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marsh

Overview page. Subjects: Biological Sciences.

A more or less permanently wet area of mineral soil (as opposed to a peaty area), typically found around the edges of a lake or on an undrained river flood-plain. Colloquially, ‘marsh’ is...

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Parker, Jane Marsh

Ali Lang-Smith.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Politics; Gender and Politics. 810 words.

Parker, Jane Marsh (16 June 1836–13 March 1913), author, was born Permelia Jenny Marsh in Milan, Dutchess County, New York, the youngest daughter of the Reverend Joseph Marsh and Sarah...

Long, Lois

Margarette R. Connor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1083 words.

Long, Lois (15 December 1901–29 July 1974), fashion critic and columnist, was born in Stamford, Connecticut, the daughter of William J. Long, a Congregationalist minister and lexicographer,...

Day, James Wentworth (1899–1983), journalist

Robert Innes-Smith.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 759 words.

Day, James Wentworth (1899–1983), journalist, was born on 21 April 1899 at Marsh House, Exning, Suffolk, the elder son of James Thomas Wentworth Day (1862–1906) of Wicken, Cambridgeshire,...

Simmons, George Henry

William K. Beatty.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Medicine and Health. 1138 words.

Simmons, George Henry (02 January 1852–01 September 1937), physician, editor, and administrator, was born in Moreton-in-Marsh, Gloucestershire, England, the son of George Simmons and Sarah...

Keating, Francis Vincent [Frank] (1937–2013), sports journalist

Rob Steen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1621 words.

Keating, Francis Vincent [Frank] (1937–2013), sports journalist, was born on 4 October 1937 at Weston Lawn nursing home, Edgar Street, Hereford, the son of Bryan John Keating (1907–1989),...

Coy, Ted

Marcia G. Synnott.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1192 words.

Coy, Ted (24 May 1888–08 September 1935), college athlete, coach, and sportswriter, was born Edward Harris Coy in Andover, Massachusetts, the son of Edward Gustin Coy, a master of Phillips...

Clarke, (Charles) Allen (1863–1935), journalist and dialect writer

Trevor Griffiths.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Education; Literature. 1911 words.

Clarke, (Charles) Allen (1863–1935), journalist and dialect writer, was born at 58 Parrot Street, Bolton, Lancashire, on 26 February 1863, the eldest of nine children of Joseph Clarke, a...

Ingalls, John James

Robert S. La Forte.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1416 words.

Ingalls, John James (29 December 1833–16 August 1900), journalist, lawyer, and U.S. senator, was born in Middletown, Massachusetts, the son of Elias Theodore Ingalls, a businessman, and...