Lee County Biography
JAMES C. MEAD
Dixon


A compositor on The Telegraph's first issue was James C. Mead, then 20, who learned the printer's trade in Naperville. He wsa born in Monroe County NY in 1831, and died in DIxon, Sept. 18, 1894. He was associated with newspapers all his life.

Dixon Evening Telegraph - Anniversary Edition 1 May 1951

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