Appleton's Cyclopedia of American Biography, edited by James
Grant Wilson, John Fiske and Stanley L. Klos. Six volumes, New York: D. Appleton
and Company, 1887-1889 and 1999. Virtualology.com warns that these 19th Century
biographies contain errors and bias. We rely on volunteers to edit the historic
biographies on a continual basis. If you would like to edit this biographyplease
submit a rewritten biography in text form.
If acceptable, the new biography will be published above the 19th Century
Appleton's Cyclopedia Biography citing the volunteer editor
Virtual American Biographies
Over 30,000 personalities
with thousands of 19th Century illustrations, signatures, and exceptional life
welcomes editing and additions to the
biographies. To become this site's editor or a contributor
or e-mail Virtualology here.
KEENAN, Henry Francis, 'novelist, born in Rochester, New York, 4 May, 1849. He was educated mainly in the public schools, enlisted in the National service during the civil war, and was wounded in action at Drury's Bluff, Virginia he entered upon journalism in 1868 as a member of the staff of the Rochester, New York, "Chronicle," and first attracted attention by a remarkable account of a balloon voyage that he was prevented from making. Afterward he was connected with various newspapers in Rochester, Indianapolis, Indiana, and New York city, and as a correspondent in Washington and in Paris. In 1883 he left journalism for general literature. He has published the novels "Trajan" (New York, 1884); "The Aliens" (1886); and " One of a Thousand" (1887); and the anonymous novel "The Money-Makers" (1886) has been attributed to him.
This site and its contents are not affiliated, connected,
associated with or authorized by the individual, family,
friends, or trademarked entities utilizing any part or
the subject's entire name. Any official or affiliated
sites that are related to this subject will be hyper
linked below upon submission
and Evisum, Inc. review.
Please join us in our mission to incorporate The Congressional Evolution of the United States of America discovery-based curriculum into the classroom of every primary and secondary school in the United States of America by July 2, 2026, the nation’s 250th birthday. , the United States of America: We The
People. Click Here