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John James

Overview page. Subjects: Architecture.

 (c.1673–1746) English architect.

He became a master carpenter and from 1701 designed a number of houses. As Hawksmoor’s associate, he worked at Greenwich (1705–46), and on four...

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James, John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; Contemporary Art; 20th-Century Art. 60 words.

British, 20th – 21st century, male.

Born 1947.

Painter. Urban landscapes, landscapes.

In 1968, John James studied at the Ravensbourne School of Art. He has taken...

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James, John

H. Diack Johnstone.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Baroque Music. 562 words.

[Jack]

(d London, c1745). English organist and composer. Having unsuccessfully competed for various London church jobs, on 12 March 1730 James was elected to the organist's post...

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James, John (1760–1786)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches. 3 words.

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James, John (d. 1772)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 3 words.

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James, Peter John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies; Performing Arts. 369 words.

Born Hove 22 Aug. 1948; s of John James and Cornelia James (née Katz)

author

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Hinchcliff, John James (1805)

Edited by Stephen Bury.

in Benezit Dictionary of British Graphic Artists and Illustrators

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Graphic Design and Typography. 53 words.

The son of the sculptor John Elley Hinchliff, John James Hinchliff specialised in engravings of landscapes. The best known are

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James, Christopher John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 134 words.

Born 20 March 1932; s of John Thomas Walters James, MC and Cicely Hilda James; m 1958, Elizabeth Marion Cicely Thomson; one s one d...null...

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James, John Christopher Urmston

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Hobbies, Games, Arts and Crafts; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 223 words.

OBE 2003

Born 22 June 1937; s of John Urmston James and Ellen Irene James; m 1st, 1959, Gillian...

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James, Simon John

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 84 words.

Born Plymouth 24 Jan. 1966; s of Comdr David John Dicks James, RN and Anne James; m 1991, Dawn Hilditch; one s one d

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Angell-James, John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 397 words.

CBE 1967; MD, FRCP, FRCS

Born 23 Aug. 1901; s of Dr John Angell James, MRCS, LRCP and Emily Cormell (née Ashwin), Bristol; m 1930, Evelyn Miriam Everard (...

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James, Sir David John

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literature; Publishing. 230 words.

Kt 1959; Hon. LLD Univ. of Wales, 1957

Born 13 May 1887; s of John and Catherine James; m 1924, Grace Lily (d 1963...

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Crawford, James or John

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art; 18th-Century Art. 38 words.

British, 18th – 19th century, male.

Active in London.

Painter.

It is not clear whether James and John Crawford were two different artists or one person who...

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Oddy, Sir John James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 52 words.

Kt 1916

Born 24 Feb. 1867; s of James Oddy; m 1892, Marion, d of John Ambler, Bradford; one d; died 20 Feb. 1921

mohair spinner and manufacturer

Le...

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Cowperthwaite, Sir John James

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Business Finance. 99 words.

KBE 1968 (OBE 1960); CMG 1964

Born 25 April 1915; s of late John James Cowperthwaite and Jessie Wemyss Barron Jarvis Cowperthwaite; m 1941, Sheila Mary, d of...

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James, John Wells

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 20th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; Art of the United States. 41 words.

American, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 22 February 1873, in Brooklyn (New York City); died 1951, in France.

Painter.

John Wells James was a pupil of James...

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Piatt, John James

Robert L. Gale.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets); Literature; Literary Studies (Fiction, Novelists, and Prose Writers); Diplomatic History; International Relations. 1129 words.

Piatt, John James (01 March 1835–16 February 1917), author and diplomat, was born at James’ Mills (later Milton), in Dearborn (now Ohio) County, Indiana, the son of John Bear Piatt and...

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Creswell, John Angel James

Brooks D. Simpson.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 625 words.

Creswell, John Angel James (18 November 1828–23 December 1891), lawyer and politician, was born in Port Deposit, Maryland, the son of John G. Creswell and Rebecca E. Webb. In 1848 he...

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Wilson, John James

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Painting; 19th-Century Art. 760 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1818, in London; died 30 January 1875, in Folkestone.

Painter. Landscapes, waterscapes, seascapes.

John James Wilson was the son...

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Hinchcliff, John James

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; Sculpture and Carving; 19th-Century Art. 50 words.

British, 19th century, male.

Born 1805; died 1875, in Walton-by-Clevedon.

Engraver.

The son of the sculptor John Elley Hinchliff, John James Hinchliff specialised...

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Hickman, John James

David M. Fahey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1080 words.

Hickman, John James (26 May 1839–29 April 1902), temperance reformer, was born in Lexington, Kentucky, the son of James L. Hickman. His mother’s name is unknown. When his father died, the...

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