Grace, William Russell
Grace, William Russell
Philanthropist and merchant, born at Cork, Ireland, 10 May, 1832; died at New York, 21 March, 1904

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  • William Russell Sweet — (11/18/1860 10/15/1946) early American artist, painter and wood carver. BiographyWilliam Russell Sweet [Joy, Robert, 1954, Natural Bonesetters with special reference to the Sweet Family of RI , Bullentin of the History of Medicine, RI 28, No.3, p …   Wikipedia

  • Grace, William R. — ▪ American businessman in full  William Russell Grace   born May 10, 1832, Queenstown [now Cobh], County Cork, Ire. died March 21, 1904, New York, N.Y., U.S.       American shipowner and founder of W.R. Grace & Co. (W.R. Grace & Co.), a… …   Universalium

  • Grace — may refer to:Religion* Grace (prayer), said before or after a meal * Divine grace, unearned favors received from God. * Prevenient grace, an Augustine Christian theological concept * Irresistible grace, a Calvinistic Christian theological concept …   Wikipedia

  • Grace Gifford — (4 March1888 ndash;13 December1955) was an Irish artist and cartoonist who was active in the Republican movement. She is mainly remembered as the subject of a popular song, which tells the story of how she married Joseph Plunkett in 1916 only a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Grace National Bank — was a bank headquartered in New York, New York.It was established by W. R. Grace and Company in 1914.Former presidents include Frank Comerford Walker and William Russell Grace.In 1965 it was acquired through merger by the Marine Midland Bank (now …   Wikipedia

  • William Hartnell — William Hartnell, né le 8 janvier 1908 à St. Pancras, Londres (Royaume Uni), mort le 23 avril 1975 à Marden (Royaume Uni), est un acteur britannique. Il est surtout connu aujourd hui comme le premier interprète du personnage… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Grace Institute — The nonprofit Grace Institute is dedicated to providing tuition free education and training in business and administrative skills to economically disadvantaged women, along with the personal skills necessary for self sufficiency, employability,… …   Wikipedia

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