Name: John Walker
Dates: 1732 to 1807
Field of Fame: Literature & Art
Further Details: John Walker (1732 - 1807) was a dictionary maker, he was born in Colney Hatch. He was at different times an actor, schoolmaster and a peripatetic teacher of elocution. He compiled a 'Rhyming Dictionary' (1775) and a 'Critical Pronouncing Dictionary (1791).