Lewy, Ernst (1881–1966), linguist, was born on
19 September 1881 in Breslau,
Germany (now Wrocław, Poland), the youngest of
ten children of Jacob Lewy, a merchant, and Julia Lewy (née Bielschowsky). The family
background was Jewish. Lewy attended the König-Wilhelms-Gymnasium in…...
Patterson, Sarah (‘Saidie’) (1904–85), trade unionist and peace activist, was born
25 November 1904 at 32
Woodvale St., Shankill Road, Belfast, eldest of
three children of William Patterson (d. 1912), shipyard blacksmith, and Sarah Patterson
(née Moore), both of whom were devout…...
(1916–2001), economist, was born on 23 June 1916 on
the family farm at Ballylagan, Ballynure, Co.
Antrim, the only child of John Bright Wilson (d. 1948), and his wife
Margaret (née Ellison). His father, while keeping the farm, established a grocery
and animal feed…...