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Sir John Henry Harvey- Jones (1924–2008) by Gemma Levine, 2002 Camera Press / Gemma Levine


Jones, Sir John Henry Harvey- (1924–2008), industrialist, was born at 2 Queensdown Road, Hackney, Middlesex, on 16 April 1924, the son of Mervyn Stockton Harvey-Jones (1893/4–1968) and his wife, Eileen Margaret, née Wilson (1894/5–1963). His father had served in the Indian army during the First World War, leaving with the rank of captain. At the time of his son's birth he was working for a bank in ...


Mond family (per. 1867–1973), chemical manufacturers and industrialists, came to prominence with the life and career of Ludwig Mond, chemical technologist, manufacturer, and collector of works of art. He was the first of a notable dynasty of science-based businessmen, some of whom are better known under the name of ...


Pochin, Henry Davis (1824–1895), manufacturing chemist and industrialist, was born in Wigston, near Leicester, on 25 May 1824, the eldest son of William Pochin (1794?–1850), a Leicestershire farmer, and his second wife. Nothing is known of his early education but at the age of thirteen he spent a short time finishing off his education at the ...