(Born: about 1799 - Died:
American lawyer, author and editor. His full name was apparently Edmund
Burke Fisher, being named after the famous English political figure and
orator. Fisher was the editor of the Literary Examiner and Western
Monthly Review, later renamed the Examiner and Hesperian.
This publication was printed in Pittsburgh, PA, and ran from May 1839 -
February 1840. At one point, Fisher used the pseudonym of "Timothy
Jenkins." Poe mentions Fisher in letters to P. P. Cooke and J. E.
Snodgrass (July 12, 1841).
He married, by the Rev. Samuel Montgomery, Miss Narcissa M'Keehan on
Oct. 17, 1839. Marriage records list him as the editor of the
Pittsburgh Saturday Evening Vistor. He had been associated with Horace
Greeley's New Yorker. He
contributed to both the Southern Literary Messenger and Snowden's