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Ellis Dobson

Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council: 1969-70 (Labour)

Born: Wigan, Lancashire 13 August 1924

Died: Oldham, Lancashire April 1978

Teacher and Trade Union official.

Headmaster of All Saints CE Primary School, Farnworth..

Regional official of the National Union of Teachers ad member of the National Executive.

Councillor on Horwich UDC 1963-74.

Chairman of local Divisional Education Executive.

Member of Bolton Metropolitan Council 1975-78 where he was Labour Group Leader.

Later served two years on Horwich Town Council.

Magistrate - Deputy Chairman of the Juvenile Bench and member of the Magistrates Courts Committee.

Died after being taken ill while making his opening remarks at an employment tribunal.

His wife, Margaret, was Chairman's Lady.


Ellis Dobson


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