Owens, Trevor

First name/s: Trevor
Last name: Owens
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Date of birth: 14/02/1940
Year of birth: 1940

Life before Ruskin

Date and place of birth 14 February 1940, Luton, Bedfpordshire
Family Married, three children, two grandchildren.
Work 1956- 1990 motor industry;
Politics/Trade union activity Communist Party of Great Britain 1960-1990; Labour Party 1990 to date. Joined Amalgamated Engineering Union 1960, still union member. Branch Secretary 1965-1998, still branch activist.

Trade Union membership (at time of entry to Ruskin) ~ other Trade Union

Life at Ruskin

Dates at Ruskin 1991 – 1993; 2008 -2010
Source of funding Local authority; personal
Campaigns/political activity
Subjects studied at Ruskin Labour Studies; Public History
Dissertation The Chrysler Corporation in Europe; How Bedfordshire Celebrated the 1951 Festival of Britain.
Qualification Ruskin Diploma; MA (Open University in Public History)

Life after Ruskin

Education MA at Ruskin 2008 -2010
Work 1996-2005 Office for National Statistics.
Politics/trade union activity Labour Party; member and activist in AEU
Place & date of death

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Year of death: 0

Achievements / Publications

Article: ‘The Dunstable Boot and Shoe Manufacturing Company Limited’. Token Corresponding Society Bulletin March 2003. (with Gary Oddie)

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Trevor Owens

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