John Storrie MBE 1876-1960

John Storrie MBE 1876-1960

A Trade Unionist, Councillor and Deputy Chairman of the Corporation of Glasgow, Baillie John Storrie is said to have had a reputation of being one of the most honest and conscientious men in the public life of the City of Glasgow. John the eldest son of Irish immigrants; John Storrie & Mary Fitzsimmons, was born on the 12th April 1876 in Water Row, Govan. John's father's trade was Hammerman (Smith), a trade which John saw fit to follow from an early age and we find John employed as Steam Hammer Boy aged 15,…Read more …