Denison, William Joseph (M)

b. May 1770. d. 2 August 1849. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, banker, and politician. Alternative signatures: “J. W. Denison ” and “W. J. Denison.” Born in London. Employed in his father’s bank (Denison, Heywood, and Kennard), and eventually became a senior partner after his father’s death. MP for Camelford (1796-1802), Hull (1806-1807), Surrey (1818-1832), and Surrey West (1832-1849). Co-founder of the Reform Club. Biographical information: *Curran Index*, *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 3
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
The Wounded Conscript 1845 The Keepsake Poet 5159
Lines Addressed to a Lady,with Madame De Sevigne’s Letters, Previous to Her Embarkation for the Continent 1848 The Keepsake Poet 5497
Lines Upon a Library Filled With Pictures 1849 The Keepsake Poet 5784