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Burnett, Sir John Harrisonlocked

  • Stefan Buczacki


Burnett, Sir John Harrison (1922–2007), botanist and university administrator, was born on 21 January 1922 in Ripon, Yorkshire, the son of Thomas Harrison Burnett (1887–1970), Methodist minister, and his wife, Florence, née Waite. The family moved soon thereafter to Paisley, where his father was minister of ...

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