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Gollan, Johnlocked

(1911–1977)
  • Monty Johnstone

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Gollan, John (1911–1977), communist leader and author, was born at Stephenlaws Close, 132 High Street, Edinburgh, on 2 April 1911, the third of eight children of Duncan Gollan (1879/80–1958), a painter and decorator, and his wife, Mary, née Dunn (1884/5–1951). His parents were both Scottish working-class socialists. He attended ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)