Sir William Towle (1849 - 1929)
KB. Manager of Midland Railway Hotels, noted for improving railway refreshments. One of his sons, Sir Francis [1876-1951] CBE, was Managing Director of Gordon Hotels, and the other, Arthur [1878-1948] CBE, controlled LMS Hotel services; the latter married Margery Lawrence, author of Madonna of the Seven Moons.
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