Gleason, Fred

Fred Gleason

Fred Gleason was born in Liverpool and lived in the city his whole life, among other things, working as a painter and decorator for the city council.  He proudly represented his co-workers as a UCATT shop steward and stood for the Communist Party in the Granby ward of the city during the council elections of 1969.

Fred Gleeson died at the age of 81 a contributing factor to his death was asbestosis, which he contracted from work.

Source: Alex Smith (Gleason’s grandson) Morning Star 4 December 2019

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