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Abrams, Mark Alexanderlocked

PhD

Born 27 April 1906; s of Abram Abrams and Anne (née Jackson); m 1st, 1931, Una Strugnell (marr. diss. 1951); one s one d; 2nd, 1951, Jean Bird; one d; died 25 Sept. 1994

Director of Research Unit, Age Concern, 1976–85

Education

Latymer Sch., Edmonton; London Sch. of Economics, Univ. of London. Fellow, Brookings Institute, Washington, DC, 1931–33

Career

Research Department, London Press Exchange, 1933–39; BBC Overseas Dept, 1939–41; Psychological Warfare Board and SHAEF, 1941–46; Man. Dir, then Chm., Research Services Ltd, 1946–70; Dir, Survey Res. Unit, SSRC, 1970–76. Vice-Pres., PSI, 1978– (Mem. Council, 1978–82); Member: Metrication Bd, 1969–79; Exec. Council, Austrian Soc. for Social Sci. Res.; Business Educn Council, 1974–77

Publications

Condition of the British People, 1911–1946, 1947; Social Surveys and Social Action, 1951; Beyond Three Score and Ten, 1980; People in Their Sixties, 1983

Recreation

listening to music

Club

Civil Service

Address

12 Pelham Square, Brighton, East Sussex BN1 4ET

Brighton (0273) 684537