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date: 15 October 2019

Letwin, William Louis [Bill]locked

  • Roger Middleton


Letwin, William Louis [Bill] (1922–2013), economist, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, on 14 December 1922, the eldest son of Lazar Letwin (1892–1957) and his wife, Bessie, née Rosenthal (1898–1987), shopkeepers. His parents, Ukrainian Jews from Mogilev-Podolski who had participated in the Russian Revolution of October 1917, escaped the ensuing civil war and anti-Semitic pogroms to ...

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