John Ashley Kilvert
British politicianDied when: 87 years 18 days (1044 months)
Star Sign: Libra
Alderman John Ashley Kilvert (1833–1920) was an English soldier and later businessman and politician, who became Mayor of Wednesbury, then in Staffordshire, England.
He served as a cavalryman with the 11th Hussars in the Crimean War, where he survived the Charge of the Light Brigade.
His medals are displayed at Wednesbury Museum and Art Gallery.