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date: 25 February 2020

Orr, William McFaddenlocked

(1866–1934)
  • F. E. Hackett
  • , revised by Julia Tompson

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Orr, William McFadden (1866–1934), mathematician, was born at Ballystockart, Comber, co. Down, on 2 May 1866, the eldest son of Fletcher Blakeley Orr, a farmer who owned corn and flax mills, of Ballystockart, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of David Lowry, farmer, of ...

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