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Leslie [married name Burr], May Sybil (1887–1937), chemist

Marelene F. Rayner-Canham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Leslie [married name Burr], May Sybil (1887–1937), chemist, was born on 14 August 1887 at Cloverfield, Woodlesford, Yorkshire, the daughter of Frederick Leslie, coalminer (and later bookseller), and his wife, Elizabeth Dickinson. She was educated at Leeds high school and on graduation in 1905 was awarded a ...

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Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry

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