Chairman of Westhoughton Urban District Council: 1947-48, 1952-53 (Labour)
Born: 12 May 1902
Died: Westhoughton 29 January 1976
Educated: Westhoughton Sacred Heart School
He was active in politics from the age of 19 and was Secretary of Wingates Labour Club for many years.
Represented North Ward from 1936 to 1968
He lived at Wingates Grove and later at Alick's Fold.