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Mackinnon, Doris Livingstonelocked

(1883–1956)
  • Fernanda Helen Perrone

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Mackinnon, Doris Livingstone (1883–1956), protozoologist, was born on 30 September 1883 at 4 Forest Road, Aberdeen, the eldest of five children of Lachlan Mackinnon (1855–1948), advocate and consular agent for France and Belgium, and his wife, Theodora Thompson of London. Her interest in science was stimulated by her father (an amateur ornithologist, botanist, and astronomer) and by her acquaintance with the geologist ...

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