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Rideal, Sir Eric Keightleylocked

(1890–1974)

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Rideal, Sir Eric Keightley (1890–1974), physical chemist, was born on 11 April 1890 at Sydenham, Kent, the eldest in the family of four children (three sons and a daughter) of Samuel Rideal (1863–1929), public analyst, who devised the Rideal–Walker test for disinfectant activity, and his Irish wife, ...

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