Balch

Balch

Balch is a surname that may apply to:
*Antony Balch (1937-1980), British film director
*Emily Greene Balch (1867-1961), American pacifist and Nobel Peace Prize recipient
*Rear Admiral George Beall Balch (1821-1908), American
**USS Balch, named for Admiral Balch
**USS Balch (DD-363) and
**USS Balch (DD-50) also named for Admiral Balch
*Herbert E. Balch (1869-1958), British archaeologist and caver
*Maj. Joseph Pope Balch (1822-1872), American Civil War veteran of Rhode Island
*John Balch, builder of the John Balch House (1679), in Beverly, Massachusetts
*John Henry Balch (1896-1980), United States Navy
*Oscar B. Balch, American decorator who built the Oscar B. Balch House (1911) by Frank Lloyd Wright
*Dr Pamela Balch, president of West Virginia Wesleyan College
*Dr. Reginald Ernest Balch (1894-1994), British Canadian photographer and scientist
*Robert Balch (1945- ), American sociologist
*Stephen Bloomer Balch (1747-1833), American Presbyterian minister
*Stephen H. Balch, American scholar
*Thomas Balch (1821-1877), American historian

It may apply to
*Balch & Bingham, law firm in Birmingham, Alabama
*Balch Cave in the Mendip Hills, Somerset, England, named for Herbert E. Balch
*Balch Creek in Portland, Oregon, named for settler Danforth Balch
*Balch (crater), a crater on Venus
*Balch Fieldhouse, an arena in Boulder, Colorado
*Balch Hall, at Cornell University
*Balch House (Cincinnati, Ohio), a registered historic building
*Balch Pond, on the Maine-New Hampshire border
*Balch Springs, Texas

For the mildly intoxicating Mayan drink,see Balché.


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См. также в других словарях:

  • Balch — Ou Balc h. Nom breton signifiant altier, fier, orgueilleux, fanfaron ( balc h ), plus courant sous les formes Le Balch, Le Balc h (variante rare : Le Balh) …   Noms de famille

  • Balch — Balch, Stadt im nördlichen Afghanistan, in der gleichnamigen Landschaft, unter 36°45´ nördl. Br. und 66°42´ östl. L., in fruchtbarer Ebene am Fluß B. oder Dehaz (Deriaz), der vom Kuh i Baba kommt, aber schon vor der Stadt in viele Kanäle… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Balch — (Balkh), turkestan. Landschaft im nördl. Afghanistan, südl. vom Amu darja, größtenteils Wüste. Die Hauptstadt B., 15.000 E., im Mittelalter blühender Handelsplatz (das Baktra der Alten) …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Balch — Balch, Emily G …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Balch — Balch, Emily Greene …   Dictionary of sociology

  • Balch — ‏بلخ‎ Balch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Balch — This name, with variant spellings Baulch, Belch, Belk, Boakes, has two distinct possible origins, the first being a metonymic occupational name for someone involved in the erection of roof beams. The derivation in this case is from the Medieval… …   Surnames reference

  • Balch — I Balch,   Stadt in Nordafghanistan, Balkh. II Balch   [bɔːltʃ], Emily Greene, amerikanische Wirtschaftswissenschaftlerin und Pazifistin, * Jamaica Plain (heute zu Boston, Massachusetts) 8. 1. 1867, ✝ Cambridge (Massachusetts) 9. 1. 1961; 1897… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Balch — biographical name Emily Greene 1867 1961 American economist & sociologist …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • balch — a stout cord used for the head line of a fishing net (British dialect) …   Dictionary of ichthyology


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