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Cooper, Joan Davies

William Utting.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; UK Politics; Political Institutions. 808 words.

Cooper, Joan Davies (1914–1999), social worker and civil servant, was born on 12 August 1914 at 38 Fairfield Square, Droylsden, Manchester, the only daughter and elder child of Valentine...

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Cosgrave [née Daly], Mary Josephine

Maria Luddy.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 341 words.

Cosgrave [née Daly], Mary Josephine (c. 1877–1941), local administrator and social worker, was born in Naas, co. Kildare, the daughter of James William Daly and his wife, Jane. She was...

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Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry

Andrew Chandler.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Work; Military History; Land Forces and Warfare; Political Institutions; Public Administration. 2177 words.

Deedes, Sir Wyndham Henry (1883–1956), army officer, civil administrator, and social worker, was born on 10 March 1883 at 19 Westbourne Place, Belgravia, London, the second son of Colonel...

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Large, Sir Peter

Bert Massie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1417 words.

Large, Sir Peter (1931–2005), civil servant and campaigner for the rights of disabled people, was born on 16 October 1931 at 100 Hawkeys Lane, Tynemouth, the son of Rosslyn Victor Large (d....

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Streatfeild, Lucy Anne Evelyn Deane

Elaine Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Political Institutions; Public Administration; Social and Cultural History; Labour and Demographic Economics; Social Work; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 969 words.

Streatfeild, Lucy Anne Evelyn Deane (1865–1950), factory inspector and social worker, was born at Madras, India, on 31 July 1865, and was baptized there on the following day, the daughter...

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