Cronin, Archibald Joseph
- Sheila Hodges
Cronin, Archibald Joseph (1896–1981), novelist, was born on 19 July 1896 at Cardross, Dunbartonshire, the only child of Patrick Cronin, a clerk and commercial traveller, and his wife, Jessie Montgomerie. When he was seven his father died and Cronin and his mother went to live with her family. His mother became a travelling saleswoman and the first woman public health inspector with ...