Owen Willans Richardson
Born: 26 April 1879, Dewsbury, United Kingdom
Died: 15 February 1959, Alton, United Kingdom
Affiliation at the time of the award: London University, London, United Kingdom
Prize motivation: "for his work on the thermionic phenomenon and especially for the discovery of the law named after him"
Owen Willans Richardson received his Nobel Prize one year later, in 1929.
Prize share: 1/1