Franklin Thomasson

Franklin Thomasson

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Descended from a well known family of cotton spinners from Bolton, Lancashire, Franklin Thomasson was born on 16 August 1873 at Alderley Edge, Cheshire, the 3rd child of John Pennington Thomasson, who was a benefactor and MP for Bolton. He married Elizabeth, a daughter of the late Caleb Coffin of New York on 11 July 1895. They had 3 children, John, Marjorie and Barbara. Franklin contested the Westhoughton Parliamentary division in 1900, and Stretford in 1901, but on both occasions he was unsuccessful. He became Liberal MP for Leicester at a by-election in 1906, however, sharing the representation of the double-member constituency with Ramsay MacDonald. He retired at the January 1910 electionshow more

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  • Paperback | 120 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 91g
  • Aud Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134971596
  • 9786134971591