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Hammond, Sir John (1889–1964), physiologist and agricultural scientist

Joseph Edwards.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Physiology. 737 words.

Hammond, Sir John (1889–1964), physiologist and agricultural scientist, was born on 23 February 1889, at Briston, Norfolk, the eldest child of Burrell Hammond, a tenant farmer, and Janette...

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Lucas, Keith (1879–1916), physiologist and instrument designer

John K. Bradley.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1615 words.

Lucas, Keith (1879–1916), physiologist and instrument designer, was born at Greenwich on 8 March 1879, the second son of Francis Robert Lucas (d. 1931), managing director of the Telegraph...

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Torrens, David Smyth (1897–1967), physiologist and horologist

Linde Lunney.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physiology; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 769 words.

Torrens, David Smyth (1897–1967), physiologist and horologist, was the eldest of the three sons of David Smyth Torrens (d. 1936) and his wife, Margaret, née Hogg (d. 1948); there was also a...

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