Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 22 October 2019

Tanner, James Mourilyan [Jim]locked

  • Mike Preece


Tanner, James Mourilyan [Jim] (1920–2010), human biologist and auxologist, was born on 1 August 1920 at Bryn Teg, The Avenue, Camberley, Surrey, the second son of Lieutenant-Colonel Frederick Courtney Tanner (1879–1965) of the Royal Scots, and his wife, Ethelwyn Florence, née Mourilyan (1879/80–1965)...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription