Humphrey Verdon Roe
1878 – 1949
Who was Humphrey Verdon Roe?
Humphrey Verdon Roe was a British businessman, a philanthropist, aircraft manufacturer and the usually unacknowledged co-founder of Britain's first and most successful birth control clinic along with Marie Stopes, who became his wife. He was the father of the British philosopher Harry Stopes-Roe.
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