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Unfolding Destiny

  • Author:
  • Shoghi Effendi

  • Source:
  • UK Bahá’í Publishing Trust, 1981 edition
  • Pages:
  • 490
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Pages 466-467




These biographies appear strictly in the order the names first appear in the text of the book. Where a fuller report is published elsewhere, a summary only is given together with a reference to the other material.
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Dr. John E. Esslemont9
Edward T. Hall9
Mrs. Thornburgh-Cropper9
George P. Simpson9
Miss Ethel J. Rosenberg11
Día’u’lláh Asgharzádih24
Lady Blomfield30
Rev. George Townshend55
Mrs. Isobel Slade61
Mrs. Louise Ginman63
Miss Florence Pinchon72
Mrs. Claudia Coles88
Sister Grace Challis88
David Hofman108
Mrs. Lilian Stevens116
Miss Evelyn Baxter117
Ḥasan M. Balyuzi122
Frank Hurst126
Mrs. Mary Basil-Hall127
Albert and Jeff Joseph146
Dr. R. St. Barbe Baker163
Miss Jessica Young172
Lady Kathleen Hornell172
Mrs. Ursula Samandarí172
Mrs. Marion Hofman179
Miss Una Townshend181
Joseph Lee181
Mrs. Dorothy Ferraby184
Philip Hainsworth187
Walter Wilkins191
Mrs. Alma C. Gregory191
Robert Cheek191
Mrs. Joan Giddings194
Hugh and Violet McKinley194
Dr. Lutfulláh Hakím195
Fred Stahler202
Mrs. Prudence George202
John L. Marshall210
Mrs. M. Olga K. Mills210
Alfred and Lucy Sugar210
Charles N. Dunning211
Miss Claire Gung211
Mrs. Lizzie F. Hainsworth211
Miss Margaret Sullivan211
Cyril and Margaret Jenkerson217
Richard H. Backwell218
Miss Ada Williams222
Mrs. Constance Langdon-Davies224
George K. Marshall228
Mrs. Marguerite Preston231
Bernard Leach, CH, OBE239
Samuel Scott240
John Ferraby250
Mrs. Florence “Mother” George256
Músá Banání257
‘Alí Nakhjavání257
Ḥassan and Isobel Sabrí266
Arthur Norton267
Eric Manton273
Dr. Abbás and Shomais Afnán278
Edmund Cardell281
Dr. John G. Mitchell307
Miss Irene Bennett321
Miss Dorothy Wigington362
Ernest W. Gregory381
Dr. Ernest S. Miller395
Ian Semple411
Miss Jean Campbell414
John Craven416