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1770, Mar 111830, Sep 15
a British statesman, financier, and Member of Parliament for several constituencies, including Liverpool. When in 1814 he re-entered the public service, it was only as First Commissioner of Woods and Forests, but his influence was from this time very great in the commercial and financial legislation of the country. He is commonly known as the world's first widely reported railway passenger casualty as he was run over and fatally wounded by George Stephenson's pioneering locomotive engine Rocket.
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09/15/1830-First person to be run over by a railroad train (William Huskisson, in England)
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Railway Accident:
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