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Thomson, Sir Joseph John

Isobel Falconer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195112290
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/36506
Thomson, Sir Joseph John

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Thomson, Sir Joseph John (1856–1940), physicist, was born on 18 December 1856 at Cheetham Hill, near Manchester, the elder son of Joseph James Thomson (d. 1873), antiquarian bookseller, and his wife, Emma Swindells (d. 1901), of the local Vernon family. The ...

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Subjects: Physics

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