Chairman of Turton Urban District Council: 1960-61 (Conservative)
Born: Egerton, Turton 1891
Builder and contractor based at Blackrock Mill, Turton Bottoms.
Represented Edgworth Ward from 1950.
Lancashire County Councillor.
First Treasurer of Edgworth and Chapeltown Over-60s Movement.
First Secretary of Turton Old People's Welfare Committee.
His company provided brickwork for the 52 original houses built on Toppings Estate in 1946 (before he was a Councillor.)
Freemason - member of St John's 348 Lodge.
Anglican - he worshipped at St Anne's Church, Chapeltown, Turton, holding several offices including People's Warden.