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William Lloyd Garrison

  • Birth 12 Dec 1805 Newburyport, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 24 May 1879 Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
  • Burial Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Plot Section 11, Smilax Path
  • Memorial ID 384

Prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He became famous in the 1830's for his denunciations of slavery. He is best known as the editor of the radical abolitionist newspaper, The Liberator (1831-1865), helping to lead the successful abolitionist campaign against slavery in the United States, and as one of the founders of the American Anti-Slavery Society. He promoted "immediate emancipation" of slaves in the United States.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 384
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Lloyd Garrison (12 Dec 1805–24 May 1879), Find A Grave Memorial no. 384, citing Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory, Jamaica Plain, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .