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William Turner Coggeshall

journalist , diplomat

William Turner Coggeshall, American journalist, diplomat.

Background

Coggeshall, William Turner was born on September 6, 1824 in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William C. and Eliza (Grotz) Coggeshall.

Career

Editor, The Genius of the West, 1854-1856. Editor Ohio Edn; editor Ohio State Journal, Columbus. Minister to Ecuador, 1866-1867.

Works

  • Author: Signs of the Times, 1851. Easy Warren and His Contemporaries, 1854. Poets and Poetry of the West, 1860.

    Stories of Frontier Adventure, 1863. The Journeys of A. Lincoln as President Elect and as President Martyred (also known as The Lincoln Memorial), 1865.

Connections

Married Mary Carpenter, October 28, 1845, 1 daughter, Jessie.

father:
William C. Coggeshall

mother:
Eliza (Grotz) Coggeshall

spouse:
Mary Carpenter