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Herbert Bennet

Chairman of Turton Urban District Council: 1962-63, 1973-74 (Conservative)

Born: 8 July 1911

Died: Bolton General Hospital 14 June 1978

Last Chairman of Turton Urban District Council.

Master painter and decorator.

Represented Egerton Ward 1949-59, 1960-74.

Councillor on Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council 1974 until his death.

Chairman of the Technical Services Committee and the Road Safety Sub-committee.

Deputy leader of Conservative group.

Advocate of road safety, particularly for young people.

His wife, Dorothy, was Chairman's Lady.

Herbert Bennett


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