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Devon, James (1866–1939), prison medical officer and criminologist, was born on 25 October 1866 at 18 James Street, Calton, Glasgow, the son of John Devon, a journeyman iron-moulder, and his wife, Margaret, née Arthur. His family was poor working class—his mother signed his birth certificate with a cross—and he left school aged eleven. ...

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East, Sir (William) Norwood (1872–1953), forensic psychiatrist and criminologist, was born in London on 24 December 1872, the tenth of twelve children of William Quartermaine East and his wife, Charlotte Isabella Bateman. His father was proprietor of the Queen's Hotel, St Martin's-le-Grand, one time sheriff of ...

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Grünhut, Max (1893–1964), criminologist, was born on 7 July 1893 in Magdeburg, Germany, the son of Leo Grünhut and his wife, Betty Eppstein. His father was professor and chief analytical chemist at the German research institute founded in Munich during the First World War. After attending the ...

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Ives, George Cecil (1867–1950), criminologist and campaigner for homosexual law reform, was born in Germany on 1 October 1867 and baptized simply George Cecil at Holy Trinity Church, Chelsea, London, on 15 December 1867. He was the illegitimate son of Gordon Maynard Ives (from 1897 Gordon-Ives; 1837–1907)...

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Jesse [married name Harwood], Wynifried Margaret [Fryniwyd] [pseud. F. Tennyson Jesse] (1888–1958), writer and criminologist, was born Wynifried Margaret Jesse on 1 March 1888 at Holly Bowers, Chislehurst, Kent, second of three daughters of the Revd Eustace Tennyson d'Eyncourt Jesse (1853–1927)...

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Mannheim, Hermann (1889–1974), criminologist, was born in the Baltic seaport of Libau, Latvia, on 26 October 1889, the only child of Wilhelm Mannheim and his wife, Clara Marcuse. He came from a well-to-do background: his father represented a German firm in Libau, where he was also vice-president of the ...

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Morrison, William Douglas (1852–1943), criminologist and prison chaplain, was born at Kirriemuir, Forfarshire, on 15 May 1852, the son of Robert Southmuir Morrison, a merchant, and Ann Donald-William. Educated at nearby Trinity College, Glenalmond, he was ordained deacon in 1877 and priest in 1878 by the bishop of ...

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Radzinowicz [formerly Rabinowicz], Sir Leon (1906–1999), criminologist, was born in Łódź, Russian Poland, on 15 August 1906, the elder son of David Boris Rabinowicz, physician and hospital administrator, and his wife Hinda Maria. The family were very well-to-do and, according to Radzinowicz...

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Thomson, James Bruce (1810–1873), medical criminologist, was born in January 1810 at Fenwick in Ayrshire, the son of James Thomson and Helen Bruce. The parents appear to have died while their children were young. Left in destitute circumstances, James was raised and educated by a family friend. He studied at ...

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Walker, Nigel David (1917–2014), penologist and civil servant, was born on 6 August 1917 in Tientsin, China, the only son among three children of David Boughton Walker (b. 1886), British vice-consul in Tientsin, and his wife, Violet, née Johnson. He was educated at ...