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Howard Doncaster Rowntree

Howard Doncaster Rowntree (1879-1974) was educated at Bootham School and University College London. He married Nora Sutherland Priestman in 1907. He worked as a draper, house furnisher and china dealer of Scarborough, where he ran the Rowntree department store. He died in the The Retreat aged 94.

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