British Queen Best Owes Knighthood on Jewish Refugee from Germany

Dr. Francis Simon, Professor of Thermodynamics at Oxford University, who came to this country in 1933 a Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany, and who subsequently helped develop the atom bomb, was named a knight in the Queens Honors List made public here yesterday.

The list also named Bertram B. Benas, leading attorney of Liverpool and authority on the history of Jews in Northern England, a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. Also named Commanders of the Order were Dr. L. Rosenhead, Professor of Applied Mathematics at Liverpool University, and Lt. Col. G. I. H. Salmon, honorary catering advisor to the British Army.

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