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Graham, (William) Sydney (1918-1986), poet

Michael Seward Snow

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


Graham, (William) Sydney (1918-1986), poet, was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, on 19 November 1918, the elder child and elder son of Alexander Graham (1884-1954), marine engineer, of Greenock, and his wife, Margaret McDermid (1882-1940), shopkeeper. After leaving Greenock high school at fourteen, he completed an apprenticeship in engineering. In 1938-9 ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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