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date: 07 July 2020

Coggeshall, William Turnerlocked

(06 September 1824–02 August 1867)
  • Leigh Johnsen


Coggeshall, William Turner (06 September 1824–02 August 1867), journalist, state librarian, and diplomat, was born in Lewistown, Pennsylvania, the son of William C. Coggeshall, a coachsmith, and Eliza Grotz. At the age of eighteen he headed west and settled in Akron, Ohio. There he launched his career by starting the ...

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