Maker: Walter Stoneman
E. T. Williams
revised by Tony Honoré
Allen, Sir Carleton Kemp (1887–1966), jurist and warden of Rhodes House, was born on 7 September 1887 in Carlton, Melbourne, the youngest of the three sons of the Revd William Allen, nonconformist minister, whose own father, a civil engineer, had emigrated from England...
Bowett, Sir Derek William (1927–2009), jurist and college head, was born on 20 April 1927 at Denison House maternity home, Victoria Park, Rusholme, near Manchester, the son of Arnold William Bowett (1900–1961), a commercial traveller, and his first wife, Marion, née Wood (1898/9–1948)...
Maker: Wes Walters
Cowen, Sir Zelman (1919–2011), legal scholar, governor-general of Australia, and college head, was born Zelman Cohen on 7 October 1919 in St Kilda, Melbourne, the only son of Bernard Cohen, later Cowen (1892–1975), businessman, and his wife Sara, née Granat (1893–1989). In March 1922 his father changed his surname by deed poll. Both families were part of the mass exodus of Jews from tsarist ...
Wade, Sir (Henry) William Rawson (1918–2004), jurist and college head, was born on 16 January 1918 at 24 Devonshire Street, London, the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Oswald Wade (d. 1941) of the 6th West Yorkshire regiment (in civilian life a solicitor) and his wife, ...