Joseph Wilfred Hughes Bolivia, Plurinational State of England

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.


Archival Materials

  • DC183/11/83 General Council Register 1958


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

Country Associations

Bolivia, Plurinational State of Bolivia, Plurinational State of, Cochabamba
Place of Birth

England England, Cambridge
Place of Death

University Connections

University Roles

  • Alumnus
  • Graduate