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Benjamin Parke Avery

Benjamin Parke Avery, American journalist, diplomat.


  • Avery, Benjamin Parke was born on November 11, 1828 in New York City. Son of Samuel Putnam and Hannah (Parke) Avery.

  • Career

    • Editor, part owner Marysville (Cal. Editor San Francisco Bulletin, 1863-1873. Organizer San Francisco Art Association, 1872.

      Editor San Francisco Overland Monthly, 1874. Minister to China, 1874-1875</td><tr><td class="label_burgverd11px"><b>Death</b></td></tr><tr><td> Died Peking, China, November 8, 1875.


    • Married Mary A. Fuller, 1861.
    • father: Samuel Putnam Avery
    • mother: Hannah (Parke) Avery
    • spouse: Mary A. Fuller
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    Born November 11, 1828
    Died November 8, 1875
    (aged 46)