Charles Booth (social reformer)

Charles Booth Charles James Booth (30 March 1840 – 23 November 1916) was an English social researcher and reformer known for his innovative work in documenting working class life in London at the end of the 19th century. His work, along with that of Benjamin Seebohm Rowntree, influenced government intervention against poverty in the early 20th century and contributed to the creation of Old Age pensions and free school meals for the poorest children. Provided by Wikipedia
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