Northern Irish politician (1932-2017)
Albert Glenn Barr OBE (19 March 1942 – 24 October 2017) was a Northern Irish politician. He was born in Derry, Northern Ireland.
Albert Glenn Barr
19 March 1942
|Died||24 October 2017 (aged 75)|
Derry, Northern Ireland
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Organization||Ulster Workers' Council|
|Known for||Politician, loyalist activist, community worker|
|Beyond the Religious Divide (co-author)|
|Title||Joint Deputy Leader of the Vanguard Progressive Unionist Party|
|Political party||Vanguard Progressive Unionist Party|
|Allegiance||Ulster Defence Association|
|Years of service||1971–1975|
|Commands held||North-West Brigade|
Barr was an activist of Ulster nationalism. For a time during the 1970s he straddled both Unionism and Loyalism due to simultaneously holding important positions in the Vanguard Progressive Unionist Party and the Ulster Defence Association.
Barr died ￼at Altnagelvin hospital on 24 October 2017 at the age of 75.
- ↑ Birthday 2005 Honours List
- ↑ "DUP's Gregory Campbell leads tributes to ex-UDA chief Glenn Barr who has died aged 75". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 2017-10-24.