Joseph Cooksey Jackson

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Joseph Cooksey Jackson KC (12 January 1879 – 26 April 1938[1]) was a British barrister and politician. He was the Member of Parliament for Heywood and Radcliffe from 1931–1935.[1]

He was educated at the Royal Grammar School, Lancaster[2] and Clare College, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. in 1900.[2] He was admitted to the Middle Temple in 1908, and was called to the bar in 1909.[2]

He defended the boxer Jackie Brown on an assault charge in 1934, with Edgar Lustgarten as his junior.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "House of Commons". Leigh Rayment. Retrieved 2 August 2010. 
  2. ^ a b c "Jackson, Joseph Cooksey (JK897JC)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ "Boxer who bit a man's ear". The Guardian. Retrieved 2010-08-08. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Abraham England
Member of Parliament for Heywood and Radcliffe
19311935
Succeeded by
Richard Whitaker Porritt