Booth, Charles

Born: Mar 30, 1840 AD
Died: 1916 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Sociologist

1840 - Born on the 30th of March in Liverpool.


1862 - At the age 22 Booth took control of his father's company.


1866 - Booth and his brother Alfred began a shipping service between Europe and Brazil.


1871 - Married Mary Macaulay on 29th of April who was niece of the historian Thomas Babington Macaulay.


1901 - The business was reorganized as Booth Steamship Company, Ltd with Charles Booth as chairman.


1904 - Appointed a privy councillor.


1905-1909 - He was a member of the royal commission on the poor law.


1916 - Died on the 23rd of November in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England.


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