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Macmillan, Douglas (1884–1969), civil servant and charity founder

Timothy J. Hunt

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/68997

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Macmillan, Douglas (1884–1969), civil servant and charity founder, was born on 10 August 1884 at 12 Cumnock Terrace, Castle Cary, Somerset, the seventh of eight children of William Macmillan (1844–1911), horsehair weaver and alderman of Somerset, and his wife, Emily (1843–1937), daughter of ...

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