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Printing Trivia

Printing's Who's Who

Some famous people who were printers, but are best known for other activities were/are:

George H. W. Bush, 41st U.S. President.

Thomas Edison, inventor. Published the first newspaper ever to be set and printed on a moving train.

Thomas J. Foster, founder of American Correspondence Schools.

Horace Greeley, Civil War era author ("Go West Young Man") and politician.

Edgar Guest, popular early 20th century poet.

Warren Harding, 29th U.S. President.

Joel Chandler Harris, author of "Uncle Remus" books--collections of poems and proverbs.

Elbert Hubbard, 19th-20th century writer. Died aboard the Lusitania in 1915.

Stanley Marcus, founder of Neiman Marcus department store.

Paul Revere, American Revolutionary War patriot. Father of American bank note business; printed colonial money.

John Brown Russworm, first African-American college graduate.

Orville & Wilbur Wright, flight pioneers. Published newspapers before going into bicycle business.


Courtesy Cy Stapleton, www.hotelinecy.com