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Sir Isaac Wolfson, first baronet (1897–1991) by Godfrey Argent, 1969 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Wolfson, Sir Isaac, first baronet (1897–1991), businessman and philanthropist, was born on 1 October 1897 at 12 Kidston Street, Glasgow, the second of three sons and one of nine children of Solomon Wolfson (1868–1941), a poor Orthodox Jewish immigrant from Russian Poland, who worked in ...