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Bader, Ernest (1890–1982), chemical manufacturer and industrial reformer, was born in Regensdorf, Switzerland, on 24 November 1890, the youngest of thirteen children of a protestant farmer, Gottlieb Bader, and his wife, Barbara Meier. He was expelled from school at the age of twelve and went to work as a menial in a ...

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Crosfield, John (1832–1901), chemical manufacturer, was born in Warrington, Lancashire, on 11 February 1832, the youngest in the family of five sons and three daughters of Joseph Crosfield and his wife, Elizabeth Goad. He received a Quaker education in Penkelt, Cheshire, and at ...

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Howard, David (1839–1916), chemical manufacturer, was born in Tottenham, Middlesex, the third of four sons (there were no daughters) of Robert Howard, chemical manufacturer, of Stratford, London. He studied at the Royal College of Chemistry, London, under A. W. von Hofmann, and in 1860 joined as a partner the well-established chemical manufacturing business founded by his grandfather, ...

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Luke Howard (1772–1864) by John Opie? in the possession of the Royal Meteorological Society

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Howard, Luke (1772–1864), manufacturing chemist and meteorologist, was born on 28 November 1772 in London, one of the several children of Robert Howard (1738–1812) and his wife, Elizabeth Leatham (1742–1816) of Pontefract. His father was a wealthy tin plate manufacturer and the chief agent for introducing the Argand lamp into ...