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Sir Gordon Russell
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Born in Cricklewood, London
Born on 20th of May 1892
Died on 7th of October 1980

Born 1892. Died 1980 - English designer and manufacturer.

Began furniture making business in 1923 in Broadway. During WWII was chairman of panel responsible for utility furniture. Elected Royal Designer for Industry in 1940. Director of Council of Industrial Design from 1947 to 1959.

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