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Kathleen Mary Drew (1901–1957) by unknown photographer Smithsonian Institution Archives, record unit 90-105, image number SIA 2008-1427


Drew [married name Baker], Kathleen Mary (1901–1957), phycologist, was born at Cleeve House, Windermere Road, Leigh, Lancashire, on 6 November 1901, eldest daughter of Walter Drew (1873–1949), who was then a commercial traveller for an agricultural implement manufacturer (he later became chairman of a farm machinery company), and his wife, ...


Manton, Irene (1904–1988), plant cytologist, was born on 17 April 1904 in Kensington, London, the youngest of three children and younger daughter of George Sidney Frederick Manton, dental surgeon, and his wife, Milana Angele Terese d'Humy. The eldest child, a son, had died in infancy; the elder daughter, ...


Onslow, Muriel Wheldale (1880–1932), plant biochemist, was born on 31 March 1880 at Round Hills, Aston Manor, Warwickshire, the only child of John Wheldale, solicitor, and his wife, Fannie (née Hayward). From King Edward VI High School for Girls, Birmingham, she entered ...