White, Harold (1914-1987)

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    Abstract

    Harold White (1914-1987), engineer and public servant, was born on 4 May 1914 at Broughton, Greater Manchester, England, son of Perec Israel Vitofsky, artist (painter), and his wife Minnie, née Green. In 1918 his father, a naturalised British subject of Lithuanian descent, formally changed the family name to White by deed poll. In 1924 the Whites and their four children migrated to Australia and settled in Melbourne
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationAustralian Dictionary of Biography
    Place of PublicationAustralia
    PublisherMelbourne University Press
    Pages1-1
    Number of pages1
    Volume18
    ISBN (Print)9780522861310
    Publication statusPublished - 2012

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    PUTNIS, P. (2012). White, Harold (1914-1987). In Australian Dictionary of Biography (Vol. 18, pp. 1-1). Melbourne University Press. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/white-harold-15912