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William Pryor Letchworth

philanthropist , author

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