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Bagehot, Walter (1826–1877), political commentator, economist, and journalist, was born on 3 February 1826 at Langport, Somerset, the second son of Thomas Watson Bagehot (1795–1881), banker, and Edith Stuckey (1786–1870), a niece of Samuel Stuckey, founder in 1772 of Stuckey's Bank, which issued its own banknotes and enjoyed considerable prominence and respect in the west country. The first born, ...

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Crowther, Geoffrey, Baron Crowther (1907–1972), journalist and businessman, was born on 13 May 1907 at Headingley, Leeds, the eldest son of Charles Crowther (1876–1964), lecturer then professor of agricultural chemistry at the University of Leeds, and his wife, Hilda Louise Reed (d...

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Orage, Alfred Richard (1873–1934), journal editor and advocate of social credit, was born on 22 January 1873 at Dacre, near Bradford, Yorkshire, the last of four children of William Steverson Orage (d. c.1875), farmer and later head teacher at his own school at ...

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Russell, George William [pseud. A. E.] (1867–1935), journalist, poet, and agricultural economist, was born on 10 April 1867 at William Street, in the Ulster town of Lurgan, the youngest of three children of Thomas Elias Russell (1822?–1900), a bookkeeper employed by Bell & Co....

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Ward [married name Jackson], Barbara Mary, Baroness Jackson of Lodsworth (1914–1981), journalist and economist, was born on 23 May 1914 in Malton Road, Heworth, Yorkshire, the second child and only daughter of Walter Ward, a solicitor, and his wife, Teresa Mary Burge...