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Brown, James (1862–1939), trade unionist and politician

R. D. Kernohan

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/48835

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Brown, James (1862–1939), trade unionist and politician, was born on 16 December 1862, at Whitletts, Ayr, the third child, but first to survive infancy, of James Brown, a weaver turned miner, and his wife, Christine MacMillan, née O'Hara. His mother was of protestant Irish and Scottish highland descent. ...

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