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Last NameHooker    
Given NameWilliam Jackson    
alt. NamesW. J. H. ; Sir William Hooker ;    
MarriageMaria Dawson Turner (1xxx-1xxx) in 1815    
Childrenbotanist ->Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817-1911)    
Year born1785 in Norwich, Norfolk    
Year died1865    
Place of deathKew, Surrey    
Father's occupationbotanist ->Joseph Dalton Hooker     
Relativesbotanist Dawson Turner (1775-1858) (fatheri-in-law)    
Educationnatural history; Glasgow & Oxford 1845    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forWilliam Curtis: Flora Londiniensis ; Dawson Turner: Fuci (1808-19) ; W. J. H.: Musci exotici (1818-20), Flora Boreali Americana, Botany Beechey's Voyage, & Genera Filicum (1842) ;     
PatronageKew Gardens, Glasgow University ; Botanical Magazine ;    
CollaboratorsJoseph Banks ; botanist & lithographer Thomas Hopkirk ; artist Franz A. Bauer ; artist Walter Fitch ;    
Techniquesbotanical watercolor, painting, drawing, and etching    
Sample(s)p. 38 of www.ub.uni-leipzig.de/roemersgarten/images/Auszug_Katalog_Roemers_Garten.pdf ; http://talk.sciencegossip.org/#/subjects/ASC0002yxm    
Archival sourcesCastle Museum, Norwich ; British Museum Natural History ; Kew Gardens ;    
Published sourcesAKL ; Nissen 1966 # 929 ; Sawyer 1971: 141 ; Blunt & Stearn 1955 ; Lapage 1961: 42-3 plates 1 ; Daniels 1974: 40f. ; Johnston 1992: nos. 577, 732 & 869 ; Sheffield in Shteir & Lightman 2006: 250f. ; Lack 1987: 176f. & 204f. ; Lack: Humboldt 2009: 78-81 ;    
otherWas 1st Director of Kew Botanical Gardens & Regius Prof. of botany at Glasgow ; expeditions to Iceland.    
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