Mayor of Bolton: 1921-22 (Conservative)
Born: Bolton 28 August 1859
Died: Thorncliffe, Lostock, Bolton 30 October 1937
Educated: Booth's Academy, Duke Street, Bolton
MP for Bolton 1922-1923 (Conservative).
Solicitor - he worked first as a clerk for Edge & Dawson Solicitors, qualifying as a solicitor in 1887, before opening Russell and Russell Solicitors in Wood Street, Bolton with his brother Walter.
Represented Church Ward 1899-1902 and 1919-20.
He was Chairman of the Education Committee 1925-35.
Alderman. He was appointed Magistrate in 1923.
He was Chairman of Bolton Incorporated Law Society.
He was a pigeon racing enthusiast and was a member of the Lancashire Homing Federation and President of the Lancashire Nantes Club.
Anglican - he worshipped at St John's Church, Little Bolton and Bradshaw Church.
His wife, Mary, was Mayoress.