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Samuel Courtauld (1876–1947) by Fayer, mid-1930s © reserved; unknown collection; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Courtauld, Samuel (1876–1947), industrialist and patron of the arts, was born at Bocking, Essex, on 7 May 1876, the second son of Sydney Courtauld, a silk manufacturer, and his wife, Sarah Lucy, the daughter of William Sharp. The Courtaulds had arrived in England...

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Ezra, Derek Joseph, Baron Ezra (1919–2015), industrialist, was born on 23 February 1919 in Tasmania, the son of David Joseph Ezra (1886–1972), a property developer, originally from Bombay, and his wife, Lillie (1892–1960), daughter of Solomon Hayim Ezekiel Musleah...