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William Job Slater

Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council: 1920-21 (Liberal)

Born: Rowley Regis, Staffordshire c. 1858

Died: Oakroyd House, Foxholes, Horwich 6 February 1927

Builder and contractor - previously employed at Horwich Loco Works.

Father of Joseph William Slater, Chairman of Horwich Urban District Council 1943-44.

Councillor 1897-1900 and 1918-1922.

During the First World War he was Chairman of the fund for the men in the services and also on the Committee of Fall Birch Hospital.

He was a Magistrate, member of the Police Court, Mission Committee and the Licensing Authority.

His building company built six churches in Horwich and Blackrod, Fall Birch Hospital, Lord Street Council School, W T Taylor's Victoria Mill, Ainscow's Bee Hive Mills, a number of shops and offices for the Horwich Cooperative Society, and several houses in the town.

He was buried at Lee Lane Congregational Church.

William Job Slater Slater Family Tree • pdf


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