Chairman of Blackrod Urban District Council: 1972-73 (Labour)
Mayor of Blackrod: 1985-86 (Labour)
Born: 6 June 1921
Died: 10 July 2001
Worked for British Rail Engineering Ltd at Horwich.
Labour Party agent.
First elected to Blackrod UDC in 1961
In 1973 he stood as an Independent Labour candidate in the first Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council elections whilst Chairman of Blackrod UDC.
A tree was planted in his memory in Blackrod Cemetery by fellow Councillors in December 2001.