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Pear·son(pîr′sən), Lester Bowles 1897-1972.
Canadian politician who served as prime minister (1963-1968). He won the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize for his role in the negotiation of a solution to the Suez crisis (1956).
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1. (Biography) Karl. 1857–1936, British mathematician, noted for his work in statistics, esp as applied to biological problems
2. (Biography) Lester B(owles). 1897–1972, Canadian Liberal statesman; prime minister (1963–68): Nobel peace prize 1957 for helping to resolve the Suez crisis (1956)
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Lester Bowles, 1897–1972, prime minister of Canada 1963–68: Nobel peace prize 1957.
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