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James Rees Wikipedia
James Rees (1802 – 1885) was an American author, playwright, and editor.
Rees was born in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He worked as a salesman, and as a clerk for the United States Post Office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Rees was co-editor of the Mechanics' Free Press, 1831; and editor of The Dramatic Mirror, 1842; and of The Philanthropist, 1854. He was closely involved with the Home Missionary Society of the City and County of Philadelphia, a Christian evangelist organization.
He and his wife Anna were the parents of four children, the first two of whom were born in their mother's home state of Louisiana.