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Councillor Donald White

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Councillor Donald White (Mayor 1979 - 1980)

Councillor Donald White
Councillor Donald White

Party: Labour
Term of Office: 1979 - 1980
Mayoress: Mrs Jean White
Deputy Mayor: Councillor Marjorie Fisher
Assistant Mayor: Councillor Colin Walker
Charity Appeal: In aid of a lifeboat that went on to serve the Newbiggin-by-the-Sea station in Northumberland (B 553 Kirklees, Atlantic 21 class) until 1998 and now serves the Isle of Wight as Sandown Rescue One based at Sandown

  • Worked for twenty years at Case Tractors Ltd of Meltham as an engineer.
  • Leading member of the Concert Secretaries’ Federation and Club and the Institute Union for thirty five years.
  • Governor of seven schools and colleges.
  • Former President of Primrose Hill Cricket Club.
  • President and Secretary of Taylor Hill Working Men’s Club.
  • Had three children.
  • Died in 1986.


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