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Josiah Blackburn 1823-1890

An astute businessman with a flair for political writing, Blackburn founded the London Free Press and Daily Western Advertiser in 1855. He continued to publish that paper until his death, as well as maintaining a controlling interest in several other newspapers.

Location

At his former residence, 76 Albert Street, London

Region: Southwestern Ontario

County/District: County of Middlesex

Municipality: City of London

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