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Fisk, Sir Ernest Thomas (1886–1965), entrepreneur and developer of radio, was born on 8 August 1886 at Sunbury, Middlesex, the second child of Thomas Harvey Fisk, builder, and his wife, Charlotte Hariette, née Halland. Educated at St Mary's and Sunbury Boys' schools, Fisk...

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Sir Thomas Jackson, first baronet (1841–1915) by London Stereoscopic Co., pubd 1907–9 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Jackson, Sir Thomas, first baronet (1841–1915), banker, was born on 4 June 1841 in Urker, Crossmaglen, co. Armagh, Ireland, the second son of the nine children of David Jackson (1814–1899), a schoolteacher, and his wife, Elizabeth, an educated woman of Huguenot descent, the daughter of ...

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Morse, Sir Arthur (1892–1967), banker, was born on 25 April 1892 in Bohercrowe, co. Tipperary, Ireland, one of the seven children of Digby Scott Morse, a cashier with the Bank of Ireland, and Lizzie Jane Holmes. Educated at Foyle College, Londonderry, Arthur Morse...

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Oppenheimer, Sir Ernest (1880–1957), diamond merchant and financier, was born in Friedberg, Germany, on 22 May 1880, the fifth son and eighth child of Eduard Oppenheimer (1841–1924), cigar merchant, and his wife, Nanny Hirschhorn (1841–1912). From the age of ten he was educated in French and classics at the ...

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Sir Ernest Oppenheimer (1880–1957) by unknown photographer De Beers Consolidated Mines, South Africa

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Patterson, Sir James Brown (1833–1895), businessman and politician in Australia, born at Alnwick, Northumberland, on 18 November 1833, was the youngest son of James Patterson, a district road inspector, and his wife, Agnes, née Brown. He received an elementary education at Alnwick, and emigrated to ...

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Powles, John Diston (1787–1867), company promoter and speculator, was born in Helsingor, Denmark, on 16 December 1787, the eldest of the nine sons of Richard Powles (1763–1807), an artist who worked in Lowestoft and also in Denmark before becoming a merchant in London...