in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
March 2013; p ublished online January 2012 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Plant Ecology; Medicinal Chemistry. 1026 words.
Fowden, Sir Leslie (1925–2008), plant biochemist, was born on 13 October 1925 at Birch Hill House, Wardle, Rochdale, Lancashire, the only child of Herbert Fowden (1878–1960), an iron turner...