Sir Harold Himsworth KCB, FRS
Sir Harold (Harry) Himsworth, born in Huddersfield in 1905, was a distinguished clinical scientist.
He married Charlotte Gray in 1932 and they had two sons. He studied medicine at the University of London and trained in University College Hospital.
He was a successful secretary of the Medical Research Council from 1949-1968. He was best known for his research into diabetes mellitus. He was made a KCB in the New Years Honours in 1952 and in 1953 he was appointed Honorary Physician to the Queen. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1955.
He lived at 13 Hamilton Terrace. He died in 1993.