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Rowntree, John Wilhelmlocked

  • Edward H. Milligan


Rowntree, John Wilhelm (1868–1905), chocolate manufacturer and religious activist, was born on 4 September 1868 at Top House, St Mary's, York, the eldest of the six children of Joseph Rowntree (1836–1925) and his second wife, (Emma) Antoinette (1846–1924), daughter of Wilhelm Seebohm of ...

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