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Francis, James Goodall (1819–1884), politician and entrepreneur in Australia, was born in London on 9 January 1819, son of Charles Francis and his wife, Anne, née Smith. In 1834 he arrived in Van Diemen's Land. He obtained work in a hosiery shop in ...

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Mackworth, Sir Humphry (1657–1727), industrial entrepreneur and politician, was born in January 1657 at Betton Strange or Grange, Little Betton, Shropshire, the second son of Thomas Mackworth (c.1628–1696), landowner, and his wife, Anne, daughter of Richard Bulkeley of Buntingsdale, Shropshire. The ...

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MacNab, Sir Allan Napier, baronet (1798–1862), politician and entrepreneur in Canada, was born on 19 February 1798 at Newark, Upper Canada (later Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario), the third and first surviving of the seven children of Lieutenant Allan MacNab, a half-pay officer formerly of the ...

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Pope, James Colledge (1826–1885), entrepreneur and politician in Canada, was born on 11 June 1826 in Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, the second son of Joseph Pope (1803–1895), a businessman and politician, and his first wife, Lucy Colledge (d. 1828). His father, a native of ...

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Whitaker, Sir Frederick (1812–1891), entrepreneur and premier of New Zealand, the eldest son of Frederick Whitaker, deputy lieutenant of Oxfordshire, and his wife, Susanna Humfrey, was born on 23 April 1812 at Manor House, Bampton, Oxfordshire. In 1839, soon after he had qualified as a solicitor, he emigrated to ...