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Parkinson, Frank (1887–1946), electrical engineer and philanthropist

J. A. Chartres

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography


Published online September 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/93364

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Parkinson, Frank (1887–1946), electrical engineer and philanthropist, was born at Springfield, Guiseley, Wharfedale, Yorkshire, on 7 February 1887, the eldest of three children of Joseph Parkinson (1862–1902), stone mason and quarry-owner, and his wife, Ann Elizabeth, née Yeadon (b. 1861). Educated at ...

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