Bridges, Edwin T.
Born: 1831-XX-XX New York
Died: 1900-XX-12 Quincy, Illinois
Edwin T. Bridges was a newspaper publisher and editor, public servant, Whig, and, later, a Republican. From 1852 to 1855, he published the
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