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Gleitze, Mercedes (1900–1981), swimmer

Doloranda Hannah Pember

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Gleitze, Mercedes (1900–1981), swimmer, was born at 124 Freshfield Road, Brighton, on 18 November 1900, the youngest of three daughters (there were no sons) of Heinrich Gleitze, journeyman baker, and his wife, Anna Kurr, a language teacher. She spent her childhood partly in ...

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Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation

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