George T. Lanigan

George Thomas Lanigan
George Thomas Lanigan (10 December 1845 or 10 December 1846 - 5 February 1886) (variously Lannigan) was a Canadian journalist and poet.wikipedia
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Montreal Star

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On 16 January 1869, they, perhaps together with journalist Thomas Marshall, created the Evening Star, which changed its name to the Star in 1877 and The Montreal Star in 1881.
The paper was founded January 16, 1869, by Hugh Graham, 1st Baron Atholstan and George T. Lanigan as the Montreal Evening Star.

Hugh Graham, 1st Baron Atholstan

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At the same time, Lanigan worked at the Montreal Gazette as a sports editor, where he met Hugh Graham, 1st Baron Atholstan.
In 1869, along with George T. Lanigan and perhaps journalist Thomas Marshall (his role is disputed), he founded the Evening Star (later The Montreal Star), a one-cent daily.

Ernest Lanigan

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They had four children, including baseball statistician Ernest Lanigan, and newspaper sports editor and baseball writer Harold Lanigan.
In addition to having parents who were both writers and editors (George Thomas Lanigan and Bertha Spink Lanigan ), Lanigan was the nephew, on his mother's side, of The Sporting News founders Al Spink and Charles Spink, and one of five men in his family, including J. G. Taylor Spink and C.C. Johnson Spink, to gain acclaim as a newspaperman.

Frances McCollin

Lanigan's granddaughter was Philadelphia composer Frances McCollin.
Her grandfather, George T. Lanigan, was an Irish-Canadian poet and journalist.

Saidu Baba

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In A Threnody Lanigan laments the death of the Akond of Swat.

Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Quebec

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George Lanigan was born in 1845 or 1846 in Saint-Charles-sur-Richelieu, Quebec.

Montreal Gazette

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At the same time, Lanigan worked at the Montreal Gazette as a sports editor, where he met Hugh Graham, 1st Baron Atholstan.

New York World

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Lanigan sold his share in the Star and moved to the United States, first working for the New York World and then moving on to Philadelphia where he worked for The Philadelphia Record.

The Philadelphia Record

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Lanigan sold his share in the Star and moved to the United States, first working for the New York World and then moving on to Philadelphia where he worked for The Philadelphia Record.

Ladies' Home Journal

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Lanigan married Bertha Spink, editor of the Ladies Home Journal, and the sister of Alfred Henry Spink.

Alfred Henry Spink

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Lanigan married Bertha Spink, editor of the Ladies Home Journal, and the sister of Alfred Henry Spink.

Edward Lear

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Just as Edward Lear remarked - "Who or why or which or what//is the Akond of Swat", so Lanigan plays with the title more than the event.

The Penguin Book of Canadian Verse

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