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Cathcart, Edward Provanlocked

  • R. C. Garry
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Cathcart, Edward Provan (1877–1954), physiologist, was born on 18 July 1877 in Ayr, Scotland, the son of Edward Moore Cathcart (c.1849–c.1886), merchant, and his wife, Margaret Miller. His father died at an early age, leaving the mother with three small children, of whom ...

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