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Full Name: James Gordan Bennett Sr
Biography:
(1795-1872) Editor. "The New York Herald." In 1832, James Gordon Bennett, Sr. invested his savings of about $500 in the establishment of a four-page journal, which sold for a cent a copy and was called the "New York Herald." Mr. Bennett was the sole reporter, editor, and contributor and he published out of a cellar on Wall Street, Manhattan, New York. He was the first to use the telegraph for reporting news and originated the system of newspaper distribution by carriers.
Author's Timeline:
1795 (Unknown) County
James Gordon Bennett, Sr. was born in Keith, Scotland, in 1795. 
1872 New York County
James Gordon Bennett, Sr. died in New York, New York in 1872. 
1872 Kings County
James Gordon Bennett, Sr. is interred in the Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York. 
? New York County
James Gordon Bennett, Sr. worked in Manhattan, New York. 

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