Irene Margaret Campbell Fowler Zambia United States Trinidad and Tobago

Biography of Irene Margaret Campbell Fowler

Irene Margaret Campbell Fowler enrolled at the University in 1937 to study Arts.

Fowler was born at Broken Hill, modern day Kabwe, Zambia, daughter of Robert, a traveller.

Fowler was educated at the Glasgow High School for girls, before enrolling at the University in 1937 for two years, taking classes in French, English, Spanish, and Geology.

Her studies were interrupted by the Second World War, during which Fowler went to work as a censor for the British government, and was later sent to Trinidad where she met Lawrence Frederick Bennett of the US Army. On March 24, 1945, they were married in a chapel on the Navy base in Port of Spain, Trinidad.

After the war, they settled in West Webster, New York. Bennett died in 2008 in New Hampshire, where she had lived in 2000.


Archival Materials

  • R6/26 Abandoned Student Files
  • University of Glasgow Archives Overseas Database


Irene Margaret Campbell Fowler
Born 17 April 1920.
Died 19 December 2008.
GU Degree: Arts, 1937-38;
University Link: Student
English snippet: Arts student at the University of Glasgow in 1937-38
Record last updated: 27th Nov 2013

Country Associations

Zambia Zambia, Kabwe
Place of Birth

United States United States, New Hampshire, Bedford
Place of Death

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago, Trinidad, Port of Spain

University Connections

University Roles

  • Student