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Bowden, Herbert William [Bert], Baron Aylestone (1905–1994), politician

George Thomson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Bowden, Herbert William [Bert], Baron Aylestone (1905–1994), politician, was born on 20 January 1905 at 16 Taff Embankment, Cardiff, the eldest of eleven children of Herbert Henwood Bowden, baker's assistant, later baker and confectioner, and his wife, Henrietta, née Gould. After a council school education, he worked as a shop assistant then commercial clerk, took night classes, and joined the ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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