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Prof. L. N. G. Filon, C.B.E., F.R.S


ON December 29, 1937, the typhoid epidemic at Croydon claimed as a victim Prof. L. N. G. Filon, at the age of sixty-two years, when, in view of his robust frame and vigorous vitality, he might justifiably have been looking forward to many more years of the hard and unselfish work that characterized both his scientific and his public life. His friends had received encouraging news of his struggle against the disease, and the crisis was understood to be over, so that his death came as a shock for which they were ill prepared.


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ANDRADE, E. Prof. L. N. G. Filon, C.B.E., F.R.S. Nature 141, 357–358 (1938).

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