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Hugh Pembroke Vowles

Author Code: EHPV

Born: (?) 1885 - Pembroke, Wales

Died: (?) 1951 - Oxlynch, Gloucestershire, England

Educated at Elizabeth College, Guernsey and the Technical School of Gloucester, Vowles served an apprenticeship at the latter and became a junior draughtsman in Stroud, Glocester. From 1909 to 1913 he was employed as a contract engineer. During the First World War he was the assistant district manager to the Metropolitan Munitions Committee and, later, the assistant manager of the Ailsa National Shell Factory, based in London. Following the war in 1918, he became a technical advisor to Cox and Company. In 1922, he joined W.H. Allen, Sons & Co. as a technical advisor. In 1929, he left in order to establish his own consultancy firm. During the Second World War, he edited technical literature for the British Council in London. Vowles was a fervent communist and an admirer of the USSR. He contributed articles on a variety of subjects to various periodicals, such as the Citizen. His works include The Tradition of the Great State (19123), Under New Management (1922), The Web of Finance (1926), Engineer As Ruler (1930), The Quest for Power (1931), Ancient Windmills (1932), Ukraine and Its People (1939), Electrification in the U.S.S.R (1942) and James Watt and the Industrial Revolution (1943).

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