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Sir James Cobban (1920-1929)

16 Jun 2021
Eminent OPs

Double first in Classical Tripos at Jesus College, Cambridge. Lieutenant-Colonel in Directorate of Military Intelligence in WW2. Educationalist. Headmaster of Abingdon School from 1947 to 1970. Principal architect of the independent schools' assisted places scheme. Died in 1999.

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