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Surnames: JER-KEN


JERVISE, Andrew;. antiquarian; Examiner of Registers under the Registration Act of 1854; author of ‘Sketches of the History and Traditions of Glenesk,’ ‘Memorials of Angus and the Mearns.’

JERVIS-SMITH, Rev. Frederick J., M.A., F.R.S. ; University Lecturer in Mechanics; Millard Lecturer, Trinity College, Oxford; Member of Com. on Explosions, Home Office, 1895-96; received Medal French Exhibition for Dynamometer.

JEUNE, Rt. Hon. Sir Francis Henry, G. C. B. ; appointed a Judge of the High Court, 1891 President of Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division; Judge-Advocate-Gen., 1892.

JEUNE, The Hon. Lady; contributor to leading reviews and magazines ; author of ‘Lesser Questions,’ etc.

JEVONS, William Stanley, F. R.S. ; Professor of Logic, Political Economy, and Mental Philosophy, Owens Coll., Manchester, 1866; Professor of Political Economy at Univ. Coll., London, 1876; author of ‘Pure Logic,’ ‘Elementary Lessons in Logic,’ ‘Investigations in Currency and Finance.’

JEWILL, E.; Torpoint, Cornwall.

JOHNSON Charles Pierpoint; Professor of Botany, Guy’s Hospital, 1830-73; collaborated with J. A. Sowerby in ‘The Ferns of Great Britain.’

JOHNSON James Yate; zoologist; author of ‘Handbook to Madeira.’

JOHNSON, John Henry; part-author of ‘The Patentee’s Manual,’ and other works on the law relating to patents and trade marks.

JOHNSON, Oliver; one of the founders of the New England Anti-Slavery Soc. ; edited ‘The Weekly Tribune,’ ‘The Orange Journal’ ; author of ‘William Lloyd Garrison and His Times.’

JOHNSTON, Alexander; Professor of Juris-prudence and Political Economy at Princeton Coll., New Jersey; author of ‘A History of American Politics,’ ‘The Genesis of a New England State,’ ‘The United States: its History and Constitution.’

JOHNSTON, Alexander Keith, F.R.G.S.; Assistant-Curator, Royal Geog. Soc., 1872-73; con-ducted expedition to Lake Nyassa, 1878; author of ‘Africa’ in Stanford’s Compendium, and other geographical works.

JOHNSTON, Sir Harry Hamilton, G.C.M.G., K.C.B.; Special Commissioner, Commander-in-Chief and Consul-General for Uganda Protectorate; explored Portuguese West Africa and River Congo, 1882-83; commanded Scientific Expedition of Royal Society to Mt. Kilimanjaro,1884; H.M. Vice-Consul in Cameroons, 1885 ; Consul for province of Mozambique, 1888; founded the British Central Africa Protectorate, 1889; author of ‘River Congo,’ ‘Kilimanjaro,’ ‘History of a Slave,’ ‘Life of Livingstone,’ ‘British Central Africa,’ etc.

JOHNSTON, John, M.A.; banker; twice President of Chamber of Commerce Milwaukee; President of State Historical Society of Wisconsin.

JONES, Henry (‘Cavendish’), M.R.C.S.; author of ‘The Laws and Principles of Whist,’ by ‘Cavendish’; and of guides to croquet, bézique, euchre, and other games.

JORDAN, David Starr, Ph.D., LL.D.; President of Leland Stanford Junior University; sometime Assistant to the U.S. Fish Commission ; Professor of Zoology, and President of Indiana University; Com-missioner and Expert for the United States to in-vestigate the Fur Seal Question, 1896-97; author of ‘Vertebrate Animals of Northern U.S.,’ ‘Fisheries of North and Middle America,’ ‘Factors of Organic Evolution,’ etc.

JORDAN, Richard; Draughts Champion of Scotland, 1896, and of the World since 1896.

JORDAN, William Leighton, F.R.G.S. ; author of ‘The Argentine Republic: a Descriptive and Historical Sketch,’ ‘The Ocean : its Tides, Currents, and their Causes,’ etc.

JUDSON, Harry Pratt, A.M., LL.D. ; Professor of Political Science, and Dean of the Faculties of Arts, Science, and Literature, University of Chicago; author of ‘Europe in the Nineteenth Century,’ ‘Growth of the American Nation,’ etc.

JÜLG, Bernhard; formerly of the University of Innsbrück; author of ‘Collection of Mongolian Folk Tales,’ ‘Über Wesen and Aufgabe der Sprachwissen-schaft.

JUNG, Emil, Ph.D., Leipsic.

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KALTBRUNNER, D. ; author of ‘Aide-Mémoire du Voyageur,’ ‘Manuel du Voyageur.’

KAN, C. M. ; Professor of Geography, University of Amsterdam ; author of ‘A History of Discoveries in the Indian Archipelago’; editor ‘The International Colonial Review,’ etc.

KARAGEORGEVITCH, Bojidar, Prince; artist and art critic.

KAY., David, F.R.G.S. ; author of ‘Austria-Hungary,’ in the ‘Foreign Countries and British Colonies’ Series.

KEANE, Augustus Henry, F.R.G.S.; Emeritus Professor of Hindustani, Univ. Coll., London; late Vice-President, Anthrop. Institute; author of Stan-ford’s ‘Asia,’ ‘Africa,’ ‘Ethnology,’ ‘Man, Past and Present,’ etc.

KEITH -FALCONER, Hon. Ian Grant Neville, M.A. ; Lord Almoner’s Professor of Arabic at Cambridge, 1886-87 ; Free Church Missionary to Arabia.

KELLAND, Philip, M.A., P.R.S., F.R.S.E. ; Pro-fessor of Mathematics in the Univ. of Edinburgh ; author of ‘Algebra: a Complete and Easy Introduc-tion to Analytical Science,’ ‘Introduction to Quarternions.’

KELLY, Lieut. J. D. Jerrold; United States Navy.

KELSEY, C. H.; President of the Title Guaranty and Trust Company, New York.

KELTIE, John Scott, LL.D., F.S.S., F.S.A. (Scot.); Secretary, Royal Geog. Soc. ; Knight of Swedish Order of North Star, 1898; Hon. Memb. Geographical Societies of Paris, Berlin, Rome, etc. ; formerly sub-editor of ‘Nature’; Librarian R.G.S., 1885; President of the Geographical Section, Brit. Ass., 1897 ; author of ‘History of Scottish Highlands and Clans,’ ‘Applied Geography,’ ‘The Partition of Africa’ ; editor of ‘Statesman’s Year Book’ since 1880; editor of the ‘Geographical Journal.’

KELVIN, Rt. Hon. Lord (Sir William Thomson), G.C.V.O., M.A., LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S.; Fellow of St Peter’s College, Cambridge; Foreign Associate of the French Academy; President of the Royal Society, 1890-95; Professor of Natural Philosophy, Glasgow University, 1876-99; author of ‘Electrostatics and Magnetism,’ ‘Tables for facilitating Sumner’s method at Sea,’ ‘Elasticity,’ and many papers on mathemati-cal and physical subjects.

KEMPE, Harry Robert, A.M.I.C.E., M.I.E.E.; principal technical officer, Postal Telegraph Dept., England; author of ‘Handbook of Electrical Testing,’ ‘The Electrical Engineer’s Pocket Book.’

KENNA, Senator John Edward; Chairman of the U.S. Monetary Commission.

KENNEDY, Alexander Blackie William, LL.D., M. Inst.C.E., F.R.S.; Professor of Engineering in Univ. Coll., London, 1874-89 ; chief engineer to the Westminster Electric Supply Corporation, Ltd.; joint engineer to the Waterloo and City Ry. ; engineer to L.C.C. for electric tramways translated Reu-teaux’s ‘Theoretische Kinematik’ ; author of ‘The Mechanics of Machinery.’

KENNEDY, Sir Charles Malcolm, K.C.M.G., C.B. ; Head of Commercial Department, Foreign Office, 1872-93; Lecturer on International Law, Univ. Coll., Bristol; Commissioner in he Levant, 1870-71 ; at Paris, 1872-86; Plenipotentiary, Treaty of The Hague, 1882 ; author of ‘Kennedy’s Ethnological and Linguistic Essays’; edited ‘Diplomacy and Inter-national Law.’

KENNEDY, The Hon, Sir William Rann; Judge of the King’s Bench Division of the High Court of Justice ; sometime Fellow of Pembroke Coll., Cambridge.

KENT, William Charles Mark ; Barrister of the Middle Temple ; edited the ‘London Sun’ for 25 years, the ‘Weekly Register’ 1874-81 ; author of ‘Dark Ages, by an Oscotian,’ ‘The Humour and Pathos of Charles Dickens,’ etc.


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