Biography of Edwin Fleming


Fleming, Edwin, Buffalo, was born at West Lebanon, Ind., December 11, 1847, and has devoted his entire time to newspaper work. His first experience in this direction was while at the University of Michigan, where, in his junior and senior years, he was one of the editors of a college paper. Immediately after graduation he entered the service of the Detroit Post as a reporter; in the winter of 1870-71 he had charge of the telegraph desk of the Detroit Tribune and afterward doing general newspaper work for the Kalamazoo Telegraph and the Jackson Citizen, as well as for the Tribune. Returning in 1874 from an eighteen months' tour of Europe, he became the Washington representative of the New York Journal of Commerce, the New York Commercial Bulletin (1881 to 1885), Detroit Free Press (1875 to 1885), St. Louis Republican (1881 to 1885), and Buffato Courier (1877 to 1885). In 1885 he became editor of the Buffalo Courier, which position he still retains. He was married April 20, 1881, to Harriet L. Stone, of Kalamazoo, Mich.

Our County and its people
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Edited by: Truman C. White
The Boston History Company, Publishes 1898


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