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|Birth:||31st May, 1847|
|Death:||3rd April, 1908|
|Profession:||Diplomat, Journalist, Poet|
James Jeffrey Roche was born in Ireland. He was an Irish-American poet, journalist and diplomat. He emigrated as a young child, and grew up in Prince Edward Island, Canada. He came to Boston in 1866. in 1883, he joined the staff of the Boston Pilot as an assistant editor under John Boyle O'Reilly, and later became editor of the newspaper. When most Democrats in the region deserted William Jennings Bryan in 1896, Roche and the Pilot gave Brian strong support. At the end of his life he was the American Consul in Switzerland. He wrote several poetry books include: Ballads of blue water and other poems and Life of John Boyle O'Reilly.
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