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date: 16 September 2019

Roe, Sir (Edwin) Alliott Verdon-locked

(1877–1958)
  • J. L. Pritchard
  • , revised by Sylvia Adams

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Roe, Sir (Edwin) Alliott Verdon- (1877–1958), aircraft designer and manufacturer, was born Edwin Alliott Verdon Roe at Patricroft, Manchester, on 26 April 1877, the fourth child of a family of three girls and four boys of Edwin Hodgson Roe, a doctor, and his wife, ...

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