Benjamin Edes

Journalist, Deceased Person

1732 – 1803

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Who was Benjamin Edes?

Benjamin Edes was a journalist and political agitator. He is best known, along with John Gill, as the publisher of the Boston Gazette, a newspaper which sparked and financed the Boston Tea Party and was influential during the American Revolutionary War.

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Born
Oct 14, 1732
Charlestown
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Died
Dec 11, 1803
Boston
Resting place
Copp's Hill Burying Ground

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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