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Frederic Hudson
Frederic Hudson (April 25, 1819 – October 21, 1875) was a leading 19th century United States, American newspaper editing, editor, working from 1838 to 1866 for ''New York Herald'', where he served as managing editor, and was influential in the development of American journalism. Biography Hudson was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, in 1819,The National cyclopaedia of American biography (Volume 11)
p. 162 (1901)
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Encyclopedia of the American Civil War
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Quincy, Massachusetts
Quincy ( ) is a U.S. city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. It is the largest city in the county and a part of Metropolitan Boston as one of Boston Boston (, ), officially the City of Boston, is the capital city, capital and List of municipalities in Massachusetts, most populous city of the Commonwealth (U.S. state), Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States and 21st List of Unite ...'s immediate southern suburbs. Its population in 2010 was 92,271, making it the eighth-largest city in the state. Known as the "City of Presidents", Quincy is the birthplace of two U.S. presidents—John Adams John Adams (October 30, 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Fathers of the United States, Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States from 1797 to 1801. Before ... and his son John Quincy Adams—as well as John Hancock, a President of the Continental Congress and the first signer of the ...
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James Gordon Bennett Jr
James Gordon Bennett Jr. (May 10, 1841May 14, 1918) was publisher of the ''New York Herald'', founded by his father, James Gordon Bennett Sr. (1795–1872), who emigrated from Scotland. He was generally known as Gordon Bennett to distinguish him from his father. Among his many sports-related accomplishments he organized both the first polo match and the first tennis match in the United States, and he personally won the first trans-oceanic yacht race. He sponsored explorers including Henry Morton Stanley's trip to Africa to find David Livingstone, and the ill-fated USS Jeannette (1878), USS ''Jeannette'' attempt on the North Pole. Early life Bennett was born on May 10, 1841, in New York City to James Gordon Bennett Sr. (1795–1872), the founder, editor and publisher of the ''New York Herald''. He was the only son in the family. He grew up mostly in France, and attended the École Polytechnique. Career In 1861, he moved to the United States, and enlisted in the Union (American Civ ...
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