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date: 05 April 2020

Cook, Sir James Wilfredlocked

(1900–1975)
  • Harry Kay
  • , revised

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Cook, Sir James Wilfred (1900–1975), organic chemist and educationist, was born in South Kensington, London, on 10 December 1900, the younger son (there was also a daughter) of Charles William Cook, coachman, of Hitchin, and his wife, Frances, daughter of Aaron Wall of ...

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