George Ticknor (journalist)

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George Ticknor (14 April 1822 in Boston – 25 December 1866 in Keene, New Hampshire) was a lawyer, and later a journalist.

Education[edit]

He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1847 and studied law in Franklin, New Hampshire.

Family[edit]

Ticknor was born to Benjamin Ticknor and Hannah Gardner.[1] Benjamin was a broker and employed Ticknor’s cousin, William Ticknor, who also resided with their family at their Boston residence. Another cousin, George Ticknor, also resided in Boston where he was a writer and historian.

Career[edit]

He was admitted to the bar in 1850, and began practice in Hanover, but in the following year moved to Claremont. He was solicitor for Sullivan County 1855-1859. About 1860, he settled in Keene and purchased a large interest in The Keene Sentinel which he edited during the remainder of his days. He published Gazetteer and Biographical Sketches of New Hampshire.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Ticknor family in America : Being an account of the descendants of William Ticknor of Scituate, and of other immigrants named Ticknor or Tickner. (n.d.). Retrieved June 25, 2015.

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