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Macdonald, Sir George (1862–1940), classical scholar and civil servant

A. O. Curle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Education; Classical Studies. 996 words.

Macdonald, Sir George (1862–1940), classical scholar and civil servant, was born at Elgin on 30 January 1862, the third son of James Macdonald, a master at Elgin Academy and an antiquary,...

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Sinker, Sir (Algernon) Paul (1905–1977), classicist and civil servant

J. M. Lee.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Education; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Classical Studies. 1169 words.

Sinker, Sir (Algernon) Paul (1905–1977), classicist and civil servant, was born on 13 April 1905 in Slough, Buckinghamshire, the only child of Robert Sinker (1868–1941), a Church of England...

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