Liverpool Institute alumni

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Abdullah Quilliam
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    Abdullah Quilliam

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    William Henry Quilliam (10 April 1856 Liverpool – 23 April 1932 London), who changed his name to Abdullah Quilliam and later Henri Marcel Leon or Haroun Mustapha Leon, was a 19th-century convert from Christianity to Islam, noted for founding England's first mosque and Islamic centre.


  2. Peter Sissons
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    Peter Sissons

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    Peter George Sissons (born 17 July 1942) is a broadcast journalist in the United Kingdom. He was the presenter of the BBC Nine O'Clock News and the BBC Ten O'Clock News between 1993 and 2003, and earlier a newscaster for ITN, providing bulletins on ITV and Channel 4. He is also a former presenter of the BBC's Question Time programme. He retired from the BBC in 2009.


  3. Alan Durband
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    Alan Durband

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    Alan Durband (1927–1993) was an important figure in the education and arts community in Liverpool. He was head of English at the Liverpool Institute High School for Boys and was co-founder of the Liverpool Everyman Theatre.


  4. Walter de Frece
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    Walter de Frece

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    Sir Abraham Walter de Frece (7 October 1870 – 7 January 1935) was a British theatre impresario, and later Conservative Party politician, who served as a member of parliament (MP) from 1920 to 1931. His wife was the celebrated male impersonator, Vesta Tilley.


  5. Frank Redington
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    Frank Redington

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    Frank Mitchell Redington (10 May 1906 – 23 May 1984) was a noted British actuary. Frank Redington was best known for his development of Immunisation Theory which specifies how a fixed income portfolio can be "immunised" against changing interest rates.


  6. Charles Glover Barkla
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    Charles Glover Barkla

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    Charles Glover Barkla FRS FRSE (7 June 1877 – 23 October 1944) was a British physicist, and the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1917 for his work in X-ray spectroscopy and related areas in the study of X-rays (Roentgen rays).


  7. Stan Kelly-Bootle
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    Stan Kelly-Bootle

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    Stanley Bootle, known as Stan Kelly-Bootle (15 September 1929  – 16 April 2014) was a British author, singer-songwriter and computer scientist. His best-known song is the "Liverpool Lullaby", which Judy Collins recorded in 1966 for her album, In My Life. Cilla Black recorded it three years later as the B-side to her pop hit "Conversations". Kelly-Bootle achieved the first postgraduate degree in computer science in 1954.


  8. Sydney Silverman
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    Sydney Silverman

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    Samuel Sydney Silverman (8 October 1895 – 9 February 1968) was a British Labour politician and vocal opponent of capital punishment.


  9. William Kneale
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    William Kneale

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    William Calvert Kneale (22 June 1906 – 24 June 1990) was an English logician best known for his 1962 book The Development of Logic, a history of logic from its beginnings in Ancient Greece written with his wife Martha. Kneale was also known as a philosopher of science and the author of a book on probability and induction. He was a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford, and in 1960 succeeded to the White's Professor of Moral Philosophy previously occupied by the linguistic philosopher J. L. Austin. He retired in 1966.


  10. Alan Robertson
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    Alan Robertson

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    Alan Robertson FRS (21 February 1920 – 25 April 1989) was an English population geneticist. Originally a chemist, he was recruited after the Second World War to work on animal genetics on behalf of the British government, and continued in this sphere until his retirement in 1985. He was a major influence in the widespread adoption of artificial insemination of cattle.


  11. Ronald Oxburgh, Baron Oxburgh
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    Ronald Oxburgh, Baron Oxburgh

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    Ernest Ronald Oxburgh, Baron Oxburgh, KBE, FRS, HonFREng (born 2 November 1934) is a geologist and geophysicist. Lord Oxburgh is well known for his work as a public advocate in both academia and the business world in addressing the need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and develop alternative energy sources as well as his negative views on the consequences of current oil consumption.


  12. Denton Thompson
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    Denton Thompson

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    James Denton Thompson (20 July 1856 – 31 October 1924) was the Bishop of Sodor and Man from 1912 until his death in 1924.


  13. Steven Norris
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    Steven Norris

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    Steven John Norris (born 24 May 1945 in Liverpool, Lancashire) is a British Conservative politician. He was the official Conservative candidate for Mayor of London in 2000 and 2004, losing in both races to Ken Livingstone.


  14. Malcolm Knox
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    Malcolm Knox

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    Sir Thomas Malcolm Knox (28 November 1900 – 6 April 1980) was an Anglo-Scottish philosopher who served as Principal of St Andrews University from 1953–66 and Vice-president of the Royal Society of Edinburgh from 1975-8.


  15. Francis Neilson
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    Francis Neilson

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    Francis Neilson (26 January 1867 – 13 April 1961), was an accomplished actor, playwright, stage director, political figure (Member of the British House of Commons), avid lecturer, author of more than 60 books, plays and opera librettos, and the most active leader in the Georgist movement.


  16. Ralph Allen Sampson
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    Ralph Allen Sampson

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    Ralph Allen Sampson FRS (June 25, 1866 – November 7, 1939) was an Irish-British astronomer.


  17. Donald MacAlister
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    Donald MacAlister

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    Sir Donald MacAlister, 1st Baronet KCB (17 May 1854 – 15 January 1934) was a physician, and Principal and Vice-Chancellor and, later, Chancellor of the University of Glasgow. He was a member of the Cambridge Apostles intellectual secret society, from 1876.


  18. Samuel Rickard Christophers
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    Samuel Rickard Christophers

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    Brevet Colonel Sir (Samuel) Richard Christophers CIE, OBE, FRS (27 November 1873 – 19 February 1978) was a British protozoologist and medical entomologist specialising in mosquitoes.




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