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date: 19 February 2020

Johnston, Thomaslocked

(1881–1965)
  • Graham Walker

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Johnston, Thomas (1881–1965), politician and journalist, was born on 2 November 1881 at Cowgate Street, Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, the eldest of the four children of David Johnston, a licensed victualler, and his wife, Mary Blackwood Alexander. Little is known about his parents beyond their Conservative political disposition and their Presbyterianism. ...

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