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Haworth, Sir (Walter) Normanlocked

  • L. L. Bircumshaw
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Haworth, Sir (Walter) Norman (1883–1950), chemist, was born on 19 March 1883 at 90 Park Road, Chorley, Lancashire. The second son and fourth child of Thomas Haworth and his wife, Hannah, née Crook, he came from a family of distinguished business and professional men. After attending the local school until the age of fourteen, he entered the ...

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