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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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Marsh, Charles Wesley

Henry C. Dethloff.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Engineering and Technology. 711 words.

Marsh, Charles Wesley (22 March 1834–09 November 1918), inventor and manufacturer of a harvesting machine, was born on a farm in Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada, the son of Samuel...

Britten, Alan Edward Marsh

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 239 words.

CBE 2003

Born 26 Feb. 1938; s of late Robert Harry Marsh Britten and Helen Marjorie (née Goldson); m 1967, Judith Clare Akerman; two d; died 25 Aug. 2016...

Rice, William Marsh

Kathleen Much.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1209 words.

Rice, William Marsh (14 March 1816–23 September 1900), merchant and founder of Rice University, was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, the son of David Rice, the inspector of the...

Marsh, Richard William, Baron Marsh (1928–2011), politician and businessman

Philip Carter.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1667 words.

Marsh, Richard William, Baron Marsh (1928–2011), politician and businessman, was born on 14 March 1928 at 41 Rolleston Street, Swindon, Wiltshire, the only child of William Marsh, coremaker...

Marsh, Nevill Francis

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Science and Mathematics. 169 words.

CBE 1969

Born 13 Aug. 1907; m 1st, 1935, Betty Hide (decd); one s one d; 2nd, 1989, Gillian Hodnett; died 12 March 2004

Director-General, St John Ambulance,...

de Graffenried, Mary Clare

Julia Walsh.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1035 words.

de Graffenried, Mary Clare (19 May 1849–26 April 1921), labor investigator, was born in Macon, Georgia, the daughter of Colonel William Kirkland de Graffenried, a lawyer, and Mary Holt...

Evans, Thomas (1742–1784), bookseller

James E. Tierney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Publishing. 575 words.

Evans, Thomas (1742–1784), bookseller, left no record of his parents or origin. He was apprenticed in London in 1757 for £40 to Charles Marsh, whose shop was registered as in St...

Thomasson, Thomas (1808–1876), cotton manufacturer

A. C. Howe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 928 words.

Thomasson, Thomas (1808–1876), cotton manufacturer, was born on 6 December 1808 at Turton, near Bolton, Lancashire, the second son of John Thomasson (1776–1837), a cotton manufacturer, and...

Weems, Mason Locke

Don Armentrout.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Biographical Studies. 1326 words.

Weems, Mason Locke (11 October 1759–23 May 1825), Episcopal priest, writer, and book agent, was born at “Marshes Seat,” near Herring Bay, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the son of David...

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician

Andrew Thrush.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; UK Politics. 3468 words.

Abbot, Sir Maurice (1565–1642), merchant and politician, was born on 2 November 1565 and baptized three days later at Holy Trinity Church, Guildford, the fifth of the six sons of Maurice...

Hartley, William (1857–1924), showman and medicine vendor

William Schupbach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Performing Arts; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Pharmacology. 881 words.

Hartley, William (1857–1924), showman and medicine vendor, was born on 8 August 1857 at Marsh Southowram, near Halifax, Yorkshire, the son of Alfred Hartley, described as a flag facer, and...

Gossage, William (1799–1877), chemical manufacturer

Frank Greenaway.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Industrial Chemistry; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 581 words.

Gossage, William (1799–1877), chemical manufacturer, was born on 12 May 1799 in Burgh-le-Marsh, Lincolnshire, the youngest of thirteen children of Thomas Gossage and his wife, Eleanor. He...

Wisner, Henry

Robert Ernst.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; US Politics. 1173 words.

Wisner, Henry (1720–04 March 1790), revolutionary powder maker and legislator, was born in Goshen, New York, the son of Hendrick Wisner and Mary Shaw, farmers. As a farm boy, Henry had...