'Deeply involved' in establishment of Royal Bank of Liverpool 1836; director 1837; Chairman in 1847, helped secure its survival through crisis of 1847-8.
Slinn & Tanburn, 'The Booker Story' p. 21.
No firm notes
1789 - 14th Mar 1860
Possibly the first 'ethnic minority' MP to be elected (in 1832) to the House of Commons.
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