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Akers, Sir Wallace Alan (1888-1954), chemist and industrialist

Fleck and Joseph Gross

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Akers, Sir Wallace Alan (1888-1954), chemist and industrialist, was born on 9 September 1888 at Walthamstow, the second child of Charles Akers, a chartered accountant, and his wife, Mary Ethelreda Brown. He was educated at Lake House School in Bexhill, and at Aldenham School. From there he went to Christ ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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