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Gleitze, Mercedeslocked

(1900–1981)
  • Doloranda Hannah Pember

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Gleitze, Mercedes (1900–1981), swimmer, was born at 124 Freshfield Road, Brighton, on 18 November 1900, the youngest of three daughters (there were no sons) of Heinrich Gleitze, journeyman baker, and his wife, Anna Kurr, a language teacher. She spent her childhood partly in ...

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