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Foster, Sir Michael (1836–1907), physiologist and politician, was born in Huntingdon on 8 March 1836, the eldest child of the three sons and seven daughters of Michael Foster (1810–1880) and his wife, Mercy Cooper. Foster was the descendant of a line of nonconformist farmers in ...

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Sir Michael Foster (1836–1907) by John Collier, 1907 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Mackintosh, John Pitcairn (1929–1978), political scientist and politician, was born in Simla, India, on 24 August 1929, the elder of two brothers. He spent his first eleven years in British India where his mother, Mary Victoria Pitcairn, taught at a teacher training college. Her husband, ...

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Salter, (James) Arthur, Baron Salter (1881–1975), civil servant, politician, and political scientist, was born on 15 March 1881 at Oxford, the eldest of the four sons of James Edward Salter, a member of a well-known Oxford firm of boat builders, who served as a member of the city council for many years and became mayor of the city, and his wife, ...

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Stewart [née Birkinshaw], Mary Elizabeth Henderson, Baroness Stewart of Alvechurch (1903–1984), lecturer and politician, was born at 72 St Mary's Road, Manningham, Bradford, on 8 May 1903, the daughter of Herbert Birkinshaw (d. 1941), commercial traveller, and his wife, Isabella Henderson, ...