Raymond Gower

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Sir (Herbert) Raymond Gower (15 August 1916 – 22 February 1989) was a British Conservative Party Member of Parliament for 38 years.

Born in Neath, Gower was educated at Neath, Cardiff High School and University College, Cardiff. He was a solicitor, company director and chairman of a provincial newspaper.

Gower represented Barry from 1951 to 1983, and Vale of Glamorgan from 1983 until he died in office in South Glamorgan in 1989. He was a governor of the National Museum of Wales and National Library of Wales.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Dorothy Mary Rees
Member of Parliament for Barry
Constituency abolished
New constituency Member of Parliament for Vale of Glamorgan
Succeeded by
John Smith