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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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Lewis, (John) Saunders (1893–1985), writer and a founder of the Welsh Nationalist Party

Harri Pritchard-Jones.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Literature. 2893 words.

Lewis, (John) Saunders (1893–1985), writer and a founder of the Welsh Nationalist Party, was born on 15 October 1893 at 61 Falkland Road, Poulton-cum-Seacombe, Wallasey, Cheshire, the...

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Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru

Hazel Walford Davies.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; Education; Ethnic Politics. 1448 words.

Edwards, Sir Ifan ab Owen (1895–1970), educationist and founder of Urdd Gobaith Cymru, was born on 25 July 1895 at Tremaran, Llanuwchllyn, Merioneth, the second of the three children (the...

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Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians

Doreen Berger.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Social and Cultural History; Welfare and Poverty; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics. 839 words.

Alex, (Edward) Ephraim (1800–1882), founder of the Jewish Board of Guardians, was born on 12 December 1800 in St Katherine in the City of London. He was the eldest surviving son of Solomon...

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Holmes, Ernest Shurtleff

Dell deChant.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics. 1018 words.

Holmes, Ernest Shurtleff (21 January 1887–07 April 1960), founder of Religious Science (a New Thought religious movement), founder of Religious Science (a New Thought religious movement),...

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Sandeman, Robert

David W. Kling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics. 1427 words.

Sandeman, Robert (29 April 1718–02 April 1771), founder of the Sandemanian churches in New England, was born in Perth, Scotland, the son of David Sandeman and Margaret Ramsay. His father...

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Rogers, John

Thomas W. Jodziewicz.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics. 853 words.

Rogers, John (01 December 1648–17 October 1721), founder of the Rogerenes, was born in Milford, Connecticut, the son of James Rogers, a miller and landowner, and Elizabeth Rowland. By the...

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Simpson, Albert Benjamin

David E. Kucharsky.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics. 855 words.

Simpson, Albert Benjamin (15 December 1843–29 October 1919), founder of the Christian and Missionary Alliance, was born in Bayview, Prince Edward Island, Canada, the son of James Simpson...

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Hopkins, Emma Curtis

Dell deChant.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics. 916 words.

Hopkins, Emma Curtis (02 September 1849–08 April 1925), founder of the New Thought religious movement, was born in Killingly, Connecticut, the daughter of Rufus Curtis, a real estate agent,...

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Winebrenner, John

William H. Brackney.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics. 932 words.

Winebrenner, John (25 March 1797–12 September 1860), founder of the General Eldership of the Churches of God in North America, was born in Walkersville, Maryland, the son of Philip...

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Gottheil, Richard James Horatio

Marianne Sanua.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Education. 1532 words.

Gottheil, Richard James Horatio (13 October 1862–22 May 1936), professor and founder of the American Zionist movement, was born in Manchester, England, the son of Gustav Gottheil, a rabbi,...

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Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler

Robert S. Ellwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mysticism; Ethnic Politics. 994 words.

Ballard, Edna Anne Wheeler (25 June 1886–10 February 1971), and Guy Warren Ballard (28 July 1878–29 December 1939), controversial founders of the "I Am" movement, controversial founders of...

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Simmons, William Joseph

Mark N. Morris.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Race and Politics. 1202 words.

Simmons, William Joseph (06 May 1880–18 May 1945), founder and imperial wizard of the modern Ku Klux Klan, was born in Harpersville, Alabama, the son of Calvin Henry Simmons, a physician,...

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Hubbard, L. Ron

James R. Lewis.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Alternative Belief Systems; Ethnic Politics. 1124 words.

Hubbard, L. Ron (13 March 1911–24 January 1986), writer and founder of Dianetics and Scientology, was born Lafayette Ronald Hubbard in Tilden, Nebraska, the son of Harry Ross Hubbard, an...

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Harris, Thomas Lake

Mary Farrell Bednarowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Ethnic Politics. 1356 words.

Harris, Thomas Lake (15 May 1823–23 March 1906), poet, writer, and founder of a religious community, was born in Fenny Stratford, England, the son of Thomas Harris, a grocer and auctioneer,...

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Jansson, Eric

Scott Cormode.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1359 words.

Jansson, Eric (19 December 1808–13 May 1850), founder of the Janssonist religious sect and Bishop Hill utopian community, was born in Biskopskulla, Sweden, the son of Johannes Mattson, a...

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Randall, Benjamin

Scott Flipse.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Ethnic Politics. 1259 words.

Randall, Benjamin (07 February 1749–22 October 1808), clergyman and one of the founders of the American Freewill Baptist sect, was born in New Castle, New Hampshire, the son of William...

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Tingley, Katherine Augusta Westcott

Robert S. Ellwood.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Philosophy of Religion; Ethnic Politics. 808 words.

Tingley, Katherine Augusta Westcott (06 July 1847–11 July 1929), founder of the utopian Point Loma Theosophical community in San Diego, California, was born in Newbury, Massachusetts, the...

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Cohen, Sir Benjamin Louis, first baronet (1844–1909), politician and Jewish communal leader

Sharman Kadish.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics and Law; Judaism and Jewish Studies; Ethnic Politics; UK Politics. 1090 words.

Cohen, Sir Benjamin Louis, first baronet (1844–1909), politician and Jewish communal leader, was born on 18 November 1844 at South Street, Finsbury, London, the eighth of nine surviving...

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Spencer, Peter

Lewis V. Baldwin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Ethnic Politics. 1066 words.

Spencer, Peter ( February 1782– July 1843), founder of the Union Church of Africans, was born a slave in Kent County, Maryland. Much of his early life is shrouded in obscurity. There is no...

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White, Alma Bridwell

Larry Eskridge.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Ethnic Politics; Christian Churches and Denominations; Christian Institutions and Organizations. 1545 words.

White, Alma Bridwell (16 June 1862–26 June 1946), evangelist and founder of the Pillar of Fire denomination, was born Mollie Alma Bridwell in Lewis County, Kentucky, the daughter of William...

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