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Hetzel, Phyllis Bertha Mabel, (Mrs R. D. Hetzel, Jr)locked

Born 10 June 1918; d of Stanley Ernest and Bertha Myson; m 1st, 1941, John Henry Lewis James (d 1962); one d; 2nd, 1974, Baron Bowden (marr. diss. 1983, he d 1989); 3rd, 1985, Ralph Dorn Hetzel (d 1994); died 6 Jan. 2011

Registrar of the Roll, and Bye-Fellow, Newnham College, Cambridge, 1993–98; President, Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge, 1979–84


Wimbledon High Sch.; Newnham Coll., Cambridge (MA)


Commonwealth (later Harkness) Fellow, 1957–58. BoT, 1941; Principal 1947; Asst Sec., 1960; DEA, 1964–69; Min. of Technology, 1969–70; Dept of Trade and Industry, 1970–75; Asst Under-Sec. of State 1972; Regional Dir, NW Region, DTI, subseq. DoI, 1972–75. Member: Monopolies and Mergers Commn, 1975–78; Local Govt Boundary Commn for England, 1977–81; W Midlands Cttee, National Trust, 1976–81. Chm., Manchester, Marriage Guidance Council, 1976–79. Member: Court, Manchester Univ., 1976–83; Court and Council, UMIST, 1978–80; Council of Senate, Cambridge Univ., 1983–84; Bd, American Friends of Cambridge University Inc., 1985–98. Vice-Pres., Oxford and Cambridge Club of Los Angeles, 1986–92


The Concept of Growth Centres, 1968; Gardens through the Ages, 1971; Regional Policy in Action, 1980; contrib. Public Administration, Cambridge Review, Encycl. Britannica, Oxford DNB


Landscape painting, conservation, writing, piano, family


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