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Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher

John K. Harvey

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/54877

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Preston, Joseph Henry [Harry] (1911–1985), aeronautical engineer and university teacher, was born on 1 March 1911 at Swinescales, Hutton Soil, Greystoke, near Penrith, Cumberland, the son of William Preston, a farmer, and his wife, Jean Dufton. He was brought up in the small farming community of ...

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