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Croker, John Wilson

William Thomas

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/6738

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Croker, John Wilson (1780–1857), politician and writer, was born in Galway on 20 December 1780, the son of John Croker, an exciseman who rose to be surveyor-general of the port of Dublin, and his second wife, Hester Rathbone, the daughter of a protestant clergyman. He went to ...

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Subjects: UK Politics

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