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Jowitt, William Allen, Earl Jowitt

Thomas S. Legg and Marie-Louise Legg

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/34246

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Jowitt, William Allen, Earl Jowitt (1885–1957), lord chancellor, was born on 15 April 1885 at Stevenage rectory, Hertfordshire, the only son and tenth child of the Revd William Jowitt (1834–1912) and his wife, Louisa Margaret, daughter of John Allen of Oldfield Hall, Altrincham, Cheshire...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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