James Keir Hardie (15 August 1856 – 26 September 1915), was a Scottish
Georgist, socialist, and Labour Party leader, and was the first independent
James Keir Hardie was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland on 15 August 1856, the
illegitimate son of a servant, Mary Keir. His mother later married David Hardie, ...
James Keir Hardie, the illegitimate son of Mary Keir, a servant from ... His friend,
Philip Snowden, explained why this happened: "Keir Hardie had no schooling ...
Sep 19, 2008 ... Keir Hardie is Labour's greatest pioneer and its greatest hero. ... Bruce Glasier
wrote of Hardie that "the man and his gospel were indivisible".
J. Keir Hardie, (born Aug. 15, 1856, Legbrannock, Lanark, Scot.—died Sept. 26,
1915, Glasgow), British labour leader, first to represent the workingman in ...
When he was two, the little boy became James Keir Hardie after his mother
married David Hardie, a ship's carpenter. More children followed and the family
James Keir Hardie, originally James Kerr, was the son of Mary Kerr, a Scottish
farm servant. His father was probably William Aitken, a miner from Holytown, but
Keir Hardie was born on Aug. 15, 1856, at Legbrannock, Lanarkshire, the
illegitimate son of Mary Keir, domestic, and William Aitken, miner. He took the
name of ...
KEIR HARDIE (1856-1915). Born illegitimate and in poverty in 1856 and working
in the coal mines from the age of ten. Yet Keir Hardie was to become the main ...
When Keir Hardie died in September 1915 one of the strongest tributes came
from James Connolly in the Workers'Republic: By the death of Comrade James ...