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date: 04 June 2020

Larke, Sir William Jameslocked

(1875–1959)
  • Walter Taplin
  • , revised

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Larke, Sir William James (1875–1959), engineer and industrial administrator, was born at Ladywell, Kent, on 26 April 1875, the eldest son of William James Larke, builder, and his wife, Rosa Barton. He was educated at Colfe's School, Lewisham, and trained as an engineer with ...

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