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Cockcroft, Sir John Douglaslocked

  • T. E. Allibone


Cockcroft, Sir John Douglas (1897–1967), physicist and engineer, was born on 27 May 1897 at 154 Halifax Road, Langfield, Yorkshire, the first of five sons. The Cockcrofts had been involved in the weaving industry for generations and Cockcroft's father, John Arthur Cockcroft, and mother, ...

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