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William Hunter M.D.

WILLIAM HUNTER: M.D., (1755-1812), orientalist, was born at Montrose in 1755, and was educated at the Marischal College and University at Aberdeen, where he took the degree of M.A. in 1777. He began his career with mechanical contrivances, and an improvement of the screw invented by him was dignified by notice in the “Philosophical Transactions” …

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Family of Robert Cook of Brockton, Massachusetts

Robert Cook, president of the well-known B. E. Jones Company, of Brockton, Mass., has devoted himself during his entire life to a study of the dry goods business, beginning as a boy in his native Scotland, and never deviating from his chosen work until now, in the prime of life, he stands, through his own industry, integrity and ability, as president of a concern of vast proportions. Mr. Cook was born Oct. 14, 1857, in East Lothian, Scotland, son of Alexander and Jane (Hunter) Cook, and great-grandson of William Cook, who was born in England and removed to Scotland, there passing the remainder of his life. He was a farmer, as was also Mr. Cook’s father.

George William Hunter

GEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER: biologist; b. Mamaroneck, N.Y., Apr. 7,1873; s. of George William and Emma Louise (Cartwright) Hunter; A.B., Williams, 1895, A.M., 1896; Fellow in Zoology, U. of Chicago, 1896-98; post grad. work and lecturer in methods of teaching Nature Study and Biology, N.Y. University 1907-14, Ph.D., 1918; m. Emily Isabel Jobbins of N.Y. City, …

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Hunter, George Leland

GEORGE LELAND HUNTER: author; b. Bellingham, Mass. May 8, 1867; grad. Phillips Exeter Acad., N.H., 1885; A.B., Harvard 1889; m. Esther Kennedy Boardman, Pittsburgh March 24, 1913. Writer, lecturer on tapestries and other decorative subjects; decorative author: new edit. “New Internat. Ency.,” 1914. Clubs: University (Chicago), Harvard New York City. Author: “Tapestries. Their Origin, History …

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Thomas Hunter

THOMAS HUNTER: M.P. (S. Fein), N.E. Cork, Dec. 1918-22. Dail for East and Northeast Co. Cork, 1921-22. Address: Castletown-roche Co. Cork.

William Hunter

WILLIAM HUNTER: was Assistant Secretary of the State. His son, Lieut. H. C. Hunter, of the United States Navy, died at Barcelona, Spain, in 1873. Revolutionary officers of the name are Alexander, Daniel, Ephriam and James, of Pennsylvania; David of South Carolina; James of North Carolina; Andrew of New Jersey; Elijah and John, of New …

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John Hunter

JOHN HUNTER: Senator, b. in S. Carolina about 1760. He received an academic education, engaged in agriculture, and in 1792 was elected to Congress serving till 1795. He was elected United States Senator from South Carolina in 1796 in place of Pierce Butler who had resigned and served from February 1797 till 1798, when he …

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Hunter, Robert

ROBERT HUNTER: (fl. 1750-1780), portrait painter, a native of Ulster, studied under the elder Pope, and had a considerable practice in Dublin about the middle of the eighteenth cen tury. He modelled his tone of colouring on the painting of old masters. His portraits were excellent likenesses, if not of the first rank in painting. …

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Lt.-Col. Charles Finlayson Hunter

LT.-COL. CHARLES FINLAYSON HUNTER: D.S.O. 1916; late 4th Dragoon Guards; b. 1880; y.s. of James Hunter of Glenapp, Ballantrae, Ayrshire; educ.: Repton. Joined 4th Dragoon Guards 1899; Adjutant Pembroke Yeomanry, 1905-09; served European War with 4th Dragoon Guards, 1914-18; D.A.A.G. Headquarters I.E.C., 1916, (despatches 4 times); Legion D’Honneur, D.S.O., Bt. Lt. Col.; D.A.A.G. Headquarters L. …

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Alexander Hunter, M.D.

ALEXANDER HUNTER: M.D. (1729-1809), physician born at Edinburgh in 1729, was eldest son of a druggist. He was sent to the grammar school at ten, and at fifteen to the university, where he remained until he was twenty-one, having devoted the last three years to medicine. He spent the next year or two studying in …

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