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William Pryor Letchworth

William Pryor Letchworth, American philanthropist, author. Member State Board of Charities, 1873-1896 (vice president 1874-1878, president 1878-1888).

Background

  • Letchworth, William Pryor was born on May 26, 1823 in Brownville, New York, United States. Son of Josiah and Ann L. Manufacturer and merchant, Buffalo, New York, 1848-1869.

  • Education

    • Retired from business, 1869. Devoted entire time to charitable work.

    Career

    • President National; president 1st New York State Conf.

    Works

    • Author: The Insane in Foreign Countries, 1889. Care and Treatment of Epileptics, 1900.

    Membership

    Member State Board of Charities, 1873-1896 (vice president 1874-1878, president 1878-1888).

    Connections

    • father: Josiah Mfr
    • mother: Ann L. Mfr
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    Died 1910
    (aged 86)
    Nationality