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John Ure

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John Ure

John Ure (1824-1901) was a miller, a flour merchant and a councillor.

Ure was elected to the Town Council in 1856 and served as the head of the Sanitary Department (he was instrumental in securing the appointment of William T Gairdner as Glasgow's first Medical Officer of Health) and Chairman of the Health Committee of the Police Board. He lived in Helensburgh.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
councillors, flour merchants, millers, Sanitary Department



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