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Edmund Flagg

Edmund Flagg, American journalist, diplomat.

Background

  • Flagg, Edmund was born on November 24, 1815 in Wiscasset, Maine, United States. Son of Edmund and Harriet (Payson) Flagg.

  • Education

    • Graduate Bowdoin College, 1835.

    Career

    • Contributor to Daily Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1836-1861. Publisher Literary News Letter, Louisville, 1839. Editor Weekly Gazette, Marietta, O., 1842-1848.

      Secretary to the United States minister in Berlin, 1849. United States consul to Venice, 1850-1852. Statistician unites states department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, 1854-1870.

      Author: The Far West, 1838. Mutual Insurance, 1846. Edmond Dantes, 1849; Venice, the City of the Sea, 1797-1849, published 1853.

      Report of the Commercial Relations of the United States with All Foreign Nations, 4 vols., 1856-1857. De Molai, 1888.

    Works

    • Contributor to Daily Journal, Louisville, Kentucky, 1836-1861. Publisher Literary News Letter, Louisville, 1839. Editor Weekly Gazette, Marietta, O., 1842-1848.

      Secretary to the United States minister in Berlin, 1849. United States consul to Venice, 1850-1852. Statistician unites states department of State, Washington, District of Columbia, 1854-1870.

      Author: The Far West, 1838. Mutual Insurance, 1846. Edmond Dantes, 1849
    • Venice, the City of the Sea, 1797-1849, published 1853.

      Report of the Commercial Relations of the United States with All Foreign Nations, 4 vols., 1856-1857. De Molai, 1888.

    Connections

    • Married Kate Adeline Gallaher, February 18, 1862.
    • father: Edmund Flagg
    • mother: Harriet (Payson) Flagg
    • spouse: Kate Adeline Gallaher
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    Born November 24, 1815
    Died November 1, 1890
    (aged 74)
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