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Amos Lawrence

merchant , philanthropist

Amos Lawrence, American merchant, philanthropist.

Background

Lawrence, Amos was born on April 22, 1786 in Groton, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Samuel and Susanna (Parker) Lawrence.

Career

Engaged in various philanthropies, gave away about $500,000, 1842-1852, including gifts to Groton (Massachusetts) Acad.

Connections

Married Sarah Richards, June 6, 1811. Married second, Nancy Means Ellis, 1821.

father:
Samuel Lawrence

mother:
Susanna (Parker) Lawrence

spouses:
Sarah Richards

Nancy Means Ellis