William J. Sproat
William J. Sproat

William J. Sproat


William J. Sproat was a newspaperman and the founder of the Morning Press, which later became the Evening Press and later the Grand Rapids Press. Prior to founding the Morning Press in 1890, he was the city editor for the Telegram, and earlier had worked for the Democrat.
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Grand Rapids Public Library photographs collection (Coll. 054) - Grand Rapids History & Special Collections Department

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Grand Rapids Public Library photograph collection