Welsh History, Castles in Wales

Honour: Notable Welsh personalities

This is a special part of our site reserved for people who found notoriety for efforts above and beyond the call of duty! Many have done great work for charity or found fame through heroism. We hope this list will grow and reflect the selfless, generous and brave personalities who call Wales home.

John Lewis, notable with a Welsh connection!

John Lewis

Considered one of America's greatest Labour leaders in the 1930's and 1940's. Rising from humble beginnings to become leader of the powerful UMW (United Mine Workers). He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian decoration by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964.

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