Monday, December 21, 2020

Edward Leonard Darwin 1934-2020

  _. Edward Leonard Darwin, who died 17 December, 2020, was a scion of the Darwin landed gentry family, a great-grandson of the great Charles Darwin. 

He was born 21 June, 1934, fourth son of Sir Charles Dalton Darwin, KBE, MC [1887-1962], and his wife the former Katharine Pember [1901-1980]; married 1963, Jennifer Joan Gibbon [Jenny] Proctor [born 1939], daughter of Surg-Rear Adm Richard Louis Gibbon Proctor, CB [1906-69] of Rochester, Kent and his wife Dorothy Joan Hocken (1905-83),  by whom he had a son, Andrew [born 1965], and two daughters, Camilla [born 1969], and Anna [born 1972].

Charles Darwin [1809-82]-->Sir George Darwin [1845-1912]-->Sir Charles Darwin [1887-1962]-->Edward Leonard Darwin [1934-2020].


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