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Buchanan, Walter John [Jack] (1890-1957), actor and theatre manager

Andrew Spicer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/32154

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Buchanan, Walter John [Jack] (1890-1957), actor and theatre manager, was born on 2 April 1890 at Helensburgh, near Glasgow, the son of Walter John Buchanan (d. 1902), auctioneer, and his wife, Patricia Purves McWatt (d. 1936). When his father died leaving little provision, the family, including Jack's elder sister, Jessie, ...

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