in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Biological Sciences; Marine and Estuarine Biology; World History; Maps and Map-making. 1200 words.
Marr, James William Slesser (1902–1965), marine biologist and polar explorer, was born on 9 December 1902 at Cushnie, Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, the second son of John George Marr, a...