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Boreham, Sir (Arthur) John (1925–1994), statistician and civil servant

Arthur Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Probability and Statistics. 562 words.

Boreham, Sir (Arthur) John (1925–1994), statistician and civil servant, was born on 30 July 1925 at Noddon, Beacon Hill, Hindhead, Surrey, the second surviving son of the Ven. Frederick...

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Bray, Jeremy William (1930–2002), mathematician and politician

Tam Dalyell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; UK Politics. 1177 words.

Bray, Jeremy William (1930–2002), mathematician and politician, was born in Hong Kong on 29 June 1930, the son of the Revd Arthur Henry Bray and his wife, Edith Muriel, who were Methodist...

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Cleland, James (1770–1840), statistician and civic administrator

Stana Nenadic.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Public Administration; Probability and Statistics. 593 words.

Cleland, James (1770–1840), statistician and civic administrator, was born in Glasgow on 28 January 1770 and spent his early career as a cabinet-maker in his father's firm. He was educated...

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Digges, Thomas (c. 1546–1595), mathematician and member of parliament

Stephen Johnston.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; UK Politics. 1929 words.

Digges, Thomas (c. 1546–1595), mathematician and member of parliament, was the eldest son of Leonard Digges (c. 1515–c. 1559), practical mathematician, and his wife, Bridget, daughter of...

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Fawcett, Philippa Garrett (1868–1948), mathematician and civil servant

Rita McWilliams Tullberg.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1672 words.

Fawcett, Philippa Garrett (1868–1948), mathematician and civil servant, was born in London on 4 April 1868, the only daughter of Henry Fawcett (1833–1884), Liberal politician and professor...

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Flux, Sir Alfred William (1867–1942), economist, statistician, and civil servant

Henry Clay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Probability and Statistics; Economics. 1001 words.

Flux, Sir Alfred William (1867–1942), economist, statistician, and civil servant, was born in Portsmouth on 8 April 1867, the only son of John Flux, a journeyman cement maker, and his wife,...

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Heath, Sir Thomas Little (1861–1940), civil servant and authority on ancient mathematics

Maurice Headlam and Ivor Thomas.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 1618 words.

Heath, Sir Thomas Little (1861–1940), civil servant and authority on ancient mathematics, was born on 5 October 1861 at Barnetby-le-Wold, Lincolnshire, the third and youngest son of Samuel...

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Hibbert, Sir Jack (1932–2005), statistician and civil servant

David Wroe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Probability and Statistics. 1227 words.

Hibbert, Sir Jack (1932–2005), statistician and civil servant, was born at the Huddersfield Municipal Maternity Home, Huddersfield, Yorkshire, on 14 February 1932, the only child of William...

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Nissel [née Griffiths], Muriel (1921–2010), statistician and civil servant

Claus Moser.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Probability and Statistics. 1019 words.

Nissel [née Griffiths], Muriel (1921–2010), statistician and civil servant, was born on 30 January 1921 at 38 Perham Road, Fulham, London, the only child of Evan Griffiths, a civil servant...

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Porter, George Richardson (1792–1852), civil servant and statistician

Henry Parris.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Probability and Statistics. 896 words.

Porter, George Richardson (1792–1852), civil servant and statistician, was born in London, the son of a merchant. Educated at Merchant Taylors' School, London, he traded from 1813 in sugar...

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