Dow entered the Indian Civil Service in 1909 and served in various senior administrative and advisory capacities in pre-war India. From 1939 to 1941, he was Director-General of Supply and President of the War Supply Board, India; and from 1941 to 1946, Governor of Sind. He became Governor of Bihar in 1946. He was appointed a CIE in 1932, a CSI in 1937, knighted with the KCSI in 1940 and appointed a GCIE in 1947.
Dow served as the second Governor of Sindh from 1 April 1941 to 14 January 1946 succeeding Sir Lancelot Graham. He laid the foundation stone of Dow Medical College, now a constituent college of the Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi in December 1945
- "Governors". Sindh Governor House. Retrieved 2010-04-12.
- "Introduction". Dow University of Health Sciences. Retrieved 2010-04-12.
- Hugh Dow, A note on the Sindhi alphabet, Asian Affairs, Volume 7, Issue 1 February 1976 , pages 54 - 56
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