Lewy, Ernst (1881–1966), linguist, was born on
19 September 1881 in Breslau,
Germany (now Wrocław, Poland), the youngest of
ten children of Jacob Lewy, a merchant, and Julia Lewy (née Bielschowsky). The family
background was Jewish. Lewy attended the König-Wilhelms-Gymnasium in…...
Midgley, Henry Cassidy (‘Harry’)
(1892–1957), trade unionist and politician, was born 8 September 1892 at 59 Seaview St., Belfast, third child and eldest son among two daughters and three sons of Alexander Midgley (1860–99), shipyard labourer, originally of Lurgan, Co. Armagh,…...
Redpath, James (1833–91), journalist, abolitionist and Land Leaguer, was born 24 August 1833 in Berwick-on-Tweed on the Anglo–Scottish border , eldest of nine children (two sons and two daughters survived to adulthood) of Ninian Davidson Redpath, schoolmaster, and his wife Maria (née…...
(1916–2001), economist, was born on 23 June 1916 on
the family farm at Ballylagan, Ballynure, Co.
Antrim, the only child of John Bright Wilson (d. 1948), and his wife
Margaret (née Ellison). His father, while keeping the farm, established a grocery
and animal feed…...