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Jenkins, John Edward (1838–1910), politician and satirist

R. E. Graves

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/34175

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Jenkins, John Edward (1838–1910), politician and satirist, born at Bangalore, Mysore, India, on 28 July 1838, was the eldest son of Dr John Jenkins (1813–1898), a Wesleyan missionary, and his wife, Harriette (d. 1875), the daughter of James Shepstone of Clifton. After some years first in ...

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Subjects: Literature ; Humour ; UK Politics

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