Joseph Hooker

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Noun1.Joseph Hooker - United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)Joseph Hooker - United States general in the Union Army who was defeated at Chancellorsville by Robert E. Lee (1814-1879)
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Kew's transition under four potent heads, Joseph Banks, William Hooker, Joseph Hooker and William Thiselton-Dyer, is an absorbing tale of sycophantic jostling for favour among Whigs and Tories, amateurs and professionals, scientists and bureaucrats, prudent economisers and visionary expansionists.