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Douglas, James Green (1887–1954), Irish senator and businessman, was born in Dublin on 11 July 1887, the first son and the first of nine children of John Douglas (1861–1931), originally of Grange, co. Tyrone, who owned an outfitter's and drapery business at 17–19a Wexford Street, Dublin...

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Howland, Sir William Pearce (1811–1907), businessman and politician in Canada, was born at Pawling, New York, on 29 May 1811, the son of Jonathan Howland, a descendant of Henry Howland, a Quaker who migrated to New England in 1621, and his wife, Lydia Pearce...

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Taylor, Thomas Johnston [Tom], Baron Taylor of Gryfe (1912–2001), businessman and public servant, was born on 27 April 1912 at 52 Lambhill Street, Glasgow, the son of John Sharp Taylor (d. 1915), engine fitter and organizing secretary of the Independent Labour Party...