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William Lloyd Garrison

William Lloyd Garrison, American publicist.


  • Garrison, William Lloyd was born on January 21, 1838 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of late William Lloyd and Helen Eliza (Benson) G.

  • Education

    • Educated Boston public schools.


    • Bank cashier, Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1862-1864. Wool merchant, Boston, 1866-1883. Dealer in investment securities, 1883-1902.

      Now secretary American Free Trade League. Has spoken and written frequently on questions of civil polity of reformatory character. Warm advocate of the single tax theory as propounded by Henry George and of free trade.

      Woman Suffragist; Anti-Imperialist. Opponent of restriction laws against the Chinese in this country. Home: Lexington, Mass.


    • Married Ellen Wright, September 14, 1864.
    • spouse: Ellen Wright
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    Born January 21, 1838
    Died 1909
    (aged 70)