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date: 13 October 2019

Wilson [née Friedeberg; other married name Simon], Harriett Charlottelocked

(1916–2002)
  • Ruth Lister

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Wilson [née Friedeberg; other married name Simon], Harriett Charlotte (1916–2002), sociologist and campaigner against child poverty, was born on 14 September 1916 in Berlin, Germany, the only daughter and younger child of Harold Friedeberg (1877–1958), a wealthy lawyer from a former Prussian court jewellers' family that had converted to Christianity from Judaism in the nineteenth century, and his wife, ...

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