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Howson, George (1886–1936), founder of the British Legion Poppy Factory

Philip Waller

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/37577

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Howson, George (1886–1936), founder of the British Legion Poppy Factory, was born on 7 September 1886 at the rectory in Overton, Flintshire, the youngest in the family of four sons (the eldest of whom died in infancy) and one daughter of George John Howson (1854–1943)...

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