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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 to 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]

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  1. 1 2 "House of Commons". Leigh Rayment. Archived from the original on 11 October 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. 1 2 3 "Jackson, Joseph Cooksey (JK897JC)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
  3. "Boxer who bit a man's ear". The Guardian. Retrieved 8 August 2010.
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