Reference Entry

Bowles, Thomas Gibson (1842-1922), politician and newspaper proprietor

Alfred Cochrane and Colin Matthew

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Bowles, Thomas Gibson (1842-1922), politician and newspaper proprietor, was born on 15 January 1842, the illegitimate son of Thomas Milner-Gibson (1806-1884) and Susan Bowles, of whom nothing else is known. His father's wife, Susanna, made him welcome with his eight stepbrothers and -sisters. He was educated at Mr Cobley's Preparatory ...

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