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Acheson, Sir (Ernest) Donald (1926-2010), medical officer

Sally Sheard

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online January 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/102463

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Acheson, Sir (Ernest) Donald (1926-2010), medical officer, was born on 17 September 1926 at 74 Osborne Park, Belfast, the younger son of Malcolm King Acheson (d. 1962), a doctor who specialized in public health, and his wife, Dorothy Josephine, née Rennoldson (d. 1976), the daughter of a Tyneside shipbuilder. His ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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