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Chadwick, Sir Jameslocked

(1891–1974)
  • Isobel Falconer

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Chadwick, Sir James (1891–1974), nuclear physicist, was born on 20 October 1891 at Bollington, near Macclesfield, the eldest of the three sons and one daughter (who died young) of John Joseph Chadwick, cotton spinner, and his wife, Annie Mary Knowles. Chadwick's father moved to ...

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