Owen, George Alfred 1888

(b. 1888?), chief inspector of weights and measures

George Owen was the chief inspector of weights and measures for the borough of Smethwick and member of the executive council of the Incorporated Society of Inspectors of Weights and Measures. He published the book 'A treatise on weighing machines; a guide to the principles underlying the construction weighing instruments. For merchants, manufacturers and all needing guidance in the choice of such machines, for inspectors of weights and measures, and for candidates for the Board of trade examinations, as well as for designers and manufacturers of weighing appliances' in 1922.