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Edwin Noel Auguste  Plowden

Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden

Male 1907 - 2001  (94 years)


  • Name Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden  [1, 2
    Birth 06 Jan 1907  Mansion House, Strachur, Argyll Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Residence Apr 1911  6 Westcliffe, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Marriage 20 Jun 1933    [2
    Bridget Horatia Richmond,   b. 05 May 1910, Rounton Grange, East Rounton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2000, Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 15 Feb 2001  Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • Edwin Noel Plowden. GBE 1987, KCB 1951, KBE 1946. Born 6 Jan. 1907; 4th s of late Roger H. Plowden; m 1933, Bridget Horatia Richmond (Lady Plowden, DBE) (d 2000); two s one d (and one d decd); died 15 Feb. 2001. Education: Switzerland; Pembroke College, Cambridge (Hon. Fellow, 1958). Career: Temporary Civil Servant, Ministry of Economic Warfare, 1939-40; Ministry of Aircraft Production, 1940-46; Chief Executive, and Member of Aircraft Supply Council, 1945-46; Vice-Chairman, Temporary Council Cttee of NATO, 1951-52; Cabinet Office, 1947; HM Treasury, 1947-53, as Chief Planning Officer and Chairman of Economic Planning Board; Adviser on Atomic Energy Organization, 1953-54; Chairman, Atomic Energy Authority, 1954-59. Visiting Fellow, Nuffield College, Oxford, 1956-64; Chairman, Committee of Enquiry: Treasury Control of Public Expenditure, 1959-61; Organisation of Representational Services Overseas, 1963-64; Aircraft Industry, 1964-65; Structure of Electricity Supply Industry in England and Wales, 1974-75; into CBI's aims and organisation, 1974-75; Dep. Chm., Cttee of Inquiry on Police, 1977-79; Chm., Police Complaints Bd, 1976-81; Independent Chm., Police Negotiating Bd, 1979-82; Chm., Top Salaries Review Body, 1981-89 (Mem., 1977-81). Pres., TI Gp (formerly Tube Investments Ltd), 1976-90 (Chm., 1963-76); Director: Commercial Union Assurance Co. Ltd, 1946-78; National Westminster Bank Ltd, 1960-77; Chm., Equity Capital for Industry Ltd, 1976-82; Mem., Internat. Adv. Bd, Southeast Bank NA, 1982-86. Chm., CBI Companies Cttee, 1976-80; Vice-Chm., CBI Pres.'s Cttee, 1977-80. Pres., London Graduate Sch. of Business Studies, 1976-90 (Chm. 1964-76); Chm., Standing Adv. Cttee on Pay of Higher Civil Service, 1968-70; Member: Civil Service Coll. Adv. Council, 1970-76; Engineering Industries Council, 1976; Ford European Adv. Council, 1976-83. Hon. Fellow, London Business Sch., 1988. Hon. DSc: Pennsylvania State Univ., 1958; Univ. of Aston, 1972; Hon. DLitt Loughborough, 1976. Publication: An Industrialist in the Treasury: the post war years (autobiog.), 1989. Address: Martels Manor, Dunmow, Essex. [Who Was Who]
    Person ID I1622  Tatham | Richmond branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2013 

    Father Roger Herbert Plowden,   b. 1853, Bagni di Lucca, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1921, 6 Westcliffe, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Helen Haseltine,   b. 22 Oct 1872, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1977, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 104 years) 
    Marriage abt 1901    [3
    Notes 
    • his 2nd marriage
    • resid Apr 1911: children Stanley, 9 b Bearsden, Glasgow; Edwin, 4 b Strachur; Penelope, 2 b Strachur; + 7 serv.
    Family ID F0747  Family Group Sheet

    Family Bridget Horatia Richmond,   b. 05 May 1910, Rounton Grange, East Rounton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 2000, Martels Manor, Dunmow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Marriage 20 Jun 1933    [2
    Children 
    +1. William Julius Lowthian Plowden,   b. 07 Feb 1935, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 2010, Gloucestershire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     2. Anna Bridget Plowden,   b. 18 Jun 1938, 99 Cromwell Rd, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Aug 1997, Lister Hospital, Pimlico Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
    +3. Living
    +4. Living
    Family ID F0746  Family Group Sheet

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  • Histories
    Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden (1907-2001)
    Edwin Noel Auguste Plowden (1907-2001)
    Obituary, Daily Telegraph

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 4 b Strachur

    2. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 10 yrs