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John Allan - Poe's Foster Father

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John Allan became Edgar Poe's foster father after the death of Eliza Poe.  Allan, who provided an excellent education for his young charge, refused to adopt the child known as "Eddy."

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Image of John Allan, online courtesy Library of Congress.

 

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