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Joseph Brotherton MP
Salford’s first MP, founding member of the Vegetarian Society and campaigner for workers’ rights and a reformer.
Brotherton believed in opening education up for all and was a passionate promoter of Peel Park. He was known for his simple dress and always wore a fresh flower in his button hole.
“The object of the philanthropist is to diminish as much as possible the amount of human misery, and, on the other hand to increase as much as possible the amount of human happiness,”