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1930’s John J Fraser labour candidate

John J. Fraser residing at Jackson Street, Blantyre  was appointed on Saturday, 15th December 1934 as Labour candidate for East Lothian and Berwickshire. A Blantyre man, he was left an orphan before the age 10, and started work in Greenfield Colliery, Burnbank when he reached the age of 10 and a half!  At an early […]