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Hughes, Edward Davidlocked

(1906–1963)
  • Derek A. Davenport

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Hughes, Edward David (1906–1963), physical organic chemist, was born on 18 June 1906 at Ynysgain Bach, a farm near Cricieth, Caernarvonshire, the ninth and last child of Hugh Hughes, farmer, and his wife, Ann Roberts. The Welsh-speaking family was close-knit, convivial, and ambitious. As a youth ...

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