Pioneer of seed pathology

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Nora Lilian Alcock

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Maiden name: Scott; AKA Lilian Alcock, Nora Lilian Lepard Alcock
Born 18 August 1874, died 31 March 1972

Daughter of Edgeworth Leonora Hill, and Sir John Scott, barrister and judicial adviser to the Khedive of Egypt. Lilian Scott married Nathaniel Alcock in 1905. In 1912, he was appointed professor of physiology at McGill University, Montreal, where he worked on radiation. He died of leukaemia in 1913, leaving her with four children.

The Biographical Dictionary of Scottish Women
Based on an entry by Agnes Walker
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