Jack McCann (1917 - 1993):
Lawyer and historian
Jack McCann lived all his life on the Broughshane Road, Ballymena, County Antrim. He joined the family business and qualified as a lawyer in 1944. He practised as a solicitor in Ballymena all his life. He had an eduring interest in the theatre, especially the Slemish Players and the Open Door Theatre, and he was involved in the North West 200 motorcycle race, on which he commentated. He founded the Glens of Antrim Historical Society in 1965 and the John Hewitt International Summer School in 1988.