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Lovelock [née Northover Smith], Irene May (1896–1974), founder of the British Housewives' League

Elizabeth A. McCarty

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/39181

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Lovelock [née Northover Smith], Irene May (1896–1974), founder of the British Housewives' League, was born on 26 May 1896 at Wood Green, London, the elder daughter of William Northover Smith (1864–1953), ironmonger, and his wife, Florence Minnie Heath (1869–1943). She was educated at schools in ...

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Ethical Issues and Debates ; Gender and Politics ; History of Gender and Sexuality

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