Maker: Gordon Lawson
revised by Kaye Bagshaw
Black, Sir Misha (1910–1977), architect and industrial designer, was born on 16 October 1910 in Baku, Russia, the second of the three sons (there was also a daughter) of Lionel Tcherny (1885–1960), merchant, and his wife, Sophia Divinska (d. c.1970), who took him at the age of eighteen months to ...
Coates, Wells Wintemute (1895–1958), architect and industrial designer, was born on 17 December 1895 in Tokyo, Japan, the eldest of the six children of the Revd Dr Harper Havelock Coates (1865–1934), Canadian-born Methodist medical missionary and professor of philosophy and comparative religion at the ...
Murray, Keith Day Pearce (1892–1981), architect and industrial designer, was born on 5 July 1892 in Stokes Road, Mt Eden, Auckland, New Zealand, the son of Charles Henry Murray, a stationer, and his wife, Lilian Day, née George. His father was from Peterhead, Scotland...