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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, was born on 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...

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