Mary Christian Tait

Other names: 
Her maiden name was Buchan. She was known as Chris.
Dates: 
1926 -30 Oct 2009

Chris Buchan was born and brought up in Peterhead. She became interested in politics whilst a student in Aberdeen. She returned to Peterhead where she worked as a secretary for a number of local firms. She became a Town Councillor in the 1960s, one of the first women to do so in Peterhead.

She married Joseph Tait in 1965.

She died in 2009, having retained her interest in politics to the end.

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