Bowles, Samuel, III

Bowles, Samuel, III

(1826–78) editor; born in Springfield, Mass. He was the indefatigable longtime editor of the Springfield Republican, which he built into one of the finest papers of the time. His editorials were highly influential; he also published three volumes of correspondence written during travels in the West.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.