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Charles Howarth

Chairman of Westhoughton Urban District Council: 1963-64 (Conservative)

Born: Westhoughton 20 October 1917

Died: 31 March 1982

Had a varied early career including work as a dairyman, farmhand and later proprietor of a taxi firm in Westhoughton. Most of his working life was in the employ of the United Co-operative Society in Westhoughton.

Represented East Ward 1957-74.

He was elected Chairman of Westhoughton UDC on a majority vote against Labour party opposition.

Chairman of Westhoughton Conservative Association 1957. Later served as chairman of the North West Conservative Association.

He was also Treasurer of Westhoughton Carnival Committee for several years.





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