Appletons' Cyclopædia of American Biography/Mather, Frederic Gregory

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MATHER, Frederic Gregory, journalist, b. in Cleveland, Ohio, 11 Aug., 1844. He was graduated at Dartmouth in 1867, and studied law in Cleveland, but did not practise, having chosen commercial and literary pursuits. In 1874 he became managing editor of the “Times” at Binghamton, N. Y., and in 1875 editor-in-chief of the “Republican” in the same city, but resigned the place in 1879. He wrote editorials for the Albany “Evening Journal” in 1880, and then became the resident Albany correspondent of several newspapers. He has frequently contributed to periodicals, chiefly on historical, economic, and scientific subjects.