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Richard Watson Gilder
Date: 1844 - 1909
Remarks: Outstanding figure in the field of journalism editor of the publication "hours at Home" which merged with "Scribner's Monthly" in 1820. He remained as assistant and then managing director until "Scribner's" eventually became "The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine" The century was one of the leading publications of the time and Gilder was editor in chief. Gilder was responsible for introducing engraved illustrations into the publication and he contributed some of his own poetry as well