Chairman of Westhoughton Urban District Council: 1969-70 (Independent)
Born: Wigan, Lancashire c. 1925
Served in the Dorset Regiment during the Second World War in France 1944-45.
Trained as a teacher on demobilisation and taught in Warrington and at Golborne from 1950.
Deputy Head of Golborne Boys Secondary Modern School from 1956.
Member of Penketh Parish Council 1957-1960.
Moved to Westhoughton in 1960.
Represented South Ward from 1967.