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William Cullen Bryant
Date: 1794 - 1878
Remarks: William Cullen Bryant was the son of Peter Bryant and Sarah (Snell) Bryant of, Massachusetts. He Married Miss Frances Fairchild. Mr. Bryant was co-editor of "NY Review" and "Athenaeum magazine"; Editor of NY Evening Post; A volume of his poems published in 1832 and gave rise to America nature poetry as a form; Served as Secretary and VP of N-YHS and often gave speeches before the members; close friend of artists like Asher B. Durand and Thomas Cole.