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Francis Fisher Browne (December 1, 1843–1913) was an American editor, poet, and critic.


Browne was born in South Halifax, Vermont. After his high school education, Browne enlisted in the Forty-sixth Massachusetts Volunteers (1862–63).

He went on to study law in Rochester and Ann Arbor; edited the Lakeside Monthly (Chicago) (1869–74), The Alliance (1878–79), and The Dial (1880–1913), a semimonthly literary review.

He authored:

  • Every-Day Life of Abraham Lincoln (1886, new edition, 1913)
  • Volunteer Grain (1896)

Browne died aged 69.

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