Drummond, Sir Jack Cecil (1891–1952), nutritional biochemist, was born at Leicester on 12 January 1891, the only child of John Drummond, a retired major of the Royal Horse Artillery, who died the following June. He was brought up by his aunt and her husband, ...
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Kodicek, Egon Hynek (1908–1982), biochemist and nutritionist, was born on 3 August 1908 in Kamenny Ujezd, Bohemia, the son of Emma and Samuel Kodicek. In 1915 his father, a doctor, moved with the family to Budweis, as medical chief of the military hospital there. ...