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date: 09 April 2020

Simpson familylocked

(per. 1894–1990)
  • M. Ginsburg

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Simpson family (per. 1894–1990), clothing manufacturers, came to prominence with Simeon Simpson (1878–1932). Born in London and apprenticed as a tailor, he is said to have opened a workshop in the East End of London in 1894. A highly skilled cutter and designer, a good organizer with the ability to retain a loyal workforce, he enjoyed increasing success and after expanding out of several ...

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(1920–)
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