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Har·greaves(här′grēvz′), Alison 1963-1995.
British mountaineer who was the second person to climb Mt. Everest alone and without supplementary oxygen (1995). She was killed descending from the summit of K2 that same year.
Hargreaves, James Died 1778.
British inventor of the spinning jenny (c. 1764). He patented his device in 1770.
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(Biography) James. died 1778, English inventor of the spinning jenny
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