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Yates, Frank (1902-1994), statistical scientist

David J. Finney

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/55861
Yates, Frank (1902-1994), statistical scientist


Yates, Frank (1902-1994), statistical scientist, was born on 12 May 1902 in Didsbury, Manchester, the only son and eldest of the five children of Percy Yates (c.1870-c.1935), seed merchant, and his wife, Edith (d. 1958), daughter of Frank Wright, corn and seed merchant of Ashbourne, Derbyshire. An uncle's gift of ...

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