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date: 28 October 2020

Bowater, Sir Eric Vansittartlocked

(1895–1962)
  • Robert Knight
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Bowater, Sir Eric Vansittart (1895–1962), paper manufacturer and industrialist, was born in London on 16 January 1895, the third child and only son of Sir Frederick William Bowater (1867–1924), paper merchant, of London, and his wife, Alice Emily, daughter of Joseph Sharp, of ...

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