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Thistlethwaite, Frank (1915-2003), historian and university administrator

Michael Sanderson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published online January 2007 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Thistlethwaite, Frank (1915-2003), historian and university administrator, was born on 24 July 1915 at 11 Powell Street, Burnley, Lancashire, the elder son of Lee Thistlethwaite (1885-1973), cotton cloth merchant and manufacturer, and his wife, Florence Nightingale, née Thornber (1892-1983). Both sides of the family came from a long line of ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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