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Neill, Alexander Sutherland (1883–1973), founder of Summerhill School

H. G. Judge

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/31490

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Neill, Alexander Sutherland (1883–1973), founder of Summerhill School, was born in Forfar in Scotland on 17 October 1883, the fourth son and fourth of the thirteen children (one of them stillborn) of George Neill (d. 1937), schoolmaster, and his wife, Mary (1854–1934)...

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