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Dana, Charles Anderson

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Born: 1819 AD
Died: 1897 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: American
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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.

 

 

 


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