Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council: 1908-09 (Liberal)
Born: West Gorton, Manchester 1853
Died: 7 Victoria Road, Horwich 26 April 1930
Foreman engineer, steam engine maker.
Came from Crewe to take up a position as Foreman Erector at the Horwich Locomotive Works and retired in June 1914 after 29 years service with the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company.
Freemason - member of the Horwich Lodge.
At his funeral in the Victoria Wesleyan Church there was a floral tribute from Sir Henry Fowler KBE, Chief Mechanical Engineer of the LMS Railway Company.