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Dana, Charles Anderson

Born: 1819 AD
Died: 1897 AD
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1819 – Charles Anderson Dana was born on the 8th of August in Hinsdale, New Hampshire.

 

1831 – At the age of twelve he became a clerk in his uncle’s general store at Buffalo.

 

1839 – He entered Harvard.

 

1841 – His impairment of his eyesight forced him to leave college.

 

1841-1846 – He lived at Brook Farm, where he was made one of the trustees of the farm.

 

1847 – He joined the staff of the New York Tribune.

 

1849 – Dana became its managing editor Tribune.

 

1857-1863 – With George Ripley he edited The New American Cyclopaedia.

 

1862 – The board of managers of the Tribune asked for Dana’s resignation.

 

1864-1865 – Served as Second Assistant Secretary of War.

 

1865-1866 – Conducted the newly established and unsuccessful Chicago Republican.

 

1868 – Became the editor and part owner of the New York Sun.

 

1897 – He died on 17th of October.