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George Lynn

(1822- )
Illinois & Nebraska

George Lynn was born February 7, 1822 in England. He was a journalist in Lockport, Illinois for thirty-five years. He moved to Hastings, Nebraska where he eventually took up the practice of law. He is credited in Poets and Poetry of Nebraska as being "the author of a number of meritorious poems." [Poets and Poetry of Nebraska 53 (Chicago: American Publisher's Association, 1902)][online text][See also: Thomas William Herringshaw, Herringshaw's Encyclopedia of American Biography of the Nineteenth Century 606 (Chicago: American Publishers' Assoc., 1898)]