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A.Benjāmiņš b. 13. July 1860, died June 14, 1939
Graduated from the Teacher seminary in Valka. Was a teacher in Platere, later in trade business in Madliena and Skriveri. Was known as the author of the screen-play "Miglā" (In fog). In the newspaper business from 1907, when became the editor of "Mājas Viesis". For long time worked in "Rigasche Rundschau" and "Rigasche Neueste Nachrichten". In 1911 began to publish the newspaper "Jaunākās Ziņas"
(From LDG, 1928)