Person    | Male  Born 1878  Died 1938

Councillor Joe Vaughan

Born Joseph James Vaughan in East London. Started work, aged 8, while still at school. As an electrician he entered into trade union politics and as a left-wing Labour supporter became a councillor in Bethnal Green in 1914 and was Mayor 1919 - 1922. Founder member of the Communist Party of Great Britain but remained a member of the Labour Party. Narrowly failed to become an elected MP.

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Councillor Joe Vaughan

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Diss Street re-housing scheme

Metropolitan Borough of Bethnal Green Diss Street Re-housing Scheme This comm...

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Swinburne House

Apart from the architect the names on this plaque are the same as those on th...

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