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King's Birthday Honours

    Naturevolume 135page947 (1935) | Download Citation



    THE following names of men of science and others associated with scientific work appear in the list of honours conferred by the King “on the occasion of his Majesty's Birthday, and in commemoration of the completion of the twenty-fifth year of his Majesty's reign. Sir Frederick Gowland Hopkins, in recognition of his eminent services to biochemistry, especially in connexion with the discovery of vitamins. Viscount: Lord Bledisloe, lately Governor-General of New Zealand. G.C.M.G.: Sir Henry Birchenough, president of the British South Africa Company and chairman of the Beit Trustees. G.B.E.: Sir George Newman, lately chief medical officer, Ministry of Health and Board of Education. K.C.B.: Dr. G. C. Simpson, director of the Meteorological Office. K.B.E.: Prof. J. C. McLennan, professor emeritus and visiting professor of physics, University of Toronto, Dominion of Canada, for fundamental discoveries in physics and scientific services. D.B.E.: Mrs. M. M. Ogilvie Gordon, vice-president of the International Council of Women and former president of the National Council of Women. Knights: Mr. N. Ashbridge, chief engineer of the British Broadcasting Corporation; Prof. J. Barcroft, professor of physiology, University of Cambridge; Prof. A. J. Hall, emeritus professor of medicine, University of Sheffield, for distinguished service to medicine and medical science, with special reference to problems of the health of industrial workers; Mr. J. H. M. Home, vice-chairman, Advisory Council to Department of Agriculture for Scotland; Dr. L. L. Fermor, director of the Geological Survey of India; Mr. H. H. Humphries, city engineer of Birmingham, president of the Town Planning Institute; Mr. P. P. Laidlaw, pathologist to the Medical Research Council, for distinguished service to medical science; Dr. S. L. Pearce, engineer-in-chief of the London Power Company, Ltd.; Dr. C. L. Woolley, for services to archaeology.

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