William Henry Mathews (William Henry Mathews)

William Henry Mathews

Newspaper innovator. During his 50-year tenure as President and co-publisher (with Colonel Nathan Pond) of the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, he introduced linotype machines to the American press, which eliminated typesetting by hand and produced faster and more accurate newspaper production.  (bio by: Mount Hope NY)  Family links:  Spouse:  Frances Augusta Walbridge Mathews (1845 – 1938)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • April, 10, 1838

Died

  • February, 02, 1932

Cemetery

  • Mount Hope Cemetery
  • USA

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