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Orr, John Boyd, Baron Boyd Orrlocked

(1880–1971)

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Orr, John Boyd, Baron Boyd Orr(1880–1971), nutritional physiologist and Nobel peace prize-winner, was born 23 September 1880 at Kilmaurs, Ayrshire, the middle child in the family of seven (a sister and two brothers were older and two brothers and a sister younger) of Robert Clark Orr, a quarry owner, and his wife, Annie Boyd, daughter of a quarry master. He was educated first at the ...

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