Record

CodeNA4561
Dates1913-1999
Person NameCollie; Alexander C (1913-1999); Lord Provost of Aberdeen
SurnameCollie
ForenamesAlexander C
EpithetLord Provost of Aberdeen
ActivityAlexander Collie was born in Aberdeen in 1913 and educated at local schools in Ferryhill and Ruthrieston in the city. He was apprenticed to a baker, and was later active in bakers’ unions and in the local Labour Party. He joined the town council in 1947, representing St Clement’s, then served on the district council from 1975 to 1995. He was Lord Provost from 1980 to 1984 and was a representative on several committees including the Scottish Sports Council. He received the Freedom of the City on his retirement in 1995, and died in 1999.
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