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Porter, George, Baron Porter of Luddenhamlocked

  • Mary Archer


Porter, George, Baron Porter of Luddenham (1920–2002), chemist, was born on 6 December 1920 in Silver Street, Stainforth, Yorkshire, the only child of John Smith Porter (1876–1940), a builder and lay Methodist preacher, and his wife, Alice Ann, née Roebuck (1884–1962), who had before her marriage worked as an assistant matron in a poor law institution. He was educated at the village junior school, won a scholarship to ...

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J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)