Mayor of Bolton: 2000-01 (Conservative)
Born: Sharoe Green Hospital, Preston, Lancashire 6 November 1948
Educated: Red Lane CP School; Crompton Fold CP School; Canon Slade Grammar School, Bolton
Moved to Bolton as an infant.
He was a trader at Bolton's Ashburner Street market for 21 years. A mid-life career change to become a nurse was cut short by a serious car crash in 1991.
Represented Bromley Cross Ward from 1981. Magistrate from 2000.
President of Dunscar Conservative Club.
Member of Bolton North East Conservative Association.
Member of the Rotary Club of Turton.
As Mayor unveiled plaques at Eagley Mills, Hitachi Middlebrook and Royal Mail, Calvin Street.
He is a keen amateur genealogist.
His wife, Denise, was Mayoress.