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Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Fredericklocked

  • Robert Olby


Wilkins, Maurice Hugh Frederick (1916–2004), molecular biologist, was born at Pongaroa, North Island, New Zealand, on 15 December 1916, the son of Edgar Henry Wilkins, medical practitioner, and his wife, Eveline Constance Jane, née Whittaker. Both his parents were of Irish descent. William Wilkins...

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