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Adamson [née Johnston], Janet Laurel (1882-1962), labour movement activist and politician

D. T. J. Doughan

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/50045

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Adamson [née Johnston], Janet Laurel (1882-1962), labour movement activist and politician, was born at Kilmarnock on 9 May 1882, one of the six children of Thomas Johnston, a railway porter, and Elizabeth, née Denton. Her father died young and her mother had to become a dressmaker to support the family. ...

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