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date: 02 March 2021

Marks, Simon, first Baron Markslocked

(1888–1964)
  • Sieff
  • , revised by Andrew Alexander

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Marks, Simon, first Baron Marks (1888–1964), retailer and business innovator, was born in Trafalgar Street, Leylands, Leeds, on 9 July 1888, the only son and eldest of the five children of Michael Marks (1859–1907) and his wife, Hannah Cohen. His father came to ...

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