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Lawson, James

Ali Lang-Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing; Literary Studies (Plays and Playwrights); Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Insurance; Journalism. 734 words.

Lawson, James (09 November 1799–24 March 1880), editor, author, and insurance broker, was born in Glasgow, Scotland, the son of James Lawson, a merchant. His mother’s identity is not known....

Harrison, Hubert Henry

Jeffrey B. Perry.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Theory; Journalism; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1892 words.

Harrison, Hubert Henry (27 April 1883–17 December 1927), black intellectual and radical political activist, was born in Concordia, St. Croix, Danish West Indies (now U.S. Virgin Islands),...