Bennett, James Gordon. Proprietor of "New York Herald." Born in New York, May 10, 1841, son of journalist of same name. Educated by private tutors. Inherited "The Herald," and a large fortune in 1872. For a time issued a London edition and a Paris edition of "The Herald." Inaugurated publication in England of storm warnings transmitted from the United States. Sent Henry M. Stanley to Africa to find Livingstone, 1874-77. Fitted out Jeannette Polar Expedition, 1879. Established 1883 (with John W. Mackay), the Commercial (Mackay-Bennett) Cable Company. Was a prominent yachtsman. Lived most of his time in Paris, but kept active management of "The Herald" by cable. Died 1918.