William Lloyd Garrison

Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison Full Name: William Lloyd Garrison
Nationality:

American

Profession: Abolitionist
Why Famous: Editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator and one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society.

Born: December 10, 1805
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Newburyport, Massachusetts, USA

Died: May 24, 1879 (aged 73)
Cause of Death: Kidney disease

Biography: William Lloyd Garrison was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, and was one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States. Garrison was also a prominent voice for the women's suffrage movement. (Wikipedia)

Married Life

  • 1834-09-04 Abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison (28) weds Helen Eliza Benson

Historical Events in the Life of William Lloyd Garrison

  • 1831-01-01 William Lloyd Garrison publishes 1st issue of abolitionist journal

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