Vegan Society Founder Donald Watson To Be Commemorated By Blue Plaque

November 7, 2019
Article by Plant Based News

Donald Watson hillwalking – in his 90s (Photo: The Vegan Society)

The Mexborough and District Heritage Society is set to commemorate the founder of The Vegan Society with a blue plaque.

Donald Watson, who co-founded the Society in November 1944, was the first person to use the word ‘vegan’ in print. Speaking about veganism shortly before he died aged 95, he said it ‘is not every day a movement is born which in its general application could revolutionize mankind’.

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