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Chilver, Baron, ((Amos) Henry Chilver) (30 Oct. 1926–8 July 2012)  

Kt 1978; FRS 1982; FREng

Born 30 Oct. 1926; e s of Amos H. Chilver and Annie E. Mack; m 1959, Claudia M. B. Grigson, MA, MB, BCh, ...

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Clarke, Sir Arthur (Charles), (16 Dec. 1917–19 March 2008)  

Kt 1998; CBE 1989

Born 16 Dec. 1917; s of Charles Wright Clarke and Nora Mary Willis; m 1953, Marilyn Mayfield (marr. diss. 1964); died 19 March 2008

Huish’s Grammar Sch., Taunton; King’s Coll., London (BSc; FKC ...

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Coase, Prof. Ronald Harry, (29 Dec. 1910–2 Sept. 2013), Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow in Law and Economics, University of Chicago, since 1982  

DSc

Born 29 Dec. 1910; s of Henry Joseph Coase and Rosalie Elizabeth (née Giles); m 1937, Marian Ruth Hartung (d 2012); died 2 Sept. 2013

Professor Emeritus and Senior Fellow in Law and Economics, University of Chicago, since ...

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Gould, Prof. Stephen Jay, (10 Sept. 1941–20 May 2002), Professor of Geology, and Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology, Museum of Comparative Geology, since 1973, and Alexander Agassiz Professor of Zoology, since 1982, Harvard University  

PhD

Born NYC, 10 Sept. 1941; m 1st, 1965, Deborah Lee (marr. diss.); two s; 2nd, 1995, Rhonda Roland Shearer; died 20 May 2002

Professor of Geology, and Curator of Invertebrate Palaeontology, Museum of Comparative Geology, since ...

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Gregory, Prof. Richard Langton, (24 July 1923–17 May 2010), Professor of Neuropsychology and Director of Brain and Perception Laboratory, University of Bristol, 1970–88, then Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Fellow  

CBE 1989; DSc; FRS 1992; FRSE 1969

Born 24 July 1923; s of C. C. L. Gregory, astronomer, and Patricia (née Gibson); m 1st, 1953, Margaret Hope Pattison Muir (marr. diss. ...

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Harris, Dr John Edwin, (2 June 1932–3 Feb. 2009), nuclear scientist  

MBE 1981; FRS 1988; FREng

Born 2 June 1932; s of late John Frederick Harris and Emily Margaret (née Prosser); m 1956, Ann Foote; two s two d; died...

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Lappert, Prof. Michael Franz, (31 Dec. 1928–28 March 2014), Research Professor of Chemistry, University of Sussex, 1997–2008, then Emeritus (Professor of Chemistry, 1969–97)  

FRS 1979

Born 31 Dec. 1928; s of Julius Lappert and Kornelie Lappert (née Beran); m 1980, Lorna McKenzie; died 28 March 2014

Research Professor of Chemistry, University of Sussex, ...

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Line, Maurice Bernard, (21 June 1928–21 Sept. 2010), Director General (Science, Technology and Industry), British Library, 1985–88 (Deputy Director General, 1973–74, Director General, 1974–85, Lending Division)  

FCLIP

Born 21 June 1928; s of Bernard Cyril and Ruth Florence Line; m 1954, Joyce Gilchrist; one s one d; died 21 Sept. 2010

Director General (Science, Technology and Industry), British Library, ...

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Lloyd, Christopher, (2 March 1921–27 Jan. 2006), writer on horticulture; regular gardening correspondent, Country Life, since 1963  

OBE 2000; VMH 1979

Born 2 March 1921; s of late Nathaniel Lloyd and Daisy (née Field); died 27 Jan. 2006

writer on horticulture; regular gardening correspondent, Country Life, since ...

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Lovell, Sir (Alfred Charles) Bernard, (31 Aug. 1913–6 Aug. 2012), Founder and Director of Jodrell Bank Experimental Station, Cheshire, subseq. Nuffield Radio Astronomy Laboratories, 1951–81 (renamed Jodrell Bank Observatory, 2000); Professor of Radio Astronomy, University of Manchester, 1951–80, then Emeritus Professor  

Kt 1961; OBE 1946; FRS 1955

Born 31 Aug. 1913; s of G. Lovell, Oldland Common, Gloucestershire; m 1937, Mary Joyce Chesterman (d 1993); two s three d...

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Perring, Franklyn Hugh, (1 Aug. 1927–11 Oct. 2003), writer, lecturer, botanist, and traveller  

OBE 1988

Born 1 Aug. 1927; s of Frank Arthur and Avelyn Millicent Perring; m 1st, 1951, Yvonne Frances Maud Matthews (marr. diss. 1972); one ...

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Porter of Luddenham, Baron, (George Porter) (6 Dec. 1920–31 Aug. 2002)  

OM 1989; Kt 1972; PhD, ScD; FRS 1960

Born 6 Dec. 1920; e s of late John Smith Porter and Alice Ann Porter, Stainforth; m...

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Rotblat, Sir Joseph, (4 Nov. 1908–31 Aug. 2005), Professor of Physics in the University of London, at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, 1950–76, then Emeritus; Physicist to St Bartholomew’s Hospital, 1950–76; President, Pugwash Conferences on Science and World Affairs, 1988–97, then Emeritus  

KCMG 1998; CBE 1965; PhD, DSc; FRS 1995; FInstP

Born 4 Nov. 1908; e s of late Z. Rotblat, Warsaw; died 31 Aug. 2005

Professor of Physics in the University of London, at St Bartholomew’s Hospital Medical College, ...