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Richardson, Sir Owen Willanslocked

(1879–1959)
  • E. W. Foster
  • , revised by Isobel Falconer

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Richardson, Sir Owen Willans (1879–1959), physicist, was born on 26 April 1879 in Blenheim Terrace, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, the eldest of the three children of Joshua Henry Richardson, woollen manufacturer, and his wife, Charlotte Maria Willans. From St John's Church day school, Dewsbury, Richardson...

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