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date: 17 October 2019

Raper, George Fredericklocked

(1909–1973)
  • John A. Iredale

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Raper, George Frederick (1909–1973), mechanical engineer and inventor of wool textile machinery, was born at 7 Cranbourne Road, Bradford, on 4 April 1909, the son of Arthur Ernest Raper (1870–1948) and his wife, Maggie Maud, née Smith (1878/9–1960). Arthur Raper was chairman and managing director of the long-established woolcombers ...

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