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Eric Vansittart Bowater (1895–1962), paper manufacturer and industrialist
Grandson of William Vansittart Bowater
1921 Entered the family firm, W. V. Bowater and Sons
1927 Became chairman and managing director of the firm; he was the leading figure in the firm for the following three and a half decades. He dominated Bowater's affairs by sheer force of personality.