John Colville (Scottish politician)
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He was elected Provost of Motherwell in 1888, a position he held until 1895, and served as Commissioner of Supply, a Justice of the Peace and a county councillor of Lanarkshire. He was also President of Lanarkshire Christian Union. In 1895 Colville was elected a Liberal Member of Parliament (MP) for North-East Lanarkshire. He was re-elected with a larger majority in 1900 and served until his death the following year aged 49.
- "Obituary - John Colville, MP" The Times (London). Friday, 23 August 1901. (36541), p. 8.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Colville
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