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JAMES, Eric John Francis Lord

Forenames: Eric John Francis

Last name: JAMES

Titles and Honours: Lord

Date of birth: 1909-04-13

Date of death: 1992-05-16

Date of Election: 1945-01-01

Honorary Member? Yes


Present in the Dictionary of National Biography? No


"Freedom in Education", (1946-7, vol 88, pp15-31), "Industry and Education (1947-8, vol 89, pp 40-53, with J E Richardson), "The Education of the Brilliant Child" (1949-50, vol 91, pp5-20), plus essays and articles on various educational and scientific publications

Place of Residence: Rusholme, Manchester and Leyburn, North Yorkshire


Born Derby, educ Taunton's School, Southampton, Queen's College, Oxford, m 1939 Cordelia Wingour, one son. Council 1946-48, 1950-55, Pres 1948-50, Vice-Pres 1951-2, Corres member 1963. High Master, M'cr Grammar Sch, 1945-62, Vice-Chancellor, York Univ, 1962-73, Chair, Headmasters' Conference, 1953-54, member then Chair, Royal Fine Art Commission, 1973-9 and member of many other committees

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