He served on numerous committees and public bodies , e.g. Anglesey county council from 1919 onwards (being chairman ( 1928-30 ) and alderman ), the County Councils Association , the Milne Committee on water supplies , the Athlone Committee on the nursing services , the Rushcliffe Committee on nurses pay , the Central Whitley Council for the health service , the court of the National Museum of Wales , and the council of the University College of North Wales, Bangor . During 1939-46 he was active in the work of the War Agricultural Executive Committee in Anglesey . He received a knighthood in 1941 .
In 1931 he went on a 7000-mile journey through Russia with Frank Owen to capture the atmosphere of the country after the revolution for a novel on which they were collaborating; he described the journey in Y Ford Gron , Sept. 1931 . The novel, Red Rainbow , was published in 1932 . Under the pretence of writing a thriller, the authors sought to warn the British public of the threatening strength of Russia .
In 1914 he m. Muriel Gwendolin , daughter of Owen Owen , Machynlleth and Liverpool , the owner of large stores . They had two sons and two daughters. He d. 6 June 1966 and was buried in Amlwch .
Bedwyr Lewis Jones (1933-92), Bangor
Published date: 2001