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Woolf, Leonard Sidney (1880-1969), author and publisher

Stanford P. Rosenbaum

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/37019
Woolf, Leonard Sidney (1880-1969), author and publisher


Woolf, Leonard Sidney (1880-1969), author and publisher, was born on 25 November 1880 in Kensington, London, the third of ten children of Sidney Woolf QC (1844-1892) and his wife, Marie de Jongh (1848-1939). He was brought up in Reform Judaism, became an atheist in his teens, and remained sceptical about ...

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