Person    | Male  Born 20/3/1890  Died 23/5/1969

Sir Owen Williams

Categories: Engineering

Engineer. Born Evan Owen Williams. He was appointed chief consulting civil engineer to the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley. Later he was the principal engineer for the Gravelly Hill Interchange (better known as 'Spaghetti Junction').

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Sir Owen Williams

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Sir Owen Williams

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