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Cannan, Gilbert Eric (1884–1955), translator and writer

Diana Farr

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/56878

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Cannan, Gilbert Eric (1884–1955), translator and writer, was born on 25 June 1884 at 24 Great Cheetham Street West, in Broughton, Manchester. One of nine children, he was the second son of Henry Angus Cannan, an ill-paid Scottish shipping clerk, and (Grace Charlotte) Violet...

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