Joseph Beckett Clayton
Chairman of Little Lever Urban District Council: 1962-63, 1966-67 (Conservative)
Born: Glasgow, Scotland 8 February 1910
Died: Farnworth 23 September 1972
Educated: Tonge Moor School, Bolton; Folds Road School, Bolton
He also worked at Union Mill Bolton and as a transport and bus driver. He came to Little Lever in 1948 and took over a milk delivery round.
Member and Trustee of Little Lever Conservative Club.
Represented Church Ward from 1956, serving for 15 years.
He represented the Council on the Area Children's Committee for 14 years and on the Bolton and District Joint Sewerage Board for 11 years.
Freemason. He was a member of Moorside Lodge, Bolton.
Councillor James Lees said, "I don't think he could ever say no to anyone who needed help."