GLADWIN, JOHN (?–1839). John Gladwin, newspaperman, served as first editor of the Galvestonian in 1838 under publisher Samuel Bangs. Gladwin, who in print called himself "Plain John Gladwin," succeeded John S. Evans as editor of the Galveston Commercial Intelligencer. He died of yellow fever in October 1839.
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