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Walker, Sir Gilbert Thomaslocked

  • P. A. Sheppard
  • , revised by Isobel Falconer


Walker, Sir Gilbert Thomas (1868–1958), applied mathematician and meteorologist, was born in Rochdale, Lancashire, on 14 June 1868, the fourth child in a family of eight of Thomas H. Walker, civil engineer, and his wife, Charlotte (or Elizabeth) Haslehurst. His father moved to ...

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