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date: 11 November 2019

Braithwaite, Christopher Messiah [Chris]locked

(1885–1944)
  • Christian Høgsbjerg

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Braithwaite, Christopher Messiah [Chris Jones] (1885–1944), seafarers’ organizer, pan-Africanist and socialist, was born in the British West Indian colony of Barbados, on either 15 February or 15 January 1885 (Merchant Navy seamen’s records; 1939 Register), the son of Joseph Braithwaite...

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