Chairman of Blackrod Urban District Council: 1922-25 (Conservative)
Born: Royal Oak Hotel, Westhoughton 1881
Died: The Beeches, Prestwich Park North, Prestwich, Lancashire 9 May 1939
Worked at Scot Lane Colliery until it closed down due to flooding in 1932 and retired to Prestwich in 1934.
Magistrate from 1923.
Vice-president of Blackrod Conservative Club, of which he was a member for over 30 years
Manager of Scot Lane School.