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Sir John Harold Horlock (1928-2015), engineer and university administrator, Vice-Chancellor of the Open University, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Salford, Professor of Engineering at the Universities of Liverpool and Cambridge and Treasurer and Vice-President of the Royal Society.
1928 April 19th. Born Edmonton, Middlesex
Apprentice at Rolls-Royce
1953 Married to Sheila Stutely (two daughters, one son)
2015 May 22nd. Died.