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Born: December 18, 1802

Died: January 22, 1870 (aged 67)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Editor

Bio: George Dennison Prentice was the editor of the Louisville Journal, which he built into a major newspaper in Louisville, Kentucky. He attracted readers by satire as well as exaggerated reporting and support of the Know-Nothing Party in the 1850s. His writing was said to contribute to rabid anti-Catholic and anti-foreigner sentiment, and a riot in 1855.

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