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Powell, Roger (1896–1990), bookbinder

Jane Griffiths

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Powell, Roger (1896–1990), bookbinder, was born in London on 17 May 1896, the elder of the two sons of Oswald Byrom Powell (b. 1867) and his wife, Winifred Cobb. Between 1907 and 1915 he was educated at Bedales School, of which his father was a co-founder. After leaving school he served in the First World War, first in the ...

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