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James Martin

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James Martin

James Martin (1815-1892) was a draper and warehouseman, and a councillor.

Martin was the son of a Parkhead weaver. He was a radical Liberal in politics and campaigned for universal suffrage, earning the nickname "The East End Tribune". He made several attempts to win a place on the Town Council, and after finally succeeding in 1870 he campaigned vigourously against corruption and the abuse of power.

Reference: Mitchell Library, 920.04BAI

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

councillors, drapers, Liberal Party, radicals, warehousemen

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