Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,103 pages of information and 233,633 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

R. J. Low

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

R. J. Low (c1903-1967)


1967 Obituary [1]

Mr R. J. Low (Associate Member), a well-known figure at Institution business meetings, died recently at the age of 64.

Educated at Bedford School and King's College, London, Mr Low was Chief Engineer of Howards and Sons Ltd of Ilford for 13 years. He spent a further five years in engineering before he retired in 1946 to pursue his interest in horology. An expert in this field, he specialised in the purchase and sale of historic watches and marine chronometers.

No man ever had a greater knowledge of the Institution's By-laws, which he studied assiduously, or a greater interest in the preservation of the rights of the individual. Council will remember his frequent reminders of members' rights and its own duties, and members will recall his many letters to the CME on the subject. The Institution has lost a 'watchdog' and a keen but exacting friend.


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information