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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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founders’ shares

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 22 words.

Shares issued to the founders of a company. They often have special rights to dividends. See also deferred ordinary share...

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Byrne [née Lawrence], Nona Georgette (1922–2012), building society founder

Judy Slinn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business and Management; Banking. 907 words.

Byrne [née Lawrence], Nona Georgette (1922–2012), building society founder, was born on 10 September 1922 at The Cottage, Greenford, Middlesex, the youngest child in the family of five...

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Knight, Robert (1675–1744), financier and a founder of the South Sea Company

Stuart Handley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 2099 words.

Knight, Robert (1675–1744), financier and a founder of the South Sea Company, was born on 30 November 1675 and baptized on 10 December 1675 at St Mildred, Bread Street, London, the fourth...

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Duncan, Henry (1774–1846), Church of Scotland minister and savings bank founder

Rosemary Mitchell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Banking; Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 1329 words.

Duncan, Henry (1774–1846), Church of Scotland minister and savings bank founder, was born at Lochrutton, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 8 October 1774, the third son of the minister George Duncan...

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Blunt, Sir John, first baronet (bap. 1665, d. 1733), financier and a founder of the South Sea Company

Howard Erskine-Hill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 1345 words.

Blunt, Sir John, first baronet (bap. 1665, d. 1733), financier and a founder of the South Sea Company, son of Thomas Blunt, a Baptist shoemaker of Rochester, Kent, and Isabella, daughter of...

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Marcus, Bernard Kent

Jon R. Moen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1076 words.

Marcus, Bernard Kent (1890?–16 July 1954), banker, was born in New York City, the son of Joseph S. Marcus, the founder of the Bank of United States, and Celia Cowen. Marcus graduated from...

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Fraser, (William) Lionel (1895–1965), merchant banker

Richard Roberts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1034 words.

Fraser, (William) Lionel (1895–1965), merchant banker, was born on 15 June 1895 in London, the second of the four children of Harry Fraser and his wife, Alice, née Barnard (d. 1949). His...

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Crossley, Sir Julian Stanley (1899–1971), banker

Margaret Ackrill.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1055 words.

Crossley, Sir Julian Stanley (1899–1971), banker, was born on 3 January 1899 in Halifax, Yorkshire, the son of Charles Wheatley Crossley, and his wife, Caroline Smedley Marsden Smedley. His...

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Kleinwort, Sir Alexander Drake, first baronet (1858–1935), merchant banker

Jehanne Wake.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1058 words.

Kleinwort, Sir Alexander Drake, first baronet (1858–1935), merchant banker, was born on 17 October 1858 at The Avenue, Grove Hill, in Camberwell, London, the second son and fourth child of...

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Morgan, Junius Spencer (1813–1890), merchant banker

Kathleen Burk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1752 words.

Morgan, Junius Spencer (1813–1890), merchant banker, was born on 14 April 1813 in West Springfield, Connecticut, USA, the third child and only son of Joseph Morgan (1780–1847), farmer,...

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Morgan, Junius Spencer, Sr.

Stephen Salsbury.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1402 words.

Morgan, Junius Spencer, Sr. (14 April 1813–08 April 1890), merchant banker, was born in West Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of Joseph Morgan, a farmer and investor, and Sarah Spencer....

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Merrill, Charles Edward

Larry Schweikart.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking. 1270 words.

Merrill, Charles Edward (19 October 1885–06 October 1956), investor and founder of Merill Lynch securities brokerage house, was born in Green Cove Springs, Florida, the son of Charles...

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The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis

John Goddard and John O. S. Wilson.

in Banking

December 2016; p ublished online December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Banking. 5188 words.

‘The global financial crisis and the Eurozone sovereign debt crisis’ describes the chain of events in the US financial crisis that then triggered the Eurozone banking collapse. It outlines...

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member of a company

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 46 words.

A shareholder of a company whose name is entered in the *register of members. Founder members (see founders’ shares...

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deferred ordinary share

Jonathan Law.

in A Dictionary of Finance and Banking

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Social Sciences; Economics. 75 words.

1. A type of ordinary share, formerly often issued to founder members of a company, in which dividends are only paid after all other types of ordinary share have been paid....

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Hoare, Henry (1705–1785), banker and patron of art

Victoria Hutchings.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Financial Aspects of Art; Banking. 1021 words.

Hoare, Henry (1705–1785), banker and patron of art, was born on 7 July 1705, the eldest son of Henry Hoare (1677–1725), banker, and his wife, Jane (d. 1741), daughter of Sir William Benson...

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Cornell, Ezra

Edward L. Lach, Jr..

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Business and Management. 1638 words.

Cornell, Ezra (11 January 1807–09 December 1874), entrepreneur and founder of Cornell University, was born at Westchester Landing (now the Bronx), New York, the son of Elijah Cornell, a...

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Grace, William Russell

Lawrence A. Clayton.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; State and Local Government; Banking. 1416 words.

Grace, William Russell (10 May 1832–21 March 1904), founder of W. R. Grace & Co. and twice mayor of New York City, founder of W. R. Grace & Co. and twice mayor of New York City, was born...

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Yeatman, James Erwin

Bernard A. Cook.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1199 words.

Yeatman, James Erwin (27 August 1818–07 July 1901), banker and philanthropist, was born in Bedford County, Tennessee, the son of Thomas Yeatman, a well-to-do banker and foundry owner, and...

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Rosenwald, Julius

Milton Goldin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1145 words.

Rosenwald, Julius (12 August 1862–06 January 1932), executive and philanthropist, was born in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Samuel Rosenwald, a clothing merchant, and Augusta...

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