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Bowman, Sir James, first baronetlocked

(1898–1978)
  • Derek Ezra

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Bowman, Sir James, first baronet (1898–1978), trade unionist and industrial administrator, was born at Great Corby, near Carlisle, Cumberland, on 8 March 1898, the fifth of the seven children of Robert James Bowman (1861–1948), blacksmith, and his wife, Mary Murray (1865–1941). On leaving school, ...

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J. Burke, A general [later edns A genealogical] and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the United Kingdom [later edns the British empire] (1829–)