Horne, Sir William Cornelius Van (1843–1915), railway builder and financier in Canada, was born on 3 February 1843 at Chelsea, Will county, Illinois, USA, the eldest son of Cornelius Covenhoven Van Horne, lawyer, and his second wife, Mary Minier Richards. His father's ancestors had emigrated from the ...
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Kinder, Thomas William (1817–1884), engineer and director of the Japanese imperial mint, was born on 10 November 1817 in London (he was baptized at St Andrew's, Holborn), the elder of two sons, and second child, of Thomas Kinder, a prosperous coachmaker of ...
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Mackenzie, Sir William (1849–1923), Canadian railway builder and financier, was born in Eldon township, Victoria County, Upper Canada (now Ontario), on 30 October 1849, the fifth son of John Mackenzie, farmer, and his wife, Mary, daughter of John Maclaughlin, who had come after their marriage from ...
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Monson, Sir John, second baronet (1599–1683), politician and financier of fen drainage, was born in St Sepulchre, London, the eldest son of Sir Thomas Monson, first baronet (1563/4–1641), of South Carlton in Lincolnshire, and his wife, Margaret (1569–1630), daughter of Sir Edmund Anderson...
Pam, Albert Samuel (1875–1955), natural historian and financier, was born on 26 June 1875 at Clapham, London, eldest of three sons of Leopold Pam (1838–1909), merchant and rentier, and his wife, Philippine (1851–1938), who had Anglicized her Austrian maiden name of Fürth (or Fuerth)...
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Wilshaw, Sir Edward (1879–1968), company manager and financier, was born on 3 June 1879 at Limehouse, London, the elder son of William George Wilshaw, a clerk with Fletcher's Dry Dock, and later its chairman and managing director, and his wife, Amelia Sewell.