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James Henry Hollins (1877 – 22 September 1954) was a British trade unionist and politician.

Hollins, a supporter of the Social Democratic Federation, was branch secretary in Silvertown of the National Union of Gasworkers & General Labourers around 1914 and appears to have been an energetic organiser.

In the 1930s, Hollins was an alderman in West Ham and in 1930 he was Mayor. In April 1931 Alderman Hollins was appointed a member of the committee appointed to consider preparations for the prevention of damage by floods in the Thames tidal area.

Elected member of parliament for Silvertown in 1945. Chairman of the Lee Conservancy Board and a member of the Metropolitan Water Board 1943-46.

More information on the Wikipedia page [1].

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