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Roebuck, John Arthur (1802-1879), politician

S. A. Beaver

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23945
Roebuck, John Arthur (1802-1879), politician


Roebuck, John Arthur (1802-1879), politician, was born in Madras, India, on 28 December 1802, the fifth of six sons born to Ebenezer Roebuck, an employee of the East India Company, and Zipporah, daughter of Richard Tickell, whose family had literary and theatrical connections. His paternal grandfather was the ironmaster John ...

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