Colls, (John) Howard
- Alistair G. Tough
Colls, (John) Howard (1846–1910), builder and employers' leader, was born on 30 August 1846 at Camberwell, Surrey, the second son of Benjamin Colls (1813–1878), housepainter and builder, and Elizabeth Jackson. Early in life he acquired practical skills in his father's joinery workshop. In 1867 he married ...