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Amos Bronson Alcott

educator , author

Amos Bronson Alcott, American educator, author.

Background

Alcott, Amos Bronson was born on November 29, 1799 in Wolcott, Connecticut, United States. Son of Joseph Chatfield and Anna (Bronson) Alcox.

Career

Taught school, Cheshire, Massachusetts, 1823-1827, Boston, 1828-1830, Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1831-1833, Temple School, Boston, 1834-1839.

Works

  • Tablets (1868)

  • Concord Days (1872)

  • Table Talk (1877)

  • Sonnets and Canzonets (1882)

  • All works

Connections

Married Abigail May, May 23, 1830, children—Louisa May, Abby May, Anna, Elizabeth.

father:
Joseph Chatfield Alcox

mother:
Anna (Bronson) Alcox

spouse:
Abigail May