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Matthey, George (1825–1913), refiner and metallurgist

Ian E. Cottington

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/47907

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Matthey, George (1825–1913), refiner and metallurgist, was born on 8 May 1825, the fourth son of John Matthey, a stockbroker and foreign-exchange dealer, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Green. George was educated at Arragon House in Twickenham, but his career was determined by an agreement between his father and ...

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Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Medicinal Chemistry

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