Campbell Jocelyn Hargreaves Benjamin
Mayor of Bolton: 1993-94 (Labour)
Born: Antigua, West Indies 27 May 1914
Died: Bolton 9 October 2004
First black Mayor of Bolton.
His father was Deputy Leader of the Legislative Council of Antigua and a member of the Executive Council of the Leeward Islands Colony.
Came to Britain in 1942 to help the War effort and worked in a munitions factory in Liverpool.
Settled in Bolton in 1945 and worked at Dobson & Barlow on aircraft manufacture.
He later worked at Montague Burton (Tailors) in Worsley and became a shop steward there in the National Union of Tailors & Garment Workers.
Represented Breightmet Ward 1964-98.
Awarded OBE in 1996. Honorary Alderman 1998.
Secretary of Bolton East Constituency Labour Party.
Founder member of Bolton Community Relations Council.
His wife, Brenda, was Mayoress.