Robert Hunter

ROBERT HUNTER: of Ipswich, Massachusetts, was a freeman October 7, 1640. His wife, Mary, was mentioned in his will, dated 1647, but no children. Another Robert Hunter, of Ipswich, had several children. Thomas the eldest died in 1687. It is believed that Thomas Hunter, of Marblehead, 1653, was his son. Another Thomas was in Springfield, …

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William L. Hunter

WILLIAM L. HUNTER: a distinguished member of the family in America, died at Newport, Rhode Island, in 1849, aged seventy-five. He graduated at Brown University in 1791. He was admitted to the bar, at Newport, at the age of twenty-one. In 1799 he entered the State Legislature, and served at various times until 1811, when …

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George Orby Hunter

GEORGE ORBY HUNTER: (1773?-1843), translator of Byron into French, was probably the English officer of the name who was appointed Ensign in the old 100th Foot in 1783, pro moted Lieutenant in the 7th Royal Fusilers in 1785, and after holding the adjutancy of the latter corps for a few years, sold out of the …

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Philip Vassar Hunter

PHILIP VASSAR HUNTER: C.B.E., M.I.E.E.; Electrical Engineer; Joint Manager of Callender’s Cable and Construction Co., Ltd.; b. 1883; s. of J. Hunter of Emneth Hunter, Norfolk; m. 1904, Helen Maud, dau. of Charles Golder, Finchley; two dau. Educ.: Wisbech Grammar School; Faraday House. Pupil to Willans and Robinson, Ltd., Rogby; Gordon Briant, M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer …

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Sir John Mark Somers Hunter

SIR JOHN MARK SOMERS HUNTER: Kt., cr. 1923; M.A.; D.Lit.; formerly Director of Public Instruction, Burma; b. 1865; s. of late Rev. Joseph William Hunter, formerly Rector of Chid dingfold, Surrey, and Jessie Collymore Hunter; m. 1896 Isabella Mary, dau. of late Richard Laffan, J.P., of Cloverfield, Co. Limerick; one dau.; educ.: Denstone College, Staffs.: …

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John Hunter

H164 JOHN HUNTER: married 1680. H165 JAMES HUNTER: married 1722. H166 JAMES HUNTER: b. 1816. H167 SIR CHARLES HUGHES HUNTER: created Baronet 1910. H168 SIR WILLIAM BLAKELEY HUGHES HUNTER. Motto: Dum Spero Spero.

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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Thomas Hunter

THOMAS HUNTER: (1712-1777), author, eldest son of William Hunter, born at Kendal, Westmoreland, and baptised there on 30 March 1712, was educated at the Kendal Grammar School, and matriculated at Queen’s College, Oxford, on 2 July 1734. In 1737, he was elected master of the Blackburn Grammar School, and was subsequently appointed curate of Balderstone, …

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Peter Hunter

PETER HUNTER: British soldier, b. in Scotland in 1746, d. in Quebec 21 August, 1805. He entered the army, and had attained the rank of Lieutenant-General when he was appointed in 1799 to administer the government of Upper Canada, succeeding Lord Semcoe, and made Commander in Chief of the forces in Canada. He was eminently …

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William Boyd Hunter

WILLIAM BOYD HUNTER: lawyer, economist; b. Ponca, Neb., Apr. 1, 1876; s. William Hugh and Annie (Armstrong) Hunter; B.Sc., U. of Neb., 1897, A.M., 1898; unmarried. Statistical expert, Bur. of Census, 1900-04, and in charge of methods and results, 1903-04; Economist in charge investigations of monopolies, restraint of trade, and unfair methods of competition, Bur. …

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Biographical Sketch of William Ross Hunter

Hunter, William Ross; contractor; born, Gillardsport, Pa., Oct. 24, 1869; son of Joseph and Lucinda Dukate Hunter; common school education at Masontown, Pa.; married, Masontown, Pa., Jan. 1, 1902, Haddie May Willard; three children; plastering contractor; has worked at the business for 25 years, served apprenticeship under his father; aim has always been to please …

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Anne Hunter

ANNE HUNTER: (1742-1821), poetess, eldest daughter of Robert Home, surgeon, and sister of Sir Everard Home (q.v.); married in July 1771, John Hunter (q.v.) the great surgeon. Be fore her marriage she had gained some note as a lyrical poetess, her “Flower of the Forest” appearing in “The Lark,” an Edinburgh periodical, in 1765. Her …

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