Thompson, William Tappan, 1812-1882

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Dates:
Birth 1812-08-31
Death 1882-03-24
Britons

Biographical notes:

William Tappan Thompson (1812-1882), newspaperman, founded the SAVANNAH MORNING NEWS and humorist author who wrote under the pseudonym Major Joseph Jones.

From the description of William Tappan Thompson papers, [ca. 1865-1882]. (Georgia College & State University). WorldCat record id: 38476853

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Subjects:

  • Humorists, American
  • Journalists
  • Humorist stories, American--19th century

Occupations:

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Places:

  • Savannah (Ga.) (as recorded)
  • Georgia (as recorded)