Joseph Wilfred Hughes

Biography of Joseph Wilfred Hughes

Joseph Wilfred Hughes graduated BSc from the University in 1950. He was born in Cochabamba, Bolivia, son of Thomas Watson, a mining engineer.

While studying at the University from 1937 to 1950, Watson gave as his hometown Chuquicamata, the biggest open pit copper mine in the world, and also Hamilton, Lanarkshire. After graduation in 1950, Hughes worked as an electrical engineer residing in Cambridge.


Joseph Wilfred Hughes
Born 7 August 1917.
Died 15 September 2003.
University Link: Alumnus, Graduate
GU Degree: BSc, 1950; Science and Engineering,
Occupation categories: engineers, electrical
Record last updated: 1st Mar 2013

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