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Eccles, Sir John Carewlocked

  • Peter B. C. Matthews


Eccles, Sir John Carew (1903–1997), neurophysiologist, was born on 27 January 1903 in Melbourne, Australia, the eldest of two children of William James Eccles (1866–1947), schoolteacher, and his wife, Mary, née Carew (1869–1952), also a schoolteacher. Roman Catholic by upbringing, he attended Warrnambool high school, Victoria...

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