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Huntington, Henry Edwards(Encyclopedia)Huntington, Henry Edwards, 1850–1927, American financier, b. Oneonta, N.Y. He was prominent in railroad and other enterprises. Until the death of his uncle, Collis P. Huntington, the two were busine...
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery(Encyclopedia)Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery: see Huntington, Henry Edwards.
Huntington Library and Art Gallery(Encyclopedia)Huntington Library and Art Gallery: see Huntington, Henry Edwards.
Huntington, Collis Potter(Encyclopedia)Huntington, Collis Potter, 1821–1900, American railroad builder, b. near Torrington, Conn. A storekeeper of Oneonta, N.Y., before he went West in the gold rush of 1849, he became a storekeeper in Ca...
Huntington(Encyclopedia)Huntington. 1 City (1990 pop. 16,389), seat of Huntington co., NE Ind.; inc. 1848. It is a farm trade center and an industrial city. Manufactures include automotive parts, machinery, construction mate...
Edwards, Edward(Encyclopedia)Edwards, Edward, 1812–86, English library pioneer. As assistant from 1839 in the British Museum, he helped Sir Anthony Panizzi draw up the rules for the catalog. Edwards collected library statistics...
Edwards, Haden(Encyclopedia)Edwards, Haden: see Fredonian Rebellion.
Edwards, Jonathan(Encyclopedia)Edwards, Jonathan, 1703–58, American theologian and metaphysician, b. East Windsor (then in Windsor), Conn. He was a precocious child, early interested in things scientific, intellectual, and spirit...
Edwards, Jonathan(Encyclopedia)Edwards, Jonathan, the younger, 1745–1801, American theologian, b. Northampton, Mass., grad. College of New Jersey (now Princeton), 1765; son of Jonathan Edwards (1703–58). His career in some ways...
Edwards, Ninian(Encyclopedia)Edwards, Ninian, 1775–1833, governor of Illinois, b. Maryland. A Kentucky lawyer and jurist, he was appointed (1809) governor of Illinois Territory and served in the formative years until 1818. He s...
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