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Clynes, John Robert (1869–1949), trade unionist and politician

J. S. Middleton

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/32461

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Clynes, John Robert (1869–1949), trade unionist and politician, was born at Oldham, Lancashire, on 27 March 1869, the elder of two sons, and one of seven children of Patrick Clynes, an illiterate Irish farmworker, and his wife, Bridget Scanlan. His father had been evicted in 1851 and emigrated to ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; UK Politics

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