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James, Edward Frank Willis (1907–1984), art patron

John Lowe

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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James, Edward Frank Willis (1907–1984), art patron, was born on 16 August 1907 at Greywalls, Gullane, East Lothian, the youngest of five children of William James (d. 1912), landed gentleman, and Evelyn Elizabeth (1869–1929), eldest daughter of Sir Charles Forbes, fourth baronet...

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