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Howard, Luke (1772–1864), manufacturing chemist and meteorologist

Jim Burton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/13928

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Howard, Luke (1772–1864), manufacturing chemist and meteorologist, was born on 28 November 1772 in London, one of the several children of Robert Howard (1738–1812) and his wife, Elizabeth Leatham (1742–1816) of Pontefract. His father was a wealthy tin plate manufacturer and the chief agent for introducing the Argand lamp into ...

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Subjects: Industrial Chemistry ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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