Amos James (Jack) Harris


Amos James (Jack) Harris (1904-1982) was born in Cinderford, the son of a coal miner. In 1921 he was working at Foxes Bridge colliery with his father. In 1925 he was elected as secretary of the Forest of Dean Miners Minority Movement. He was arrested and fined for intimidating blacklegs during the 1926 lockout. In 1939 he was working as a colliery deputy near Coventry in Warwickshire where he died.

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