John Wyeth

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John Wyeth


Born: 31 March 1770, Cam­bridge-MA, USA

Died: 23 Jan­u­a­ry 1858, Philadelphia-PA, USA


American printer, publisher and composer. Before 1792, he was man­ag­er of a print­ing com­pa­ny, San­to Do­min­go. In 1792, he re­turned to Amer­i­ca, and set­tled in Har­ri­sburg, Penn­syl­van­ia, where he be­came involved in the pub­lish­ing bus­i­ness and co-owned a news­pa­per (The Or­a­cle of Dau­phin). Married Louisa Weiss in 1793. He was Postmaster General to President George Washington, 1793-98.

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