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date: 14 October 2019

Cotton, Sir William James Richmondlocked

(1822–1902)
  • Peter M. Claus

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Cotton, Sir William James Richmond (1822–1902), businessman and politician, was born at Stratford-le-Bow, London, on 13 November 1822, the eldest son of William Cotton. He received a private school education before joining a solicitor's office and then becoming a leading partner in Culverwell, Brook & Co....

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(1801–)
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