Anson Herrick

Anson Herrick

Lewiston, Androscoggin County, Maine, USA
Death 6 Feb 1868 (aged 56)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 174, Lot 18333
Memorial ID 3888 · View Source
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US Congressman. Learning the printing trade, he established the Citizen newspaper at Wiscasset, Maine, in 1833. Moving to New York City in 1836, he established the New York Atlas in 1838, was a member of the board of aldermen, and the naval storekeeper for the Port of New York. In 1863, he was elected as a Democrat to the Thirty-eighth Congress, serving until 1865. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, he resumed his journalistic pursuits until his death.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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