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Benjamin Parke Avery

journalist , diplomat

Benjamin Parke Avery, American journalist, diplomat.

Background

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.

Connections

Married Mary A. Fuller, 1861.

father:
Samuel Putnam Avery

mother:
Hannah (Parke) Avery

spouse:
Mary A. Fuller