LRCP LRCS Edin, LRFPS LM Glas 1887.
Lowe was born in Leigh, Lancashire, on 11 October 1862. He received his medical education at Owens College Manchester and practised in Boothstown, Manchester. Lowe was a justice of the peace for the County of Lancaster and president for fifteen years of the Leigh Conservative Association. He was later medical officer of health for Tyldesley.