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Hooker, Joseph Dalton.
Hon. LL.D. 1866. 2nd s. of Sir William Jackson, Regius Professor of Botany at
Glasgow. B. June 30, 1817, at Halesworth, Suffolk. M.A., Glasgow, 1839. Hon.
LL.D., Glasgow, 1873; LL.D., Edin., 1884. F.R.S., 1847. F.L.S., 1839. Hon.
D.C.L., Oxford, 1866. Assistant Surgeon in the R.N. Naturalist in Sir J. C.
Ross's Antarctic Expedition, 1839-43. Botanist to the Geological Survey, 1845.
Assistant Director at Kew, 1855; succeeded his father as Director, 1865-85;
retired. President of the Royal Society, 1873-8. C.B., 1869. K.C.S.I., 1877.
G.C.S.I., 1897. O.M., 1907. Married (1) 1851, Frances Harriet, dau. of the
Rev. John Stevens Henslow, and had issue; (2) 1876, Hyacinth, dau. of the Rev.
W. S. Symonds and widow of Sir W. Jardine, Bart. Died Dec. 9, 1911, at his
residence, The Camp, Sunningdale. Father of the next two. (Scott, MSS.; Who
was Who; D.N.B.
; C. J. Fordyce; The Times, Dec. 12, 1911.)
Joseph Dalton HOOKER
Approx. lifespan: 1817–1911
Hon.LLD 1866
2nd s. of Hooker, William Jackson, Sir employ Professor of Botany: Glasgow, [Scotland],
b. Halesworth, Suffolk , 1817:06:30
Glasgow: 1839
Glasgow: 1873
Edin 1884
FRS 1847
FLS 1839
Hon.DCL Oxford 1866
Assistant Surgeon: in R.N.
Naturalist in Sir J. C. Ross' Antarctic Expedition, [Antarctic], 1839-43
Botanist: to Geological Survey 1845
Assistant Director: at Kew, [Surrey], 1855
succeeded his father as
Director: 1865-85 retired
President of Royal Society 1873-78
CB 1869
KCSI 1877
GCSI 1897
OM 1907
m. (1) Frances Harriet HENSLOW dau. of Rev. John Stevens HENSLOW 1851
had issue
m. (2) Hyacinth SYMONDS JARDINE SYMONDS dau. of Rev. W. S. SYMONDS JARDINE and widow of Sir W. JARDINE, Bart. 1876
d. at his residence The Camp, Sunningdale, [Berkshire], 1911:12:09
father of=the next two
(Scott, MSS. ; Who was Who; D.N.B. ; C. J. Fordyce; The Times 1911:12:12)