• Cyril Lord

    1911 - 1984

    Cyril Lord (1911 - 1984)

    Cyril Lord (12 July 1911 – 29 May 1984) was a British entrepreneur known principally for the manufacture of carpets during the 1960s. Born in Droylsden in Lancashire, Lord spent his early years living in a community of textile mill-workers. Lord was married three times. In 1936 he married Bessie Greenwood, and they had one son […]

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  • Cyril Lord

    1911 - 1984

    Cyril Lord (1911 - 1984)

    Powerful British textile magnate of the 20th Century. (bio by: Kieran Smith)

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  • Cyril Ritchard

    1898 - 1977

    Cyril Ritchard (1898 - 1977)

    Cyril Ritchard was born Cyril Joseph Trimnell-Ritchard in Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales, to Sydney-born parents, Herbert Trimnell-Ritchard, a Protestant grocer, and his wife Marguerite, a devout Roman Catholic who ensured her son was raised as a Roman Catholic. Educated by the Jesuits at St Aloysius’ College, Cyril was a lifelong devout Catholic who […]

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  • Cyrinda Foxe

    1952 - 2002

    Cyrinda Foxe (1952 - 2002)

    Foxe was born Katheleen Victoria Hetzekian in Santa Monica, California, to an Armenian family. She grew up as an army brat in an abusive household. After graduating high school, she lived in Texas briefly before settling in New York City, where she got a job working as an assistant to Greta Garbo. She later changed […]

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  • Cyrinda Foxe-Tyler

    1952 - 2002

    Cyrinda Foxe-Tyler (1952 - 2002)

    Ex-wife of Steven Tyler (of Aerosmith). Known as the inspiration for David Bowie’s 1973 song, “The Jean Genie.” She married New York Dolls singer David Johansen in 1977, then left him after a year to marry Tyler. She is the mother of Tyler’s daughter Mia, a fashion model. She wrote a memoir of her relationship […]

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  • Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis

    1850 - 1933

    Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis (1850 - 1933)

    Newspaper Publisher. He founded in 1883 the magazine that became “The Ladies Home Journal”. He owned several daily newspapers in his lifetime, included in the New York Post and the Philadelphia Inquirer, and founded the Curtis Publishing Company.  Family links:  Parents:  Cyrus Libby Curtis (1822 – 1885)  Spouses:  Louisa Knapp Curtis (1851 – 1910)  Kate […]

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  • Cyrus Wells “Doc” Shores

    1844 - 1934

    Cyrus Wells “Doc” Shores (1844 - 1934)

    ‘Doc’ Shores was a famous and well-respected lawman of the early days on Colorado’s Western Slope. He served as the sheriff of Gunnison County when it was still “wild” and was noted as the lawman who captured Alferd Packer, the infamous “Colorado Cannibal.” Shores also served as a deputy U.S. marshal, a railroad detective and […]

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  • Cyrus West Field

    1819 - 1892

    Cyrus West Field (1819 - 1892)

    Businessman. He was a entrepreneur, most noted as a pioneer in the telegraph industry. In the early 1850s, he was successful in the paper mill business when became interested in the telegraph field. With his civil engineer brother Matthew and Frederick Newton Gisborne, they worked on the project of for a telegraph across to Newfoundland […]

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