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Francis A. Mallison

Born: Mar 13, 1832

Death: Jun 22, 1877

Birthplace: Rome

Nationality: United States

Francis A. Mallison

Date of Birth : Mar 13, 1832
Date of Death : Jun 22, 1877
Birth Place : Rome

Francis Avery Mallison was an American journalist, editor and public servant. A longtime reporter for the Brooklyn Eagle, known under his pen name Francis O'Pake, he and then city editor Joseph Howard, Jr. were responsible for publishing a forged document to manipulate the price of gold on the New York Stock Exchange resulting in the "Great Civil War Gold Hoax".

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