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Erskine, Uriah Augustus Alexander [Joe] (1874/5–1925), gambler and entrepreneur, was born in Kingston, Jamaica, in 1874 or 1875, the eldest of three sons and one of five children of John Erskine, a police sergeant and labourer, and his wife Maria, née...

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Uriah Augustus Alexander Erskine [Joe] (1874/5–1925), by unknown photographer

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Kenneth Hsiao Chien Lo (1913–1995) by Graham Wood, 1975 Getty Images – Graham Wood

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Lo, Kenneth Hsiao Chien [Lo Xiaojan] (1913–1995), restaurateur and tennis player, was born on 12 September 1913 in Fuzhou, southern China, the second of the three sons of Lo Tsung Hien (Lo Zong Xian), a diplomatist, and his wife, Wei Ying...

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Lynn, William (1792–1870), hotelier and sports promoter, was born in 1792 at East Grinstead, where he was baptized on 17 August 1792, the son of William Lynn and his wife, Mary. Nothing else is known about his early life. He first ventured into the catering trade in ...

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McGowan, Walter Roderick MacKay (1942–2016), boxer, was born on 13 October 1942 at 109 Elmbank Crescent, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, one of ten children of Thomas Torrance McGowan (1908–1985), a general labourer then serving as a rifleman in the Cameronians, and his wife, ...

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