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Gowan, Jameslocked

(1923–2015)
  • Elain Harwood

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Gowan, James (1923–2015), architect, was born on 18 October 1923 at 56 Arisaig Drive, Mosspark, Glasgow, the elder son of James Gowan, an owner of butchers’ shops and a financial speculator, and his wife, Isabella Graham, née Mackenzie, from a family engaged in shipbuilding. His parents separated when he was five and the boys were brought up by their paternal grandparents in ...

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