe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion. 1192 words.

Becket, Frederick Mark (11 January 1875–01 December 1942), industrial electrometallurgist, was born in Montreal, Canada, the son of Robert Anderson Becket, a businessman, and Anne Wilson....

Brearley, Harry (1871–1948), metallurgist

Geoffrey Tweedale.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 930 words.

Brearley, Harry (1871–1948), metallurgist, was born on 18 February 1871 at 23 Spital Street, Sheffield, the youngest of five sons and the eighth of nine children of John Brearley,...

Campbell, William

Bruce E. Seely.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion. 1130 words.

Campbell, William (24 June 1876–16 December 1936), metallurgist, was born in Gateshead-on-Tyne, England, the son of Thomas Campbell and his American-born wife, Franciska Albrecht,...

Carpenter, Sir (Henry Cort) Harold (1875–1940), metallurgist

C. H. Desch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 680 words.

Carpenter, Sir (Henry Cort) Harold (1875–1940), metallurgist, was born at Clifton, Bristol, on 6 February 1875, the second son of William Lant Carpenter, engineer, of Bristol, and his wife,...

Cullen, William (1867–1948), chemist and metallurgist

L. A. Jordan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 817 words.

Cullen, William (1867–1948), chemist and metallurgist, was born at Shettleston, Glasgow, on 18 May 1867, the son of William Cullen and his wife, Margaret Johnston, of Uddingston, Glasgow....

Desch, Cecil Henry (1874–1958), metallurgist

J. Nutting.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 596 words.

Desch, Cecil Henry (1874–1958), metallurgist, was born at 99 Hemingford Road, Islington, London, on 7 September 1874, the eldest child in the family of two sons and one daughter of Henry...

Finniston, Sir (Harold) Montague [Monty] (1912–1991), metallurgist and businessman

Geoffrey Goodman.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Business and Management; Medicinal Chemistry. 3714 words.

Finniston, Sir (Harold) Montague [Monty] (1912–1991), metallurgist and businessman, was born at 26 Aikenhead Road, Govanhill, Glasgow, on 15 August 1912, the eldest child in the family of...

Fowler, Sir Henry (1870–1938), mechanical engineer and metallurgist

George W. Carpenter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Medicinal Chemistry. 760 words.

Fowler, Sir Henry (1870–1938), mechanical engineer and metallurgist, was born in Port Street, Bengeworth, Evesham, Worcestershire, on 29 July 1870, the eldest son of Henry Fowler,...

Gilchrist, Percy Carlyle (1851–1935), metallurgist

W. H. Brock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 541 words.

Gilchrist, Percy Carlyle (1851–1935), metallurgist, was born in Lyme Regis on 27 December 1851, the elder son (there were also two daughters) of Alexander Gilchrist (1828–1861), barrister...

Gowland, William (1842–1922), metallurgist and archaeologist

M. C. Curthoys.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; Archaeology; Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Science and Mathematics; Physics. 1454 words.

Gowland, William (1842–1922), metallurgist and archaeologist, was born in South Durham Street, Sunderland, co. Durham, on 16 December 1842, the elder of two sons of George Thompson Gowland...

Grant, James Benton

Timothy R. Mahoney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; US Politics; State and Local Government. 1176 words.

Grant, James Benton (02 January 1848–01 November 1911), metallurgist and governor of Colorado, was born in Russell County, Alabama, the son of Thomas McDonough Grant, a physician and owner...

Hadfield, Sir Robert Abbott, baronet (1858–1940), metallurgist and steel maker

C. H. Desch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Medicinal Chemistry. 1506 words.

Hadfield, Sir Robert Abbott, baronet (1858–1940), metallurgist and steel maker, was born in the Vestry Hall, Hilltop, Attercliffe, near Sheffield, on 28 November 1858. He was the only son...

Harris, John Edwin [Jack] (1932–2009), metallurgist and science writer

Ian Crossland.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; History of Science and Technology; Medicinal Chemistry. 999 words.

Harris, John Edwin [Jack] (1932–2009), metallurgist and science writer, was born on 2 June 1932 at Oak Cottage, Penhow, near Chepstow, Monmouthshire, the elder son of John Frederick (Fred)...

Haynes, Elwood

William E. Worthington.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Engineering and Technology; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1271 words.

Haynes, Elwood (14 October 1857–13 April 1925), inventor, metallurgist, and automobile manufacturer, was born in Portland, Indiana, the son of Jacob March Haynes, a judge and banker, and...

Holley, Alexander Lyman

Stephen H. Cutcliffe.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion. 1992 words.

Holley, Alexander Lyman (20 July 1832–29 January 1882), technical writer and consulting metallurgical engineer, was born in Lakeville, Connecticut, the son of Alexander Hamilton Holley, a...

Honeycombe, Sir Robert William Kerr (1921–2007), metallurgist

H. K. D. H. Bhadeshia.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion; Medicinal Chemistry. 1264 words.

Honeycombe, Sir Robert William Kerr (1921–2007), metallurgist, was born on 2 May 1921 in Elsternwick, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, the son of William Honeycombe (1881–1962), accountant,...