Pollock, William Frederick

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Sir William Frederick Pollock, second baronet (1815–1888); lawyer and author.

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Sir William Frederick Pollock, second baronet (1815–1888; Oxford DNB); lawyer and author. Published a translation of Dante's Divine Comedy (1854); also wrote an autobiography (1887) and edited William Charles Macready's Reminiscences (1876). Chairman of the Committee of Management, succeeding James Cotter Morison. Stepped down in 1888 due to ill health; replaced by Walter Besant.

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Portrait of William Frederick Pollock. Albumen Print.

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Citation

“Pollock, William Frederick,” The History of the Society of Authors, 1884–1914, accessed February 28, 2024, https://historysoa.com/people/Pollock-William-Frederick.

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