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Grieve, Sir Robert (1910–1995), town planner and public servant, was born on 11 December 1910 at 61 Springbank Street, Glasgow, the son of Peter Paxton Grieve (1886–1960), soldier, and his wife, Catherine, née Boyle (1886–1950). His greatest influences were his mother ('...


Louis Emmanuel Jean Guy de Soissons (1890–1962) by Elliott & Fry, 1953 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Soissons, Louis Emmanuel Jean Guy de (1890–1962), architect and town planner, was born in Montreal, Canada, on 31 July 1890, the younger son of Charles de Soissons and his wife, Julie, née Rozwadowska. When he and his brother and sister were small, the family moved to ...