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date: 03 April 2020

Praagh, Gordon Vanlocked

(1909–2003)
  • W. H. Brock

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Praagh, Gordon Van (1909–2003), chemist and educationist, was born on 13 March 1909, at 3 Honeybourne Road, Hampstead, London, the eldest son of Harold John Van Praagh (1877–1946), a medical practitioner, and his Scottish wife, Ethel Louise, née Shanks. On his father's side he was of Dutch-Jewish descent; his grandfather ...

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