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Bairstow, Sir Leonard (1880-1963), aeronautical engineer

George Temple and Anita McConnell

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/30543

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Bairstow, Sir Leonard (1880-1963), aeronautical engineer, was born on 25 June 1880 at Halifax in Yorkshire, the son of Uriah Bairstow, a commercial clerk, and his wife, Elizabeth Lister. He attended schools in Halifax, from where he went, in 1898, on a scholarship to the Royal College of Science, London. ...

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