George Bowles (Conservative politician)

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George Frederic Stewart Bowles (17 November 1877 – 1 January 1955)[1][2] was a British Conservative Party politician and barrister.

Bowles was born 17 November 1877, the son of Thomas Gibson Bowles of London. He was educated at Farnborough School, Hants. before entering the Royal Navy in 1891; resigned Commission, 1897 and went to Cambridge University where he graduated BA in 1901 and MA in 1905. He was admitted to the Inner Temple in 1898, and called to the Bar in 1901 whereupon he practised in the Admiralty Court for a few years.[1]

He married Madeline Mary Tobin (b 1893 Hanover Square) in 1922. They had 2 children.

He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Norwood from 1906 to 1910.[2][3] He attended Trinity College, Cambridge. He was the son of Tommy Bowles, an MP and the founder of the magazines The Lady and the English Vanity Fair.[3]

Bowles died in Malta on 1 January 1955.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Bowles, George Frederick Stewart (BWLS897GF)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  3. ^ "Obituaries". The Times. London. 4 January 1955. p. 8. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Ernest Tritton
Member of Parliament for Norwood
1906Jan 1910
Succeeded by
Harry Simon Samuel