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Foster, George Careylocked

  • Graeme J. N. Gooday
  •  and Colin A. Hempstead


Foster, George Carey (1835–1919), chemist and physicist, was born in October 1835 at Sabden in Lancashire, the only son of George Foster, calico printer and justice of the peace in Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire. After education at private schools Foster...

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Journal of the Chemical Society
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London