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abolitionist , Reformer

William Lloyd Garrison, American abolitionist, reformer.

Background

Garrison, William Lloyd was born on December 10, 1805 in Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Abijah and Frances (Lloyd G., married Helen Benson September 4, 1834, 7 children. Editor, Free Press, Newburyport, 1826.

Career

Editor of Free Press, Newburyport, 1826. Worked for women’s suffrage and fair treatment of Indians, after Civil War.

Achievements

  • He founded (with Isaac Knapp) an abolitionist newspaper named The Liberator

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Thoughts on African Colonization, 1832. Sonnets and Other Poems, 1843.

Connections

father:
Abijah Garrison

mother:
Frances (Lloyd Garrison