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Will Crooks

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Will Crooks

Person  Male  Born 6/4/1852  Died 5/6/1921

Trade unionist and politician. Born at 2 Shirbutt Street, Poplar. He helped bring about many local improvements, and in 1891 endorsed representation by the London Trades Council to restrict immigration. In 1900 he became the first Labour mayor of Poplar, and two years later was elected MP for Woolwich. Died in Poplar Hospital.

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Will Crooks

Will Crooks Mayor of Poplar Member of Parliament guardian of the poor 1852 - ...

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