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George Denison Prentice (1802–1870)

Prentice, George Denison. An American journalist, author, and poet; born at Preston, CT, Dec. 18, 1802; died at Louisville, KY, Jan. 22, 1870. He was on the staff of the Hartford Weekly Review from 1828 to 1830, when he became editor of the Louisville Journal, and held that position until his death, making the paper famous for satiric wit and exuberant fun. His best-known work is a volume of witticisms entitled ‘Prenticeana’ (1859). His other publications are: ‘Life of Henry Clay’ (1831), and ‘Poems’ (1876).