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Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician

David Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 2206 words.

Ashley, John [Jack], Baron Ashley of Stoke (1922–2012), politician, was born on 6 December 1922 at 34 Wellington Street, Widnes, Lancashire, the son of John Ashley (d. 1927), a labourer in...

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Caine, William Sproston (1842–1903), politician and temperance advocate

G. S. Woods.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; UK Politics. 1089 words.

Caine, William Sproston (1842–1903), politician and temperance advocate, born at Egremont, Wallasey, Cheshire, on 26 March 1842, was the eldest surviving son of Nathaniel Caine JP (d....

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Chisholm, Sir Samuel, baronet (1836–1923), local politician and temperance campaigner

Irene Maver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates. 1764 words.

Chisholm, Sir Samuel, baronet (1836–1923), local politician and temperance campaigner, was born in Dalkeith, Midlothian, on 23 September 1836, the eldest son in the family of four sons and...

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Greenwood, Sir Granville George (1850–1928), politician and animal welfare reformer

Richard D. Ryder.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Natural world, Country Life, and Pets. 836 words.

Greenwood, Sir Granville George (1850–1928), politician and animal welfare reformer, was born in London on 3 January 1850, the second son of John Greenwood QC (1800–1871) of the western...

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Jones [later Leif-Jones], Leifchild Stratten, Baron Rhayader (1862–1939), temperance advocate and politician

David M. Fahey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online May 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; UK Politics. 1139 words.

Jones [later Leif-Jones], Leifchild Stratten, Baron Rhayader (1862–1939), temperance advocate and politician, was born at 44 Albert Street, Regent's Park, London, on 16 January 1862. The...

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Large, Sir Peter (1931–2005), civil servant and campaigner for the rights of disabled people

Bert Massie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; UK Politics; Political Institutions; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1417 words.

Large, Sir Peter (1931–2005), civil servant and campaigner for the rights of disabled people, was born on 16 October 1931 at 100 Hawkeys Lane, Tynemouth, the son of Rosslyn Victor Large (d....

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Lawson, Sir Wilfrid, second baronet (1829–1906), politician and temperance campaigner

G. W. E. Russell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; UK Politics. 2509 words.

Lawson, Sir Wilfrid, second baronet (1829–1906), politician and temperance campaigner, born on 4 September 1829 at his father's house, Brayton, near Carlisle, was the eldest son in a family...

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Mackenzie, William Forbes (1807–1862), politician and temperance reformer

H. C. G. Matthew.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; UK Politics. 404 words.

Mackenzie, William Forbes (1807–1862), politician and temperance reformer, born on 18 April 1807 at Portmore, Peeblesshire, was the third and eldest surviving son of Colin Mackenzie, writer...

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Maclean, Charles Hector Fitzroy, Baron Maclean (1916–1990), courtier and chief scout

Hugo Vickers.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; Sports and Outdoor Recreation; UK Politics. 824 words.

Maclean, Charles Hector Fitzroy, Baron Maclean (1916–1990), courtier and chief scout, was born in London on 5 May 1916, the youngest of the three children and only surviving son of Major...

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McGovern, John (1887–1968), politician and moral re-armament campaigner

Irene Maver.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Ethical Issues and Debates; UK Politics. 1036 words.

McGovern, John (1887–1968), politician and moral re-armament campaigner, was born in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, on 13 December 1887, one of six children of Thomas McGovern, steel smelter, and...

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