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Harris, Sir Percy Wyn- (1903–1979), colonial governor and mountaineer

A. H. M. Kirk-Greene

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/31861

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Harris, Sir Percy Wyn- (1903–1979), colonial governor and mountaineer, was born at 1 Cumberland Road, Acton, Middlesex, on 24 August 1903, the eldest of the three sons and the second of the five children of Percy Martin Harris, managing director of a firm of builders' merchants and JP, and his wife, ...

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Subjects: Sports and Outdoor Recreation ; US Politics ; US Colonial and Revolutionary History ; Colonialism and Imperialism

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