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Glenn, William Wilkinslocked

(20 July 1824–24 June 1876)
  • Bayly Ellen Marks
  •  and Mark Norton Schatz

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Glenn, William Wilkins (20 July 1824–24 June 1876), newspaper publisher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of John Glenn, an attorney and federal judge, and Henrietta Rebecca Wilkins. He graduated from St. Mary’s College in Baltimore with a degree in the classics in 1841. On graduating he entered the counting room of William Howell & Sons, Baltimore shippers, and in 1844 was sent as supercargo to South America, where he kept a detailed journal of his voyage. Soon after returning to Baltimore he entered into the iron commission business, in connection with his father’s Curtis Creek Furnace....

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