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Name:  Tennant, Valerie
Brief biography:  British, 1909-1999
Nationality:  British
Occupation:  Town planner
Date of birth:  1909
Place of birth:  ENGLAND: Worcestershire, Kings Norton
Date of death:  1999

Youngest of 6 children (5 girls and 1 boy) and daughter of John and Margaret Nettlefold.

Born in 1909 Valerie was a student at Edgbaston High School for Girls. Valerie followed her father into the town planning profession, studying Estate Management at London University as a mature student. Valerie became involved with the Royal Town Planning Institute, through which she met her husband Peter Tennant at a housing estate meeting in London. The marriage in 1938 produced three children; Alison, Fiona and Sheila.

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