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date: 30 October 2020

Eckersley, Peter Pendletonlocked

(1892–1963)
  • Asa Briggs
  • , revised

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Eckersley, Peter Pendleton (1892–1963), broadcasting engineer, was born on 6 January 1892 in Puebla, Mexico, the third son, and the third and youngest child, of (William) Alfred Eckersley, a railway engineer, and his wife, Rachel, daughter of Thomas Henry Huxley, physiologist. Eckersley's elder brother was the physicist and engineer ...

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