Reference Entry

Adamson, William [Willie] (1863-1936), politician and trade unionist

David Howell

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Adamson, William [Willie] (1863-1936), politician and trade unionist, was born at Halbeath, near Dunfermline in Fife, on 2 April 1863, the son of James Armstrong Adamson, a coalminer, and Flora Cunningham. He attended a dame-school run by the wife of a mining engineer, and left at the age of eleven ...

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Subjects: Biographical Studies ; History

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