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MacColl Ewan

Ewan MacColl Ewan MacColl was born Jimmie Miller in Salford, Lancashire, in 1915. His father, William Miller, was an iron-moulder, militant trade-unionist and communist who had left his native Stirlingshire in his mid-twenties. His mother, […]

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MacCullough G(eorge)

G. MacCullough A railwayman from Lillie Bridge, West Brompton who, during World War Two, as a shop steward, organised 100% trade unionism in his depot and a higher output of tanks. MacCullough was awarded the […]

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MacDonald Minnie

Minnie MacDonald   Minnie had been class-conscious from childhood but when she started work at fourteen in 1918 in a boot factory – and was later transferred to a retail branch – the very idea […]

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MacDonald Theodore

Theodore MacDonald   Professor Theodore Harney MacDonald, or Theo, as so many knew him, may be remembered best by our readers as the author of Hippocrates in Havana, Schooling the Revolution, and the more recent […]

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MacEwan Malcolm

Malcolm MacEwan MacEwan, who was born on December 24th 1911, came from an affluent Highland family in Scotland. He was the son of the leading Scottish Nationalist Sir Alexander MacEwen. Paradoxically however, but dispaing his […]

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Mack J D

J D Mack J D Mack was a leading member of the early Communist Party in Leeds. A member of the Labour Party, he led a group of Communists in the Central division of Leeds […]

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MacLaurin Griff

 Griff MacLaurin Griffith Campbell MacLaurin was a New Zealander who became a Communist in Britain and died fighting in Spain in 1936. MacLaurin – or Mac to his friends – and his family lived in Remuera, […]

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Macleod Alison

Alison Macleod Alison Macleod, TV critic for the Daily Worker was born 12 April 1920. She was the daughter of Winifred Fairfield, one of three suffragette sisters (Dr Letitia Fairfield and Cicily Isabel Fairfield – […]

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Madge Charles

Charles Madge Charles Madge was born in 1912 in Johannesburg, the son of Lieutenant Col. C. A. Madge and Barbara, née Hylton Foster. Madge was educated at Winchester College and Magdalene College, Cambridge, where he […]